Our mission is to strengthen the capacity of nonprofits to serve the people and communities of Mississippi. For the thousands of nonprofit organizations across the state, the Center is the primary source of management training, technical information, advice, answers, coaching and connection to vital resources.
Check out the many events designed to develop your skills and knowledge in nonprofit management.
This resource is the ultimate checklist for individuals looking to start a nonprofit in Mississippi. Over 20 activities are listed in the order that best encourages successful establishment of new services for your community.
A sample Document Destruction and Retention Policy required by law. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act’s prohibition of the destruction of documents that are subject to review in litigation provides the reason for every nonprofit adopting a document retention policy.
In this Lunch & Learn session you will learn from a grant writing professional how and where to find grants to fund your organization. Tips on research from web-based resources like the Foundation Center and Grant Station among others and using search engines to match your organization with funders.
Mississippi Center for Nonprofit's exceptional certification program is developed for board members, directors, nonprofit staff, and volunteers to learn nationally recognized nonprofit management best practices in a two-day series of workshops in an interactive learning environment. Organizations can receive certification by enrolling an executive director, a board officer, and a board member into the program and completing a peer review process with a Center Consultant. Consulting hours are included as a part of the organizational certification package. Individuals will receive EIA certification upon completion of the two-day "Boot Camp" style workshops.