Leadership Training Resources

The following list provides opportunities for leadership and capacity training available to non-profit professionals in our area.  This information was last updated in 8/2021,  if you find a link that is not working or incorrect information, please let us know.

Phoenixville Community Health Foundation

Chester County Community Foundation,

  • Programs: Peer Learning Circles- Ex. Dir, and  Development Managers and Food for Thought Conversations, consultant resources
  • Link: www.chescocf.org

SCORE Chester and Delaware Counties

  • Programs: provides free business mentoring, low and no-cost business training, and free online resources to small business owners in Chester and Delaware
  • Link: chesterdelco.score.org


  • Programs:  Non-profit Education via volunteers, has educational webinars for Non-profit professionals
  • Link: www.rsvpmc.org

TCN (The Community Network)

United Way of Chester County

NELI- Non-profit Executive Director Leadership Institute

  • Programs: Ascending Leadership Certififcation Program and consultants
  • Cost: $2300
  • Link: www.brynmawr.edu/neli

Villanova University

LaSalle The Non-Profit Center

The Non-profit Executive Leadership Series,

  • Programs:  The Non-profit Executive Leadership Series, Credit 4.4 CEU/ 35 HRCI/ 44 SHRMS/ 23 CFRE, 44hours self-paced virtual learning. Once enrolled you have 365 days to complete
  • Cost: Runs $699 and up
  • Link: catalog.mindedge.com/nptimes/categories/16

Nonprofit Tech for Good

  • Programs: Digital marketing and Fundraising Resource for non-profits, they have 3 courses at $20 each to earn a Certificate in Digital Marketing and Fundraising
  • Cost: $2o per course
  • Link: www.nptechforgood.com

Philadelphia Leadership

  • Programs: Core Program is to train higher level staff to get onto non-profit board, also have a Keeper Program for young connectors
  • Cost: $8,800
  • Link: www.leadershipphiladelphia.org

Urban League of Philadelphia

Securing the Roots

  • Programs: 6-month fellowship to expand the fundraising capacity for community based organizations BOC
  • Cost: Program pays participants $2500 and helps with childcare
  • Link: www.securingtheroots.org

Resources for Non-profits