Nonprofit Institute

Upcoming Nonprofit Institute: June 24 - June 28, 2024. Contact Isabel Sampson-Mapp at to inquire about registration.

The Nonprofit Institute, offered biannually, provides free workshops for members of local nonprofits and faith-based communities. Penn staff and community leaders teach a series of courses over five days in nonprofit administration, evaluation, legal issues, grant writing, finances, human resource management, and publicity. Participants learn how to strengthen their organizational and personal capacity to improve the quality of services for their constituencies.

The Nonprofit Institute is typically held in May/June and November/December. The Institute has been operating for 20 years. For more information, please contact Isabel Sampson-Mapp,


Photo of Ira Harkavy speaking at Nonprofit Institute

Ira Harkavy speaking at Nonprofit Institute