FEMA – Training Opportunities for Nonprofits – IT Workforce Development Programs

Resources from the Aug 14 FEMA Long Term Recovery Task Force bulletin

Nonprofit Tech Readiness for Data Empowerment

Description: Nonprofit Tech Readiness (NTR) for Data Empowerment is a six-month cohort program for nonprofit professionals interested in using data more effectively and equitably as an organization. Our goal is to elevate nonprofits’ technology capacity significantly by strengthening participants’ knowledge of best practices for technology planning, budgeting, decision making, and more while supporting them to advance a data-related project specific to their organization.

Deadline: Open for September-29-2020 Cohort
Total Funding: no charge
Dept/Agency/Org: Nonprofit Technology Conference

Website: https://www.nten.org/education/nonprofit-tech-readiness/nonprofit-tech-readiness-for-data-empowerment/
Eligibility: Nonprofit staff who are interested in practical and tangible technology training and located in all US states and territories are encouraged to apply.


Description: Technology training for nonprofits Live and scheduled training sessions to help your nonprofit do more with technology.

Deadline: See Calendar
Total Funding: no charge
Dept/Agency/Org: Tech Impact
Website: https://techimpact.org/events/
Eligibility: Nonprofit staff


Description: TechSoup offers e-learning and training products to create webinars, conferences, and training materials, regardless of funds or access to training centers.

Deadline: See Calendar for Topics
Total Funding: charges vary by course
Dept/Agency/Org: Tech Soup
Website: https://www.techsoup.org/training-and-education
Eligibility: Nonprofit staff

Online course sites for growing your tech skills

Description: Online education providers offer free programs and courses on nearly any technical domain.

Deadline: See Calendars
Total Funding: no charge


Alison.com offers a wide range of free IT courses


Codeacademy offers free coding classes in 12 programming and markup languages advisors.


EdX is a massive open online course (MOOC) provider with university-level courses developed by schools, nonprofit organizations and corporations.

Microsoft Learn

Microsoft offers several learning paths and certifications that cover various Microsoft products and services.


For UI and UX designers or web developers, you may want to look to Skillshare if you’re trying to boost your tech skills. The website offers free courses in UI and UX design as well as web development — and it also offers courses in business analytics, which may be useful for those working with data


Udemy is targeted at professional adults who need to fit education into their busy work schedules. Some courses on Udemy are free, while some are available at a fee

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