Degrees in Philanthropy Studies and Nonprofit Management


Philanthropy and Nonprofits

We all like to do things that make us feel good about ourselves. And what better way to feel good about yourself than to help others? Whether you're looking for a new charity to give to or want to check the legitimacy of one to which you already give, the resources you need are online. You can find a place to volunteer at home or abroad, research and apply to education programs in philanthropy and nonprofit studies, read up on the latest in nonprofit news, or even find ways to better run or start your own nonprofit.

Nonprofit Organizations

The world of philanthropy and volunteering is made up of millions of people such as yourself, and ... read more »

Nonprofit Volunteer Opportunities Abroad

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Determining the Legitimacy of a Charity or Nonprofit

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Philanthropy Publications

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Running a Nonprofit

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Degrees in Philanthropy Studies and Nonprofit Management

If your altruistic interests are of a more academic or professional bent, many opportunities for a formal education in philanthropy or nonprofit management can be found online. These sites will get you on your way to a degree that will leave you with the skills needed to start your career in the nonprofit world.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • Although there are a few older programs, the field of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies is relatively new, and programs can vary greatly in focus and philosophy. If one doesn't look right for you, keep looking; there are all shapes and colors of them out there.
  • Often nonprofit studies programs will be a smaller focus within a broader degree. Many of these degrees have names such as Masters of Public Administration or Management. Look at the coursework for a better idea of how focused the program is on nonprofits.

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