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Wimberly Nonprofit Leadership for Faith Organizations

Building the skills and knowledge for current and future leaders of faith organizations.

The Oklahoma City University Wimberly School of Religion and Nonprofit Leadership programs are proud to host the Wimberly Nonprofit Leadership for Faith Organizations certificate workshop series. Grow in your knowledge and understanding of effective leadership and expand your professional skills in fundamental areas with OCU!

Expand your organization’s impact and your professional knowledge with expertise from nonprofit thought leaders providing insights tailored for those working in faith organizations.

This inaugural series is co-sponsored by the United Methodist General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) Leadership, Education, and Development (LEAD) Hub - United States.

These interactive sessions will be held the mornings and afternoons of Feb. 20 and Oct. 1, 2024, and can be attended virtually or in-person. Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credits are available for those interested, and all attendees will also receive a certificate of completion. Sessions are $25 each or $40 per day.

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024: Morning Session, 9 - 11:30 a.m. CST
Grant Writing & Fundraising

Demystifying the art of grant writing and fundraising - Whether you're a nonprofit professional, a community organizer, or an aspiring grant writer, this session is designed to equip you with essential skills and strategies to embark on funding for your projects.

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024: Afternoon Session, 1 - 3:30 p.m. CST
Volunteer & Intern Management

Providing key strategies to recruit, engage, and retain volunteers and interns effectively - From cultivating a positive culture to establishing sound policies, gain actionable insights to build an empowered team that benefits both your organization and those who contribute their time and skills.

Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2024: Morning Session, 9 - 11:30 a.m. CST
Community Mapping & Outreach

Elevating outreach and fostering collaborative, resilient communities - Uncover tools and techniques to create impactful community maps and implement effective outreach strategies. Learn to identify assets, connect with stakeholders, and amplify community empowerment.

Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2024: Afternoon Session, 1 - 3:30 p.m. CST
Project / Program Design

Diving into the arts of effective project design - From defining goals to mapping out timelines and resources, gain practical skills to turn your ideas into impactful projects and programs. Turn your vision into practical, measurable plans.

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