In keeping with our mission to strengthen the nonprofit sector by providing informational resources and facilitating connections, the Association of Nonprofit Specialists offers a variety of programs and services.

Most of our events are open to both members and non-members, while select services such as our peer advisory program are members-only benefits.

Learn more about some of our programs below, or view our full event calendar >>

Nonprofit Consultants Institute

Are you a nonprofit consultant looking to expand your practice, or someone considering starting one? This 2-day intensive session, held annually each spring, is for you! Learn about business planning, accounting, marketing, and much more. Learn more >>


Seasonal Networking Events

Our quarterly networking opportunities include our popular Consultants, Coffee & Conversation networking breakfasts, as well as a special summer Consultants, Cocktails & Conversation networking happy hour. Register here >>


Educational Events

In conjunction with our partner organizations, the Association of Nonprofit Specialists presents a variety of educational events including workshops and panel discussions.

Read more about highlights and top takeaways from some of our latest events here.



Our webinars are a valuable resource for our network, and provide a sneak-peek of what to expect at some of our educational events. Keep an eye on our calendar for upcoming webinars, and view our archive of past ones here.


Peer Advising

Our Peer Advising program will provide a resource for members seeking input or feedback on issues specific to their careers, or their particular sector of the nonprofit community. Members will have the opportunity to connect with senior-level consultants to draw on their experience. Learn more here >>


Brown Bag Lunches

We heard you. Members have been asking us to create additional opportunities for members to discuss various topics, learn from and share with one another, and network and build stronger connections. We are happy to introduce our new quarterly Brown Bag Lunches!

Explore a topic that’s important to nonprofit specialists like you in a small, informal setting. This round-table conversation is about discussing the issue together and learning from one another. Each event will focus on a particular topic. Keep an eye on our Event Calendar for details >>