The Center for Nonprofit Management

The Center for Nonprofit Management at Stonehill College seeks to build the management and leadership capacity of community-based nonprofit organizations throughout southeastern Massachusetts and northern Rhode Island.

The Center is focused on enhancing critical management skills, while also fostering relationships with and among the region’s diverse community-based organizations so that they may better achieve their missions.

Drawing on the expertise within the community and the College, the Center works closely with local organizations to identify and address a range of management and governance needs.




The Developing Fundraising Leaders Institute (DFLI)

Applications for DFLI Fall 2014 are now closed! 

Congratulations to the DFLI Class of Spring 2014 and we are excited to welcome the DFLI Class of Fall 2014!

 To learn more about DFLI, please visit our DFLI page and download our flyer.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 508-565-1856 or

 CNM News:

2013 Needs Assessment Survey

The Center for Nonprofit Management at Stonehill College has just finished conducting its 2013 Needs Assessment survey of Executive Directors in southeastern Massachusetts and northern Rhode Island! 

Through this survey, we are hoping to learn more about the organizations in our service region and their greatest obstacles and needs. The results will be used to better address those challenges and further improve our programs and services so that we can continue to provide support to organizations like yours!

A summary of the results will be available to those who participated in the survey. If you did not have a chance to participate, but would like to obtain a copy of the summary, please contact us at or call 508-565-1856.

Center for Nonprofit Management Blog

When the Classroom and Community Service Collide

  Community-Based Learning (CBL) classes at Stonehill give the student a whole different type of learning experience. Offering a new take on education, CBL courses combine a regular classroom course with additional hours dedicated to implementing projects or conducting research in partnership with a local...

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Volunteering: Stonehill Style

Recently, I came across an article in the Nonprofit Quarterly  conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics within the U.S Department of Labor which explains that volunteer rates are at a 10-year low. I found this information hard to believe, especially with communities such as...

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