Institute on Philanthropy

The Institute on Philanthropy (IOP) strengthens the community by educating nonprofit professionals, volunteers, donors and community leaders in ethical and effective fundraising, marketing and board development strategies. We design our classes to meet the needs of a variety of nonprofit audiences.

IOP offers several program areas for nonprofit staff, managers and board members. Union Nonprofit Partnership member organizations are eligible for discounts and free Board classes.

Our programs offer career-enhancing skills and information on cutting edge topics and new trends. More importantly, our programs offer return on your investment with program deliverables, among which are development campaigns, marketing plans and more.

In the Works...

2014-15 Intensive Institutes

Fundraising & Development
Summer: July 13-19, 2014
Winter: January 18-24, 2015

Nonprofit Marketing
Summer: July 20-26, 2014
Winter: January 25-31, 2015

Grant Writing & Management: May 5-9, 2014

Degrees in Nonprofit Studies

If you’re interested in earning a graduate credential in nonprofit studies, consider our graduate degrees in nonprofit studies. We offer a graduate certificate and master’s degree in nonprofit studies.


Kathy Laing
Program Manager
School of Professional & Continuing Studies
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 287-1290