Our new platform offers tools for capacity building through our newest courses and communities of practice.
Our tailored courses and active communities provide leaders in the social sector with the tools they need to increase their organization’s impact.
leading academics and development leaders worldwide
Our free online University accelerates the impact of local organizations.
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By blending expert instruction and engaging content on an easy-to-use digital learning platform, Philanthropy University helps learners become more effective in their work and unlock greater impact in their organizations.
Coursework is supported by vibrant communities of practice where learners can connect with peers who share both professional interests and a deep commitment to improving the lives of people all over the world.
capacity building course offerings
Created and delivered by leading academics and development professionals, our curriculum is optimized for learners and local organizations in the Global South.
Global communities of practice
Our vibrant communities of practice allow you to share best practices, receive peer-to-peer support from other learners and offer crowd-sourced solutions across different geographies and sectors.
What the community is Saying
From combating natural disasters to providing school materials to children in need, our learners are changing the world.
Elvis Nshimba is Program Coordinator and Teacher with Malaika. Malaika is a non-profit U.S. based organization operating in Kalebuka, DRC. The organization’s mission is to empower Congolese girls and their communities through education.
Katia Madrid and Cristina Paulsen
Katia and Cristina co-founded Kapchiy Foundation, which aims to design and promote workshops and seminars of different art disciplines for underprivileged children and teenagers in public schools in Chile.
Dike Clement is the Executive Director of Africommunity Technology Development Center. With his passion for education, he has helped over 5,000 young people through his tutorial programs. Courses help build his confidence in pursuing their mission.
Alokesh Sharma, founder and director of the Kshamtalaya Foundation and Aafaaq Foundation, took Philanthropy University courses to learn more about designing programs, managing documentation and overseeing operations for the organizations.
Alejandro Silva Diaz
Alejandro is the executive director of Mentes Puertorriqueñas en Acción, a local organization in Puerto Rico. He found Philanthropy University courses integral to his work. The fundraising course he took helped him to focus his efforts on relationship building.
Fadera is the president of an organization that supports sustainable development, with a focus on environmental advocacy and youth development. Inspired by a Philanthropy University course, her organizational strategy significantly shifted.
Betty is the founder of an organization focused on mentoring and coaching young girls and women on entrepreneurship skills, digital literacy and personal development. Betty attributes Philanthropy University with her biggest accomplishment: becoming a co-founder.