Training & Professional Development

Simply put, NeighborWorks America’s training and certification offerings represent the very best in professional development for those serving people and communities in any capacity. 

No other organization matches our breadth, depth and focus in this field, and no other organization is in a position to identify trends and build training around cutting-edge approaches as we do.

NeighborWorks Training Institute Comes to Kansas City, MO
NeighborWorks Training Institute Comes to Kansas City, MO
Join us in Kansas City, MO to learn and network with other professionals in the community development field. Explore all that this training institute has to offer and be sure to check out our special Wednesday symposium, Planning Today, Thriving Tomorrow: Housing and Community Innovations for an Aging America (AH916).
Upcoming Virtual Classroom Course
Upcoming Virtual Classroom Course
Virtual Classroom delivers a comprehensive professional development experience, while allowing learners to save valuable time and travel dollars and build skills when it’s convenient. Check out the schedule...
Upcoming eClassroom Express webinars
Upcoming eClassroom Express webinars
A new set of sessions, covering a wide range of topics ─ from healthy homes, to engaging community members, to promoting smart homeownership, are available now.  Check out the schedule...

You can learn with NeighborWorks at in-person training events or ─ for greater convenience and cost efficiency  ─ online.  Whatever vehicle you choose, you can rely on the high-quality content of our courses, designed and delivered by expert practitioners and thought leaders in the nonprofit, community development and affordable housing arenas. Most of our courses count toward professional certificates and certifications that help advance your career.

NeighborWorks offers a high-quality learning experience and comprehensive curricula for all levels of staff – novice to experienced – centered around four major themes:

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For professionals who educate, counsel and coach clients to improve their finances and prepare them to achieve and sustain homeownership.
Courses are offered in financial capability and housing education/counseling.

For professionals who plan, develop, build, rehab and manage affordable housing for low- to moderate-income residents.
For professionals who bring residents together to revitalize communities and improve quality of life.
For professionals who lead, develop strategic plans and allocate resources for nonprofit organizations.
Courses are offered in nonprofit management and leadership