Learning opportunities


Build skills at your own pace

Find a training session or local program to attend. Or, learn on your own time, from the comfort of home. Our training programs build skills in proposal writing, fundraising, management, and more. Many of our offerings are free, and we can also customize an experience for you and your teams. Bottom line: we want to help you win grants and make your organization stronger.

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Did you know we have live and on-demand training, too?

Nonprofit transparency

Nonprofit Profiles

Update your organization's profile for free

Give donors and funders the information they need to understand your organization's value. Claim and update your Nonprofit Profile to share your impact. It's free.

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Tell the world your organization's story. It's free!

Resources near you

Candid in your community

Connect with us where you live and work

Candid's local partners provide nonprofit communities with access to Candid's funding databases, nonprofit trainings, and the opportunity to connect with like-minded social sector professionals.

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Did you know you can use our tools in more than 400 local libraries?

Sector insights

Nonprofit Compensation Report

Benchmark your compensation practices

This comprehensive report analyses salary by gender, location, cause area, and 14 job titles. Published annually.

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That's not all. Here are more resources for improving your skills:

  • eBooks Access Candid's eBooks collection of more than 200 titles (and counting!) anytime, anywhere, all for free. Check out eBooks
  • Online reference service Get free, customized help from a real Candid staffer with the expertise to answer any of your fundraising or nonprofit questions. In 2018, our Online Librarian staff fielded more than 135,000 questions. Ask us
  • Seals of Transparency Show your commitment to nonprofit transparency by earning a Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum Seal. Learn more