Service Organization Track

We partner with campus-based student organizations to offer the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential as a benefit of membership.

Lead where you can make a difference.

The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance knows the skills that hiring managers want to find. We are proud to partner with Alpha Phi Omega to offer our nonprofit management certification program at a discounted rate. Like us, Alpha Phi Omega values service and leadership training in preparing college students for their future careers.

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What’s next after you graduate? The CNP credential is a powerful tool for building a career in the social good sector. Add this nonprofit management certificate to your associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree and you will open new doors. Perform better in your job. Earn more money early in your career. And be satisfied with work that means you are changing the world!

Scholarships Available!

What does the Service Organization Track cost?

All students who are in good standing with their partner membership organization pay a fee of $300. This includes access to the independent study guide, CNP Central, Career L!FT and the CNP exam. CNPs will also receive the CNP digital badge and blockchain certificate. *Note: Americorps NCCC members receive a discount for CNP enrollment.

Looking for a partial scholarship opportunity? Apply Now!

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What does it take to earn a CNP?

When you earn your CNP, you will be part of a global network of professionals leading teams that make our world better. Every person who wears a CNP badge meets five requirements. Hover over each icon to learn more. Test your knowledge by taking the CNP Sample Quiz.

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Volunteer Service

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Professional Experience

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Nonprofit Knowledge and Skills

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Leadership Development

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What can you expect?

CNP Central

Our portal for all things related to earning the CNP. This one-stop hub combines announcements, resources, discussion groups, blogs and your credential profile — all in one convenient location.

Mentor Match

Pair up with one of our CNPs working in the social sector. Ask questions you aren’t sure who to ask. Practice interview skills. Get advice on preparing your resume or building your LinkedIn profile. Our alumni are the most valuable asset of our entire network. Tap into their know-how.


Our virtual conference for social sector leaders. We host the three-day conference on the Leaderosity platform every winter. Participants learn from national thought leaders, network with changemakers and access a wealth of digital resources.

Career L!FT

Also on CNP Central, all things related to building your career in the social sector are here. Get tips on writing a resume, completing your LinkedIn profile, finding a job, attending an interview and so much more.

Ariel Kaylor, CNP

Meet our CNP Program Manager!

Have some questions? Schedule a meeting with Ariel personally!

Find a Purpose – Build a Career

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“This is by far the most valuable certification I had in college. You get hands on experience during the certification process by working closely with actual nonprofit organizations.”

Samba Mboup, CNP

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“The preparation I received for the nonprofit sector via my work to complete my CNP is unmatched by any class or lesson I have taken.”

Ashley Baker, CNP


How can we help you?

Submit your question to Ariel, our CNP Programs Manager.