You are driven to make a difference. The CNP will help you turn your commitment to service into a career. We partner with organizations like AmeriCorps and Alpha Phi Omega to bring the CNP to you at a discounted rate.
Find a Purpose – Build a Career
What’s next? The CNP credential is a powerful tool for building a career in the social sector. Combiningthe CNPwith your service experience will open new doors. Perform better in your job. Earn more money early in your career. Be satisfied with workthat makes an impact.
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.
Knowledge and Skills
The CNP credential is available to all service organization members!
AmeriCorps NCCC members serve directly with nonprofit organizations to tackle our nation’s most pressing challenges. AmeriCorps NCCC members and alumni meet both the Volunteer Service and Professional Experience requirements through their year of service. AmeriCorps NCCC members receive a discount for CNP enrollment.
The fee of $100 (traditionally $300) includes access to the independent study guide, student profile portal, a digital badge, and a blockchain certificate upon completion.
Looking for a partial scholarship opportunity? Apply Now!
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.
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.
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!
“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.”