Kansas City, Mo. – The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is proud to welcome The Institute for Nonprofit Administration and Research at LSU Shreveport as the newest university to join its Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) Campus Partnership Program 

This partnership will provide all LSUS students with a preferred track to earn the nationally recognized Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential at a discounted rate. Guided by Stacey Hargis, LSUS’s dedicated Campus Director, students will embark on an exciting journey to drive meaningful change in the nonprofit sector. 

Heather Carpenter, CNP, PhD, (Executive Director of the Institute for Nonprofit Administration & Research) expressed her enthusiasm, saying, “The Institute for Nonprofit Administration and Research at LSU Shreveport is excited to re-establish this partnership with NLA since our new bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit Administration recently launched. As CNP alumni, I experienced the value of the CNP program, and I know our undergraduates and our graduate students will benefit from it as well!” 

LSU Shreveport to offer the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential

Shaping the Future Through Empowered Leaders

The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is a national alliance of colleges, universities, and nonprofits dedicated to educating, preparing, and nurturing the next wave of compassionate, skilled nonprofit leaders. By identifying college students with a passion for service and encouraging their personal and professional growth, the Alliance develops individuals with the leadership ability to positively influence social change through the nonprofit sector.  

Dorothy Norris-Tirrell, Ph.D., CNP (President) shared, “At the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, our primary commitment revolves around strengthening the nonprofit sector. Our partnership with LSUS fuels this journey, where together, we’re nurturing leaders who can drive social change and create a better future for all.” 

With affiliations across 23 esteemed colleges and universities, the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is proud to support over 1000 collegiate students nationwide in their pursuit of the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential. These partners pay an annual affiliation fee to gain access to a reduced fee for their students and a myriad of resources available to students and faculty. Learn more about how to become a CNP Campus Partner and amplify the value of your degree programs here. 

About the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance

For more than 75 years, the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance has helped nonprofit professionals perform better in their jobs. We change the world by making sure that nonprofit organizations have the talented workforce needed to fulfill their missions. Our programs develop individual leaders so that their organizations are stronger and more effective in turn. The Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential and Leaderosity, our core talent development programs, lift the quality of life in all communities by building social sector leaders ready for the challenges of today’s world. Learn more about our work at www.nla1.org or follow us on LinkedIn. 

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