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eCornell Certificate Registration Now Open for 2024


In response to the high demand, we are excited to open a second round of registration for nonprofit professionals!

The Center for Community Leadership & Nonprofit Excellence continues to meet the capacity-building needs of nonprofit and civic organizations in Northeastern Pennsylvania in innovative ways that help you meet your critical missions.

Through a partnership between the Scranton Area Community Foundation’s Center for Community Leadership & Nonprofit Excellence and eCornell, current and emerging leaders in the nonprofit and civic sector can take courses or earn one of 215+ certificates from Cornell University at a heavily discounted rate.

As Cornell University’s online learning platform, eCornell delivers executive development and online professional certificate courses to individuals and organizations. Courses are 100% online, are developed by Cornell Faculty, and allow students to learn in an interactive small group format.  

After generating a wait list in 2023, we are excited to open up registration again this year.

Participants can take individual courses and earn certificates in areas critical to nonprofit excellence at a heavily discounted rate. Through our online grant management portal, individuals may easily apply for courses available through this partnership between the Center for Community Leadership Nonprofit Excellence and eCornell.

A small sampling of the 215+ certificate programs offered through this partnership are as follows, including (but not limited to):
Digital Marketing Certificate
Social Media Marketing Certificate
Brand Storytelling Certificate
Marketing Analytics Certificate
Equitable Community Change Certificate
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for HR Certificate
Leading Remote Teams Certificate
Strategic Human Resources Leadership Certificate
Intrapreneurship Certificate
Innovation Strategy Certificate
Change Management Certificate
Public Sector Leadership Certificate
Executive Women in Leadership Certificate
Leading a Culture of Service Excellence Certificate
DEI Dialogue for Change Certificate
Project Management Certificate
Human Resources Analytics Certificate
Financial Success for Nonprofits Certificate
Operations Management Certificate
Presentation Design and Delivery Certificate

Some of the newest certificates being offered include:

Generative AI for Business Transformation Certificate
Marketing AI Certificate
AI Strategy Certificate
To see a full list of the 215+ eCornell certificate programs available, and which courses can be applied to each certificate, visit
How it Works
Courses must be applied for and approved by the Scranton Area Community Foundation. Courses are to be taken one at a time and can be done as a single course or in pursuit of a certificate.

The tuition cost for each course taken through eCornell will be covered 85% by the Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence. The remaining cost will be covered by the participant or their organization.

Question about the Center’s eCornell program? Please contact Amy Betts, Community Initiatives Managers, at

A special thank you to the Moses Taylor Foundation for their support of the Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence.
Question about the Center training programs? Contact Amy Betts, Community Impact Manager, at