AI for nonprofit professionals – Mastering ChatGPT for Social Impact work

Learn how to harness the power of ChatGPT in your social impact profession

1,000+ enrolled

About this course

Embrace the future of nonprofit work with “AI for Nonprofit Professionals: Mastering ChatGPT for Social Impact Work”, a comprehensive course designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to leverage the power of AI in your organization. From understanding the fundamentals of AI to exploring the capabilities of ChatGPT, this course covers a wide spectrum of practical applications, including job search, strategic planning, fundraising, project execution, and much more.

Through real-world examples, you’ll gain proficiency in using ChatGPT, enabling you to revolutionize traditional work processes and boost efficiency. But it doesn’t stop there; you’ll also learn about other generative AI tools and how to stay informed about future AI developments.

Join us on this enlightening journey and prepare to transform your nonprofit work with AI. Join today and start making a larger social impact with technology at your fingertips!

What you’ll learn

  • What is AI and ChatGPT
  • How to get started using ChatGPT
  • Over 17 prompt engineering techniques that will get you from beginner to master of using ChatGPT and any AI Chatbot
  • How to use ChatGPT for various aspects of nonprofit work such as job searching, developing and planning projects, fundraising, project implementation, M and E, learning, marketing and more
  • How to use ChatGPT plugins to get to the next level
  • You will also get all the prompts used in the course, plus more, so you can just copy-paste and stay 100x productive in your work
  • We will also introduce other AI tools such as Bard, Bing AI, and more

Course content

  1. Course introduction
  2. What is artificial intelligence (AI)
  3. What is ChatGPT
  4. Course orientation
Getting started with ChatGPT
  1. Accessing and creating an account
  2. A taste of what ChatGPT can do (summarizing, simplifying, translating, improving text)
  3. Interface
  4. Paid and Free version of ChatGPT
  5. GPT-3.5 vs GPT-4
  6. Important considerations when using ChatGPT
Getting the best out of ChatGPT
  1. A new skill: Prompt Engineering
  2. Be concise
  3. Give examples
  4. Ask later
  5. Change tone/voice
  6. Give it limits
  7. Write for
  8. Templating
  9. Continue
  10. Give it context
  11. Format as
  12. Format your prompt
  13. In the style of
  14. In the form of
  15. Act as
  16. Get it to lead your thought
  17. Step by step
  18. Get it to write your prompts
Using ChatGPT for job search
  1. Finding jobs
  2. Preparing CVs
  3. Writing cover letters
  4. Preparing for interviews
ChatGPT for strategic planning
  1. Creating a nonprofit organization
  2. Brainstorming a new project
  3. Project planning
ChatGPT for fundraising
  1. Fundraising planning
  2. Researching finding opportunities
  3. Writing proposals
  4. Fundraising campaigns and events
  5. Donor engagement
ChatGPT for project execution
  1. Community engagement and outreach
  2. Recruitment
  3. Communication and advocacy
  4. Training
ChatGPT for monitoring and evaluation
  1. M and E planning
  2. Developing data collection tools
  3. Data cleaning
  4. Data analysis
  5. Report writing
ChatGPT for learning
  1. Researching learning and growth opportunities
  2. Creating a personalized learning path
  3. Learning on ChatGPT
Using ChatGPT for nonprofit marketing
  1. Marketing planning
  2. Developing marketing content
More topics

We will be adding more topics to the course including:

  1. ChatGPT for research and analysis
  2. ChatGPT plugins
  3. More generative AI tools for your work
  4. How to be on top of AI development

And more


Alexander Mtembenuzeni

Data Analyst, Instructor
Alexander has over 10 years experience training social impact organizations in data analytics. He also has consulted for small and big organizations alike – developing data collection tools, building M and E systems and analyzing data. He is a 4.6/5-rated instructor on where he has several courses with a combined over 8,000 students. He also loves blogging and creating tutorial videos for the Data for Development YouTube channel.

Frequently asked questions

Does this course offer a certificate?

Yes. You will automatically get a certificate of completion as soon as you complete the course 

How long will it take for me to complete the course?

We recommend investing 2 hours of learning per day. With that time investment, you will finish the course including the hands-on practices in 7 days.

Which days and times does the course run?

This course is self-paced. Once you enroll, you can go through the learning content at any time, and at your own pace!

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Approximately 7 days to complete

Suggested 2 hours per day