Become a Member

We welcome you to join the Nonprofit Lifecycle Institute as a member. Membership includes access to members only resources, events and discounts. Individual memberships are open to all, other membership levels require NLI approval based on level criteria.

By joining the Institute as a member, you agree to adhere to our Code of Ethics.


  • Respect for the communities we work with and serve.

  • Integrity in our actions.

  • Responsibility for our decisions and their consequences.

  • Lived experience is valued experience.

  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

We are committed to:

  • Acting honestly, truthfully, and with integrity in all our transactions and dealings;
  • Avoiding actual and perceived conflicts of interest;
  • Treating every individual and nonprofit organization with dignity and respect;
  • Being a good corporate citizen, complying with both the spirit and the letter of the law;
  • Bringing credit to our profession by our public demeanor;
  • Acting responsibly toward the communities in which we work and for the benefit of the communities that we serve;
  • Improving the accountability, transparency, ethical conduct and effectiveness of the nonprofit field.


To get started you must register. Once you have created your account, you will have access to purchase a membership and enroll in one of many of our courses offered online. If you are already a member, you may .

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