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About NGOLD

NGOLD is NIU's Center for Nongovernmental Organization Leadership and Development. Through four distinct areas, NGOLD attempts to strengthen the nonprofit sector:

Academic

Research

  • Assistance to faculty and scholars that are investigating nongovernmental organizations
  • Student research
  • Original research on NGOs, philanthropy, service-learning, volunteerism, social change, and leadership

Service

Enhanced Practice

  • Specialized courses for nonprofit practitioners
  • Conferences, workshops, trainings, and events
  • Technical assistance