Finally, you've launched your nonprofit! Now it's time to find the money. If you're new to nonprofit fundraising, enroll in Fundraising ABCs and learn how to build a foundation for growth and sustainability.










What nonprofit leader wouldn't love a magic wand to make fundraising an instant success? In the real world, though, fundraising is a busness discipline. So this class will introduce you to the ABCs and equip you to start building a solid base for YOUR fundraising operation.

Program Overview

  • This 4-week course gives you a look "under the hood" so that you understand what fundraising is, how it fits into your overall organization, and what you'll need in order to implement the most common fundraising methods.
  • You'll learn key tips to help you avoid common fundraising challenges.
  • You'll gain the basic information to begin laying a foundation fo your organization's fundraising operation.

Program Details

  • This is a 4-week video-based course with live Q&A sessions each week. We'll post one or more new video-based lessons each week, and you can watch them inside the online "classroom," which is located inside the Nonprofit Startup Lab.
  • You'll have 24/7 access to the classroom so that you can learn on your own schedule.
  • Downloadable materials help you follow the video lessons and provide resources to help you take action on what you've learned.
  • You'll be invited to join a weekly online Q&A session with your instructor.

Should You Enroll?

  • This course was designed for nonprofit founders who are new to the nonprofit sector and to fundraising. The course will not dig deeply into any particular fundraising method, but will help you gain an overall understanding of nonprofit fundraising in the US.
  • You should be willing and able to devote a couple of hours each week to lessons and live Q&A calls if you need them.

What You'll Need

  • A reliable email address.
  • A basic understanding of how to navigate the internet.
  • A computer or smart phone with Internet access for video lessons, to download materials, and join video coaching sessions.
  • The (optional) ability to print downloadable materials.


  • To register, click one of the big Enroll Me buttons on this page.
  • You'll be taken to a registration page and asked to create an account with your email address and a password. You'll use these each time you log into the Nonprofit Startup Lab.
  • After you register, a page will open. It will tell you how to access the online classroom and what you should do next. You'll also get an email reminder about how to access your course a day or two before it begins.
  • The cost is $69, by Pay Pal or Credit Card.(We never see your financial information.)

Refund Policy

Nonprofit Startup Academy courses are for those who are serious about learning. There's no shortcut. That means this course is not for everyone--especially anyone hoping for an instant fundraising miracle.

But if you believe this course is for you to be happy with your decision. So if you enroll, start the lessons, and find that this course is the wrong fit for you, you can request a full no-questions-asked refund if you request it according to our Terms of Service. You'll have an opprtunity to read the policy durning the enrollment process, and you can also read it in our Terms of Service HERE.


Program Dates: To Be Announced 

Learn the fundamentals and pitfalls so you can lay the foundation for a first-class fundraising operation.

COST: $69.00 

Pay With PayPal or Credit Card. We never see or have access to your financial information.


Nonprofit Startup Academy

Nonprofit Startup Academy is a digital education and coaching program. Its mission is to equip compassionate visionaries to create high-performing, life-changing nonprofits and ministries--without fustration, confusion, and wasted time.

After you've launched, take advantage of other Academy courses and coaching that help with leadership building, fundraising, and planning. Nonprofit Startup Academy is here to help you start strong and build a program that's ready to transform the lives of people in need.

The Founder

LaCharla’s ImageI'm LaCharla Figgs, founder of T.L. Figgs Nonprofit Consulting. I have more than 25 years' experience in nonprofit management, planning, organization-building, grant making, and leadership development.

After more than 10 years as a consultant, I still love helping my clients build strong, life-changing organizations. I especially enjoy working with visionaries looking to launch nonprofit programs and ministries. Their energy and drive are contagious!

I created Nonprofit Startup Academy--a digital education and coaching program to offer visionaries across the U.S the support they need to create high-impact nonprofits. I love serving people who refuse to wait for someone else to make things better, and I can't imagine a better job!


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