SUMMER 2020 - Schedules, Fees & Registration

VMG's Social Media for Nonprofits Training program shows you how a strong public relations, marketing and social media program can help your nonprofit grow more adept at engaging and influencing its supporters and the public through various outlets and social media platforms. Learn how combining public relations and marketing with social media can help promote your nonprofit's cause and gain more support. Training covers developing PR and marketing, along with all major social media platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, as well as podcasting, blogging and more. This series will take you through all the core components of setting up a successful social media marketing campaign for your nonprofit. This program is offered in the classroom and online.

Technology Requirements:To participate in an online webinar, you must have internet access and a functioning email account. No software purchase is required. Registrants will be emailed a URL link, login and password to access the online WebEx classroom. To hear the lecture, your computer must have speakers. There is no call-in number. Students can communicate in class discussions with the instructor.


After your registration is processed by VMG you will receive an email invitation with a link to the virtual meeting space for class participation and to download lecture materials. You will need to set up a WebEx profile for yourself at There is no additional charge for Webex.

Have Questions?
Email VMG or call VMG at  917-829-8344

The online Social Media Marketing Training Program includes the following:

  • 16-hours of live instruction
  • 8 courses x 2 hours each course
  • Copy of lecture slides for note-taking
  • Supplemental handouts and reading material
  • VMG Challenge Assignments for each class
  • On Demand video recording of each class
  • Social Media Marketing Certificate issued upon completion

Training Options
8-week series listed below.
Upcoming Intensives
Upcoming classroom

For on-site training, submit an email with your request or call 917-829-8344.

For one-on-one training, submit an email or call 917-829-8344.
Payment Methods

Day Date Time (EDT) Certificate Training Program
TBA TBA 2:30 - 4:30 pm Public Relations, Marketing & Social Media: An Introduction
    2:30 - 4:30pm The Power of Stories for Social Media
    2:30 - 4:30pm Marketing Strategy Development for Social Media
    2:30 - 4:30pm PR Strategy Development for Social Media
    2:30 - 4:30pm Choosing the Right Social Media Tools
    2:30 - 4:30pm Setting Up Social Media Apps: Step-by-Step
    2:30 - 4:30pm Applying the Mobile Web to Social Media
    2:30 - 4:30pm Bringing Your Live Audience Online

8-course Social Media Marketing Certificate Program - Standard Registration 

1Students can choose to make weekly payments towards their certificate by clicking the corresponding payment link above and paying each week as the training is running. Please note, there is savings when paying up front for the 8-course program.