Master of Science in Nonprofit Management

Welcome to the virtual home of the Master of Science program in Nonprofit Management (NPM) at Milano/The New School. We invite you to look around our blog and get a feel for our community.

Visit the Nonprofit Management page at newschool.edu to learn about degree requirements, application information, program faculty, and more.

The advanced seminar, capstone course, culminates the Milano experience in a meaningful and integrated way. Recent Student Capstone Projects

 

Diamond St. Thomas (’11) Returns to Milano

Prof. Latha Poonamallee welcomed Diamond St. Thomas back to Milano. Diamond, who holds both a Master of Science in Nonprofit Management and a Post-Master’s Certificate in Organization Development from Milano, returned this October as a guest speaker in Dr. Poonamallee’s Organizational Change Interventions course. She talked to the class about designing and implementing an evaluation system for organizational change interventions. Diamond shared her experience helping organizations achieve their mission, analyze their data, and measure their success. Diamond recently launched Facets Consulting to help nonprofits be more effective through strategy, data, and evaluation design ...

Milano Management Hosts Ecosystem Partner Workshop

Milano Management hosted an ecosystem partner workshop to help Heat Seek, a civic tech venture, develop strategies and partnerships to scale up their impact. Heat Seek believes that low cost, scalable technology has the power to drastically improve the lives of millions of New Yorkers while increasing the efficiency of government service provision. They are providing a model for what a smarter city—one that embraces technology to solve real civic problems—can look like.  Attended by tenants, tenant advocates, legal service providers, and student volunteers from the New School and Columbia University, the workshop was designed and facilitated by Isake Smith ...

The New School Announces Inaugural Cohort of Impact Entrepreneurship Fellows

Last year, The New School launched the Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative (IEI), a university-wide program supporting early-stage socially engaged entrepreneurial leaders in developing the mindsets, skills, and sense of purpose needed to thrive in our rapidly changing world. Now, The New School is welcoming the first cohort of IEI fellows — 18 incoming students representing various backgrounds and disciplines, including design, media, the arts, nonprofit management, education, policy, and community development. In addition to participating in a two-year cohort experience, fellows also receive a 50 percent merit-based scholarship toward their course of study at The New School. The fellows are Jhon Valdes Klinger, MFA Creative ...

Molly Schultz Hafid Honored by the Neighborhood Funders Group (NFG)

Milano faculty member Molly Schultz Hafid received the Award for Excellence in Community Leadership from the Neighborhood Funders Group (NFG).  A national, membership association of grant-making institutions, NFG’s mission is “to build the capacity of philanthropy to advance social justice and community change.” The NFG Award for Excellence in Community Leadership recognizes individual leaders who have a track record of respectful working relationships across issues and constituencies with both community organizations and other organizations of funders.  Molly co-chaired NFG from 2010-2016. In this capacity, she helped lead the organization through an executive director transition, a complete restructuring of programs, and the development of a new approach to ...

Congratulations to Our Spring 2018 Graduates!

Please enjoy these highlights from Milano's Master's, PhD, and Certificate Candidates Recognition Ceremony held on May 17, 2018.  Student speaker Monae Sheron Evans praised the graduating class saying, "You all are truly inspirational, not only for the innovative work you will go on to do, but for the work many of us here tonight have already been doing." You can read Monae's full address here.  Enjoy a slideshow of the evening's celebration.  2018 Student Awards Recipients of the Distinguished Student Award Anastasiya Filippova Brianda Jeanett Quinones Salgado Amber Nicole Thomas  Recipient of the John Clinton Outstanding Environmental Policy and Sustainability ...