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Welcome to the University of Richmond Institute on Philanthropy (IOP)! This is the schedule of IOP classes currently open for registration.

IOP strengthens the community by educating nonprofit professionals, volunteers, donors and community leaders in ethical and effective fundraising, marketing and board development strategies. We design our classes to meet the needs of a variety of nonprofit audiences. IOP offers coursework and week-long certification institutes in several areas for nonprofit staff, managers and board members.

New Online Registration System

We are pleased to release our new online registration interface. Here are few tips for successfully registering.

  1. Returning and new customers alike must create a new online account in the new system. Existing accounts will not be migrated to the new system.
  2. UR employees, partners and dependents who wish to take advantage of tuition remission benefits must create their accounts using their 8-digit UR IDs.
  3. All customers must be logged in to check out and make payments online. Creating an account is free, quick and easy.

If you have questions about the Institute on Philanthropy, please contact IOP at (804) 287-1290 or

If you have questions about the registration system, please contact our Registration Coordinator at (804) 289-8133 or