About this course

Proficiency Area: Managing.

The facilities capacity examines an organization’s ability to manage its space and facilities effectively.

In the first lesson toward your bronze Merit badge, you'll explore:

  • What nonprofit facilities management is, and is not.

  • How we use permanent, temporary, and alternative facilities to create place attachment, place identity, and place dependence within our clients, visitors, donors, and staff.

  • The four primary activities involved in nonprofit facilities management: strategic, operational, tactical, and technical support.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • What you can expect in this lesson

    • Before we begin...

    • Start Your Workbook

  • 2

    What is nonprofit facilities management?

    • What is nonprofit facilities management?

    • Why does nonprofit facilities management matter?

    • Check your learning

  • 3

    Closing thoughts...

    • Check Out Workbook

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