We offer a powerful suite of learning and leadership courses designed to build the capacity and connectedness of nonprofit and philanthropic leaders. These in-depth courses cover topics including leadership development, business planning, measurement and more.

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In every workplace there is a change-maker, a tree-shaker, someone who is committed to bettering themselves and their community. Are you ready to lead social change?


Emerging Leadership Academy


Becoming a social sector leader starts now. Understand your leadership style, hone your leadership skills and learn how to work with other leaders.


Next Level Leadership Academy


Take advantage of your unique leadership style, gain skills and confidence needed to lead within your organization, and better understand community needs. (Begins Feb. 8, 2018)


Executive Leadership Academy


Equip and empower yourself to lead your
organization and your community. Learn
alongside other nonprofit CEOs/EDs in a
candid, intimate environment. (Begins April 19, 2018)




Combining a DIY approach with proven materials developed by our nonprofit consultants, these expert-guided working sessions set your team up for success.


Research shows that when you “learn by doing,” you better retain information and are prepared to take action on what you’ve learned.

Our hands-on intensive courses are designed to help your staff work through, and come away with, actionable results and tactics that have an immediate impact on your work.

Upcoming Team Intensives:



Attend expert-led, interactive courses that increase your capacity and confidence to lead effectively. Learn to navigate complicated business processes; get started on projects, like a strategic plan, with our consultative support; and build your team’s expertise with highly-effective tools and training.


Board Essentials January 2018

This workshop provides the fundamental principles and best practices that every nonprofit board member - and the staff who work with them - should know. Join us to learn... Read More

January 18, 2018

Mission Meet-Up: Social Justice League

Investing in Yourself to be the Superhero Leader Your Organization Needs In the spirit of a new start for a new year, we invite you to take time to ask yourself – how ar... Read More

January 23, 2018

Meet Madge: Mission Capital Open House

We’re excited to welcome Madge Vásquez as the new CEO of Mission Capital! She’s eager to connect with you, and hear your perspective as she starts her journey our as lead... Read More

January 30, 2018

Next Level Leadership Academy, Spring 2018

The Next Level Leadership Academy is a three-month program designed for mid-career nonprofit professionals who are ready to better understand their role and grow their ab... Read More

February 8, 2018

Leadership for Messy Times: Making Meaningful Change in Complex Social Issues

The challenges we face seem to get messier every day. As nonprofit leaders, you’re facing increasing complexity on every front—both in your organization, and in tackling ... Read More

March 28, 2018

Executive Leadership Academy Spring 2018

The Executive Leadership Academy is the ideal course for nonprofit executive leaders who are new to the ED/CEO role or who want to be sure they have a solid understanding... Read More

April 19, 2018

Strategy & Sustainability Intensive Spring 2018

Are you looking for a flexible strategic plan to respond to our rapidly changing world? Is your team short on time, but in need of a clear strategy to get your organizati... Read More

May 2, 2018

Emerging Leadership Academy Spring 2018

“The problems we have now in communities and societies are going to be resolved only when we are brought together by a common sense that ... Read More

May 9, 2018

  • Mission Capital was great at helping us to move forward. They are a vital organization and I’m so glad I had the opportunity to work with them.

    Charlene OrrBoard Chair of Preservation Texas
  • We knew where we wanted to get to, but not how to get there. Mission Capital helped us get there.

    Cara FoxExecutive Director of the Christi Center
  • The Leadership Academy connected me to a wonderful cohort of like-minded colleagues, who are helping each other grow our careers beyond the program.

    Melissa HuebschAnnette Strauss Institute for Civic Life at UT Austin
  • Mission Capital staff have an excellent understanding of what it takes to run a nonprofit. They provide concrete strategies for nonprofits to improve programs, operations and impact.

    Steve ElliotExecutive Director of Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas
  • Mission Capital helped us during a period of change and growth, first through their executive transitions program, then with strategic planning and board development. Our staff and board leadership are stronger because of their valuable work.

    Ronda RutledgeExecutive Director of the Sustainable Food Center
  • Mission Capital’s Outcomes Management Intensive was by far the best training our executive team has ever received. In a very short period of time, we walked away with not just general knowledge but specific, practical insights into how to structure our unique programs for long term success.

    Joe ElliottED, Catalyst Teen Center
    Outcomes Management Intensive, Spring 2015
  • Mission Capital is a wonderfully inspiring catalyst for organizational development, and for me personally.

    Melissa HuebschAnnette Strauss Institute for Civic Life at UT Austin
  • With Mission Capital, we have been clued into best practices and resources that would have been hard to come by on our own.

    Megan BuchananFinancial Literacy Coalition
  • The class gave me a solid foundation and provided best practices to run a successful non-profit. As a new executive director, the class empowered me to be more and understand my role as the leader of the organization.

    Tania Leskovar-OwensFoster Angels of Central Texas
    Executive Leadership Academy Graduate, Fall 2015
  • We thought we were doing well prior to this training but this launched us into a whole new level of community impact.

    Joe ElliottED, Catalyst Teen Center
    Outcomes Management Intensive, Spring 2015
  • Participating in Mission Capital’s Executive Leadership Academy was a rewarding and valuable way to spend my increasingly limited time.

    Susan NoldDirector, Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life at UT Austin
    Executive Leadership Academy Graduate, Fall 2015