Alchemy+ is the higher-level course for graduates of Alchemy Fundamentals. This training is designed to ensure nonprofit leaders are equipped with the best practices to help them thrive, deliver on their mission, and to fundraise competitively. In addition to intensive learning sessions, participants are given implementation tools and interactive activities to learn from their network of peers.

Annenberg is also proud to offer Catchafire to participating Alchemy+ participants to further their impact. Catchafire has replaced capacity building grants and offers unlimited projects at no cost to the organization. To learn more about Catchafire, click here.

All alumni of past Alchemy Fundamentals, formerly known as Leadership Seminar can apply for Alchemy+ at no cost to the organization, as long as they meet the following criteria for eligibility:

  • Executive Director or Board Chair must have participated in Alchemy Fundamentals.
  • Executive Director and Board Chair must agree to attend all four Alchemy+ sessions.


The application period for Alchemy+ will be open from Monday, October 4, 2021 through Friday, October 29, 2021.
Annenberg Alchemy+ will host virtual trainings in 2022

Wednesday, April 6
Organizational Culture with Gayle Northrop

Thursday, April 7
DEI with Kelly Brown

Wednesday, April 27
Board Governance with Janet McIntyre

Thursday, April 28
Nonprofit Finance with David Greco

Wednesday, May 11
Marketing with Meredith Fenton

Thursday, May 12
Ethical Storytelling with Michael Kass

Tuesday, May 17
Succession Planning with Gayle Northrop