Showcase your skills to the NationBuilder community
The NationBuilder Expert Program is a technical certification program designed for NationBuilder super users to formally recognize their skills. After certification, Experts can take on NationBuilder work as a consultant. The certification is entirely free and gives Experts access to NationBuilder customers who need their help.
If you’re someone who is constantly answering NationBuilder questions, this program is for you. NationBuilder Experts are strategic thinkers and facilitators with unique skill sets to help communities organize online. They help customers in several ways, including getting data into nations, configuring workflows, and setting up front-facing websites to help make NationBuilder work for customers.
Why become an Expert?
Get certified as an Expert
Become formally recognised as a NationBuilder super user by receiving formal certification that you can use for your CV/Resume or to sell your services.
Receive referrals via the directory
Once certified, set up your profile in the NationBuilder directory, become visible as a NationBuilder expert to thousands of customers and gain Professionals matching service.
Access the Partner Portal
Expert partners will gain access to the NationBuilder Partner portal, where they will be able to receive access to resources and share best practice.
Join our Slack ecosystem
Certified experts can join the NationBuilder ecosystem slack space, where you can get advance access to product releases and crowdsource solutions in a dedicated experts group.
Become an Expert
Sign up today to find out next steps for certification and information on how to prepare. After the initial steps you will be invited to a call with the NationBuilder team, during which, you will take a quiz and demonstrate your competency of using core NationBuilder features in the control panel. If you pass that you will be awarded the expert certification!Become a partner
Trusted by partners across the globe.
Our clients often have trouble creating a digital presence that connects their mission to their audience and donor base. Combining a web platform, communication tool, and people database in one platform, NationBuilder really shines when you’re rallying a community around your organization and work.
“We’ve believed in NationBuilder since its beginning: we built our entire business model around it, based our innovative growth strategy on it, became Alliance Partners and alpha- and beta-testers of its new features, and brought in 30 new clients in a single year last year.”
Tyler Johnson & Jeff Slater
Founders, Progressive Nation
“Our partnership with NationBuilder is central to our work as a digital campaign agency. We collaborate with their team daily — to help new non-profits launch their first website, develop advanced organizing systems for major campaigns, and everything in between. We really appreciate NationBuilder’s openness, adaptability, and commitment to fostering long-term, productive relationships with its clients and partners.”
Operations Director, Code Nation
What is an Expert - Professional Certification?
You work or want to work at an Organization that uses NationBuilder. This certification shows potential or current employers that you can set up, use, and implement best practices with NationBuilder. But unlike the consultant certification, you are not interested in selling your services.
What is an Expert - Consultant Certification?
Similar to the professional certification but you also want to sell your services and help customers set up, use, and implement best practices with NationBuilder. You can be listed in the professionals directory and can be contacted by customers.
How to prepare for Expert Certification?
How to get certified as a NationBuilder Expert
Once you sign up, you will receive a link to schedule a 30-minute call with a NationBuilder staff member. During that call, you will take a quiz and demonstrate using features in the control panel. If more than 75% of your answers are correct you will be awarded the certification.
What benefits do certified NationBuilder experts receive
- Listing in our Partner Directory, where you can advertise your work to thousands of existing
- Ability to sign up for the NationBuilder Professional Matching Service
- Access to Partner Portal which includes a number of free resources, including training
- Access to exclusive Slack community for ecosystem partners (including a dedicated experts channel)
- Early access to beta features and product roadmap insights
- Ability to enter into commercial partnerships such as Solutions Program and Alliance Program
How does the NationBuilder Partner Directory work?
As a NationBuilder Partner you can gain access to our Partner Directory, meaning you can build out your own profile, advertising your work and listing out projects and case studies you’ve built in the past. This gives you exposure to thousands of existing NationBuilder customers who will be able to search based on the criteria that they need.
In order to set up your partner profile, just log in to the partner portal and update your settings via the image in the top right hand corner.
What is the NationBuilder Partner Matching Service?
The NationBuilderPartner Matching Service, powered by 99 Designs, is a service to help NationBuilder customers looking for certified professionals to help with their technical or strategic use of NationBuilder, and get connected with certified NationBuilder partners. Just fill out a simple form to tell us what you need and you’ll get introduced to professionals. For more information and to get started, click here.
What other certification types are available?
Architects: Build custom websites and themes for multiple NationBuilder customers
Developers: Work with the NationBuilder API and build out apps and integrations.