Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies
Fundraising for The Arts
Gain an understanding of the basic principles of fundraising for the arts from both public and private sources and learn the techniques, skills, and strategies for implementing an effective fundraising plan in challenging times. Central issues discussed include recent fundraising trends; assessing organizational readiness and making the "case"; the role and resources of the board, staff, and volunteers; how to identify potential supporters and sustain relationships with public, private, and individual donors; and how to communicate effectively through written and oral presentations. Acquire the core competencies needed for a career in arts and cultural fundraising.