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Introduction to Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations

This short course is a beginner’s guide to fundraising and will introduce the tenets of effective fundraising for a nonprofit organization. The important role of a fundraiser, namely to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors, will be clarified. This course also will explain the role that foundations and corporations play in advancing the missions of nonprofit organizations, in addition to individual donors who provide annual, planned, or major gifts. If you are interested in grant proposal writing and are not currently involved in the nonprofit sector, then you would benefit from enrolling in this fundraising overview program.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • An understanding of the basic structure of fundraising for nonprofits
  • Knowledge of a fundraiser’s job responsibilities
  • Familiarity with ethical considerations in fundraising

Ideal for

  • Career changers
  • Nonprofit volunteers
  • Annual giving officers interested in major gifts
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.