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Donor Cultivation

  • Focuses on Donor Relations
  • Covers Special Events
  • Explores Dynamics of Transformational Gifts

Donor cultivation is at once an art and a science. It requires a strategy that combines a flair for relationship building with strong analytical skills. These courses teach techniques to secure and maintain the interest and involvement of a donor by educating them about a nonprofit organization's mission, purpose, and actions.

Philanthropy: The Cycle of Donor Development

Learn how to engage donors at every step of the fundraising life cycle.

2018 Summer
1 section

Special Events: Planning for Profit and Growth

This full-day seminar covers everything you need to know about special events in fundraising.

2018 Summer
1 section

Marketing and Positioning Strategies for Meetings, Events, and Conferences

Learn how to add value for your clients by leveraging marketing, social media, and public relations for maximum exposure of your events.

+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Cultivation for Transformational Giving

Learn to identify, cultivate, and steward grant-giving opportunities by individuals, foundations, corporations, and government sources.

2018 Spring
1 section

Enhancing Fundraising Through Effective Cultivation

Learn how to interact effectively with annual and major donors so that they continue and upgrade their charitable commitments to your nonprofit.

Stewardship: Acknowledging Donors and Enhancing Private Support

Learn about both the stewardship functions and the organization’s obligation as an ethical and effective fundraising entity.

Webinar: The Cycle of Donor Development

This webinar surveys best practices at each step of the fundraising cycle to equip you with new ideas for practical implementation.

What Fundraisers Should Know About Funders

This one-day course provides a structured introduction to the ethics, procedures, approaches, and agendas of grantmakers and funding institutions.