Effective Communication

  • Taught by Industry Experts
  • Includes Stewardship and Grantsmanship
  • Explores Branding Techniques

Effective communication is a key factor in successful fundraising. Developing a communications plan that resonates with current and prospective donors is critical for establishing and maintaining an open and productive dialogue with these individuals. These courses focus on the inclusion of ideas and values in the communications mix that will inspire current and prospective donors to lend their voluntary and/or financial support.

This semester, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

AI for Impact: Enhancing Stakeholder Engagement & Digital Storytelling Across Industries

In this inclusive, comprehensive one-day intensive course, participants from diverse industries will explore the transformative power of...

2023 Fall
1 section

Art of the Ask:  Effective and Persuasive Communication and Negotiation Strategies

Learn strategies to make compelling and effective "asks"—whether for your organization, business, or yourself!

2023 Fall
1 section

Writing for Fundraising: Grantwriting and Case Statements

Learn how to write effective grant proposals and case statements—necessities for increasing funding for your nonprofit.

2023 Fall
2 sections

Virtual Events: Best Practices for Effective Digital Fundraising

The COVID-19 pandemic upended the events industry, complicating in-person gatherings and necessitating a shift to virtual events. Yet, as...

Applied Project in Fundraising: Putting Knowledge to Practice

In this applied project course, students will have the opportunity to work on a real-world fundraising consultancy project in collaboration with...