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Fundraising Overview

  • Discusses Purpose of Philanthropy
  • Reviews Methods of Giving
  • Explores Roles of Nonprofit Organizations

These courses provide a general overview of the topic of fundraising and nonprofit management and are perfect for those who are considering a career or just starting out in these fields. They will ground you in the basics and will afford a comprehensive picture of why individuals and organizations raise money and how they do it.

Raising Money: What It Takes and How It's Done

Learn theories and concepts of fundraising, from the basics to new ideas, with applications to practical cases and situations.

2018 Spring
1 section

Fundraising Concepts and Practices (Online)

This online course introduces every major facet of fundraising, including special events, major gifts, and corporate and foundation giving.

2018 Spring
1 section

Engaging Board Members in the Fundraising Plan

Enhance a nonprofit’s fundraising plan by actively involving its board members in the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship processes.

History and Philosophy of Philanthropy in the United States

This course provides an overview of America’s tradition of philanthropy and its relevance for today’s fundraisers.

Intensive in Fundraising

Gain a comprehensive grounding in fundraising in one economical, week-long session that covers the subject matter of five courses.

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.