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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.

Fundraising Concepts and Practices

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

2017 Summer
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.

2017 Summer
1 section

Intensive in Fundraising

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

2017 Summer
1 section

A Private Conversation with Naomi Levine

Learn how Naomi Levine raised $2.5 billion for NYU, and discuss how to reach affluent people, put a board together, and evaluate projects to support.

Annual Giving, Major Gifts, and Capital Campaigns

Explore techniques to build and enhance major gift programs, to assess capital campaign readiness, and to implement capital campaigns.

Global Philanthropy and Civil Society

Examine individual giving, organized philanthropy, corporate social responsibility, and corporate philanthropy as contributors to the common good.

Winter Intensive in Fundraising

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

Women in Philanthropy

Examine the history of philanthropy, with particular emphasis on the influence of women and various cultures on fundraising and grantmaking in the US.