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Perspectives on Corporate and Foundation Philanthropy

This course examines the philosophy that motivates corporate and foundation giving, reviewing past and current trends and priorities. The course focuses on the competing forces in institutional philanthropy, including the characteristics of and strategic issues for corporate foundation and corporate giving. The roles of the CEO, development staff, grant writers, shareholders, investors, employees, and the community are discussed.

Note: Full participation in Perspectives on Corporate and Foundation Philanthropy is applicable for 20 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • An understanding of corporate and foundation grantsmanship
  • Knowledge of corporate or foundation funders’ guidelines and missions

Ideal for

  • Fundraising staff
  • Corporate and foundation directors
  • Grant writers
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.