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Fundraising Concepts and Practices

Learn theories and concepts of fundraising, from the basics to new ideas, with applications to practical cases and situations. Profiles of donors and recipients, the psychology of giving, feasibility studies, and the roles of the executive director and the board in fundraising all are discussed. This course also covers skills in major donor solicitations, methods of ongoing fundraising, corporate and foundation fundraising, deferred giving, ethics, and special campaigns. In class, select a nonprofit to apply these topics to and ultimately compose a development plan for the organization.

Note: Full participation in Fundraising Concepts and Practices 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 overview of the principles of all aspects of fundraising
  • An understanding of the important role of fundraisers in the nonprofit sector

Ideal for

  • Fundraisers
  • Annual giving directors
  • Major gift officers

1 section

  • Summer 2020

    • Section

    • Semester

      Summer 2020
    • Date

      Jun 23 - Aug 11
    • Day

    • Time

      • In-Person
    • Format

      • In-Person
    • Sessions

    • Faculty

      Davies, Susan
    • Location

      Woolworth Building