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Major Gifts

  • Taught by Seasoned Gift Officers
  • Explores Methods of Solicitation
  • Focuses on Engaging Major Donors

Soliciting and securing a major gift for a charity or nonprofit organization requires a deep understanding of a prospective donor as well as his/her capacity to give. These courses discuss the best practices for researching, cultivating, securing, and stewarding significant donations. They focus on proven techniques and real-world scenarios that prepare the fundraiser for a variety of situations and opportunities. 

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

How to Ask in the Most Challenging Times

Learn the right words and modes of communication to ask successfully for yourself and philanthropic or business endeavors, even in challenging times.

2021 Winter
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

How to Perfect Your Ask: Intensive in Fundraising

In this course, successful fundraisers discuss their approaches and a philanthropist reports on his/her reaction to different asks.

Major Gifts for Nonprofit Organizations

Learn about the solicitation process and management tools, such as moves management, prospect research, and identification of major prospects.