Do you need the basics of fundraising under your belt or a refresher in the fundamentals of development?
This course introduces the fundraising process, fundraising as a career, and standards of professional practice. With expert guidance, you will explore the structure of a non-profit and learn the roles of the board, staff and volunteers. See step-by-step what goes into developing and executing a fundraising plan and review different giving methods, volunteer management and related ethical considerations.
Get skills in strategic planning, marketing and public relations and learn about working with different consultants. From special project campaigns to fundraising technology, you will learn it all.
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- Gain a working knowledge of career goals and the methods used to make an impact in the non-profit sector.
- Develop confidence in decision making through peer support and review of case studies.
- Increase the understanding of the value of a fundraising plan.
- Learn how to develop pieces of a fundraising plan.
- Gain knowledge from veteran fundraisers and hear about the current industry climate.
- Learn how to help fund a program/organization.
Full participation in Introduction to Fundraising and Development is applicable for 20 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.
Although you can take any course in any order we recommend you start from the required course Introduction to Fundraising and Development. If you are not interested in pursuing the Professional Certificate in Fundraising and Development you can enroll in any single class.
Enroll in our free online Fundraising and Development Information Session HERE to learn how our fully online Fundraising and Development Certificate and career services can help you shape your career plans.
For questions, please contact the Program Manager at FRDevProgram@ucsd.edu.
Course Number: BUSA-40984
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Fundraising and Development
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7/17/2023 - 8/25/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
Jessie Bustamante is currently the Chief Advancement Officer, and has been since summer of 2019, at ACCEL. This organization serves individuals who have severe and profound disabilities and special needs. In Jessie's role she oversees the fundraising, marketing, public relations, communications, and all external relations with a $20M+ budget. In past roles Jessie has led fundraising efforts at organizations such as American Heart Association, American Lung Association, and a community building organization called Moishe House. Jessie thrives on new challenges and loves the thrill of making a major ask that will definitively end in a "yes!" Her passion for fundraising is contagious and Jessie is excited to share her excitement and knowledge to increase the number of well-e...Read More
Achieving Excellence in Fundraising 5th
by Shaker, Tempel, Nathan, Stancykiewicz
ISBN / ASIN: 9781119763758
You may purchase textbooks via the UC San Diego Bookstore.
No refunds after: 7/25/2023.
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7/17/2023 - 8/25/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Business, Professional & Legal Programs department at 858-534-8131 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information about when this course will be offered again.