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FDR-440 Fundraising for Nonprofits

This course actively engages students in mastering the concepts and tools needed to help nonprofit organizations achieve their mission and objectives through well-established fundraising techniques. Students will learn how to assess an organization's fundraising capabilities, conduct prospect research, conduct an annual fund drive, solicit grants from corporations and foundations, cultivate and secure major gifts, design planned giving instruments to meet the needs of donors, carry out a capital campaign, and set up information technologies to track fundraising efforts and assist with the stewardship of gifts. The course emphasizes applications, and students will complete a fundraising plan during the semester for a specific organization of their choosing.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (FDR-440-OL):
Aug 2021,  Sep 2021,  Oct 2021,  Nov 2021,  Dec 2021,  Jan 2022,  Feb 2022,  Mar 2022,  Apr 2022,  May 2022,  Jun 2022

Credits: 3

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