Fund Development Fundamentals


Course Details

About this Course

Learn about the world of fundraising and philanthropy, specifically the frameworks, principles and methods for fundraising. Become familiar with standard tools used by fundraising professionals for moving supporters from information to interest and from involvement to investment.

What You'll Learn

  • Fundamental concepts that underpin strategic fundraising and elements of a sustainable fundraising plan
  • Identification of prospects
  • How to optimize events, mail and other methods
  • Integrating web-based tools in fundraising
  • Framing a major gifts strategy
  • Powerful donor communication

Program Overview

This program consists of four courses taken over three quarters. The practicum course extends over quarters 2 and 3.