In this introductory course for those new to the field of professional fundraising, participants will gain a solid foundation in fundraising techniques as well as an overview of development as a career. Senior-level professional fundraisers will discuss basic terminology for fundraising and the nonprofit sector and will explain how to identify prospects and how to develop a persuasive case for support. Corporate and foundation giving, annual giving planning and donor acquisition methods, and fundraising roles for board, staff and volunteers will also be explored. A panel of senior fundraisers will share their professional experiences and career advice with the class.
- New fundraising professionals
- Interest in transitioning to fundraising sector
Discounts are available for AFP, Apra and AASP members and Rice faculty, staff, students and alumni. Please contact us at 713-348-4803 or email@example.com to receive the appropriate discount code.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Fund Development Certificate : Fund Development Elective Courses