The Nonprofit Fund Development Certificate program was designed to provide individuals with the knowledge, understanding, and skills required to be an effective team or board member in a nonprofit organization. The workshops selected are aligned with some of the concepts required for the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) exam.
Certificate Program Benefits
You will benefit by becoming more effective and efficient in raising funds. Typically those in fundraising have had little formal education in the field. To be successful, nonprofit staff and volunteers need to have an understanding of how all of the pieces of fund development fit together. Individuals completing this certificate will develop a solid base of knowledge in a variety of fund development methods and strategies. You will learn about the essential steps in fund development, how to develop policies and procedures, and how to develop a comprehensive solicitation program. Persons completing this certificate will have a well-rounded foundation of not just fundraising but fund development, a critical distinction.