The Certificate in Fundraising was developed by five experienced fundraisers to teach the foundations of philanthropy in the United States and the fundamentals of professional fundraising. We will cover the proven best practices of fundraising, along with practical advice and strategy for Annual Giving, Major Gifts, Planned Giving, and Corporate and Foundation Relations.
These are universal practices that can be used by any organization, no matter the size, scope, or mission. This certificate is designed for current development staff, individuals looking to begin or transition into a fundraising career, nonprofit and higher education leadership, social entrepreneurs, and university faculty.
The Elective Learning, Certificate in Fundraising is CFRE accredited and approved for 6 hours of continuing education credit. Founded in 2001, CFRE International is an independent nonprofit organization whose sole mission is dedicated to setting standards in philanthropy through a valid and reliable certification process for fundraising professionals.