All courses are held ONLINE.
Fees: $250 per course, plus $25 for optional .5 continuing education unit per course.
Register for the four-course series for $850 (25% discount).
To earn a certificate of completion, participants must complete all four core courses within a period of two years. In order to satisfy the requirements for each course, students must complete at least 80% of the weekly course assignments. No grades are given.
To receive the certificate, please complete the certificate application form and submit to the College of Extended Education and Global Engagement.
Students who choose to take the courses for credit (.5 units per course, or 2 units total, optional), will be expected to complete an additional assignment at the end of each one-month course. This assignment will usually consist of a writing assignment that demonstrates understanding and application of key concepts for the course. Estimated additional time commitment to earn credit: 2-3 hours per course.
New Designs for Fundraising students will:
Feb. 11-March 8, 2019: Learn key methods and programs for developing prospects and donors to sustain the annual operations of the nonprofit organization. Participants will be equipped to apply the development process to their organization; evaluate, design and produce mail, telephone, internet and social media fundraising campaigns; focus their corporate and foundation fundraising efforts.
March 11-April 5, 2019: Gain the "toolbox" which contains information and instruction on methods to develop prospects and donors for the large gifts -- those that can make a critical difference in the operations and programs of nonprofit organizations. Participants will understand the principles of capital campaigns and planned giving; practice asking techniques; and gain assessment strategies to be able to analyze their organization’s fundraising programs.
Nov. 12-Dec. 8, 2018 or April 8-May 3, 2019: Focus on supporting the people who sustain nonprofit organizations -- from volunteers and staff, to board members and other groups. Participants will learn key volunteer recruitment and team building strategies; develop tools to improve board development, performance, training and self-assessment.
Cancelled Class: All fees returned.
Drop before the first class session: The entire course fee will be refunded less a $10 administrative fee or any non-returnable deposit. The drop will be effective on the time during normal business hours that written notification is received.
Drop at or after first class session: No refund after the course has begun. For complete details, see the Extended Education Drop and Refund Policy.