In this course, you will gain an introduction to the basic terminology and concepts in the field, along with an overview of the development cycle from identification and cultivation through stewardship and recognition. You will learn how to develop a case for support, identify and assess prospective donors, match a donor’s interests and needs with your organization’s mission and goals, recognize planned giving benefits to your donors, structure a successful solicitation, and respond to ethical dilemmas. You’ll also examine career opportunities in the field, along with contemporary issues and trends confronting today’s fundraising managers. Throughout the course you’ll gain hands-on practice developing an array of written products for your fundraising and development portfolio.
This course is part of the Fundraising and Development Specialization
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Fundraising and Philanthropy
Case for Support, Prospect Identification, and Annual Giving
Major Gift, Planned Giving, Foundations and Corporate Giving Programs
Donor Relations and Fundraising Campaigns
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TOP REVIEWS FROM FUNDRAISING AND DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATIONS
This was a good overview of fundraising and development. The process, definitions and facts about the industry provided a good picture of what to expect.
Exceptionally useful and well explained as an introduction to the world of non-profit fundraising.
Great overview! I refreshed on basics and learned some new things. The only con for me was that the peer-graded assignments were sometimes difficult to get peers to grade on time.
This is one of the best courses which has given me all the basic information. I have also started the advanced courses which are related to fundraising and development offered by UC Davis.
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