University of California, Davis
Fundraising and Development Foundations
University of California, Davis

Fundraising and Development Foundations

This course is part of Fundraising and Development Specialization

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Angela Joens

Instructor: Angela Joens

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16 hours (approximately)
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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Beginner level
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16 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, you will be able to discuss fundraising terminology and be confident interacting with others in the field. You will be able to describe the ethical principles that guide development and fundraising and build a foundation in the development process. You will be able to describe and distinguish between several different types of campaigns, and various ways you can raise money.

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7 videos2 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

In this module, you will be able to define and describe the components of an effective case statement, and be able to distinguish between an organizations vision, goals, and objectives. You will be able to create variations on your case statement, and identify potential prospects for your organization. You will be able to discuss annual giving campaigns and be able to plan and build a base of support for your organization's fundraising programs.

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7 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review2 discussion prompts

In this module, you will be able to differentiate between major gifts and planned giving. You will be given an overview of the major gift process and then be able to discuss how to cultivate and solicit major donors. You will be able to identify how to establish a planned giving program and potential prospects. You will identify the role that foundation and corporate support plays in a development program and be able to describe the basics of the grant writing process.

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8 videos1 reading1 quiz4 discussion prompts

In this module, you will be able to describe the four pillars of a donor relations program. You will be able to differentiate the various types of fundraising campaigns and identify the essential building blocks for running a successful fundraising campaign. You will be able to write a proposal letter to solicit funds for a charity event that your organization is hosting.

What's included

8 videos1 reading1 quiz1 peer review2 discussion prompts

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Angela Joens
University of California, Davis
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