Non-Profit Fundraising Classes

Non-Profit Fundraising

Designed for staff, program administrators, executive directors, board members, philanthropists, volunteers and those interested in employment in non-profit agencies. The Certificate requires successful completion of six courses: Fundraising for Non-Profits, Starting a Fundraising Program, Event Planning, Grant Writing and Research, Grant Writing II, and Public Relations Tactics. Individual courses are open to all; pursuit of Certificate is not required.

Introduction to Fundraising
Learn the requirements for soliciting gifts and the fundamentals of establishing an annual giving program in this overview of how to approach individuals, foundations and corporations. Book included.

CAR 3852 / Length: 10 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $179; Non-Sponsoring: $229

CRN 2178 Tuesdays
March 21-April 18
6-8 p.m. Marple

Grant Writing II
Experience all aspects of proposal writing. This handson class includes creating a project that fits funders’ guidelines, appropriate writing styles, developing a proposal strategy and plan for evaluation that fits funders’ requirements. Attendance at Grant Writing and Research is encouraged.

CAR 3751 / Length: 6 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $129; Non-Sponsoring: $179

CRN 886 Wednesdays
April 26-May 3
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2584 Friday
May 5
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Exton

Introductions to Non-Profits
Learn the state requirements for soliciting gifts and the fundamentals of establishing an annual giving program in this overview of how to approach individuals, foundations and corporations.

CAR 3851 / Length: 10 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $179; Non-Sponsoring: $229

CRN 2586 Tuesdays
Jan. 31-Feb. 28
6-8 p.m. Marple

Grant Writing and Research
Find out what it takes to prepare a successful proposal for funding for your organization, and learn the requirements of private foundations, public agencies and other funding sources. Prepare letters of inquiry, budget forms and grant applications, and become familiar with productive Internet sites in searching for funding resources.

CAR 3508 / Length: 4 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $85; Non-Sponsoring: $115

CRN 462 Wednesdays
April 5-12
6-8 p.m. Marple
CRN 1534 Friday
April 7
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Exton