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 628 Tuesdays
July 11-August 8
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
CRN 413 Wednesdays
June 14-28
6-8 p.m. Marple
CRN 448 Tuesday
August 8
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 579 Tuesdays
May 16-June 13
6-8 p.m. Marple

Grant Writing & 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 91 Wednesdays
May 24-31
6-8 p.m. Marple
CRN 327

Tuesday
July 11

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Exton