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 3006 Wednesdays
Nov. 8-Dec. 6
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: $159

CRN 448 Tuesday
August 8
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Exton
CRN 1308 Wednesdays
September 20-27
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 1314 Friday
October 20
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Exton

Public Relations Tactics
Learn ways to promote and build your business or nonprofit at minimal expense, focusing on writing and distributing press releases. Explore story angles, inverted pyramid, formats and outlets.

CAR 4146 / Length: 4 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $89; Non-Sponsoring: $119

CRN 3007 Wednesdays
December 13-20
6-8 p.m. Marple

Introduction 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. Instructional materials will be supplied.

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

CRN 3001 Wednesdays
Oct. 4-Nov. 1
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 394 Wednesdays
September 6-13
6-8 p.m. Marple
CRN 1313

October 6

 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Exton