Increase Your Expertise and Raise More Money!
The Fundraising Certificate is designed for those just starting out in the field, or anyone seeking more in-depth knowledge to build on current skills. These workshops, taught by expert consultants with distinguished careers in development, build skills required to meet the needs of today’s increasingly specialized philanthropic environment. With only 2 required courses and 5 electives, you create your own unique learning experience.
Achieve Results that Make a Difference!
- Write proposals that convey your intent with clarity.
- Diversify your funding base.
- Integrate an annual development plan into your overall vision.
- Motivate your board to raise more money.
- Add a great new credential to your resume!
To receive the Support Center’s Fundraising Certificate, attend 2 required and 5 elective workshops within an 18-month period that you determine. Workshops are normally offered at least once annually, with many offered more frequently. Most workshops are a half day in length. If you need assistance, contact Crystal Harper, Director of Finance and Operations or call 917-522-8314.
|2 Required Workshops||Length of Workshop|
|Introduction to Fundraising Planning||Half Day|
|Writing Winning Grant Proposals||Full Day|
|5 Elective Workshops||Length of Workshop|
|50 Asks in 50 Weeks||Half Day|
|Board 101: Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards||Half Day|
|Budgeting for Grant Proposals||Half Day|
|Coaching Approach to Writing||Half Day|
|Cultivating, Securing & Retaining Major Gifts||Half Day|
|Getting Ready for a Capital Campaign||Half Day|
|Gold Rush: Prospecting for Individual Donors||Half Day|
|How to Tell Your 5-Star Stories||Half Day|
|Meaningful Outcome Measurement||Full Day|
|Major Gifts for Small Shops||Half day|
|Online Fundraising||Half day|
|Prospect Research, Cultivation & Solicitation||Full day|
|Soliciting Discretionary Dollars from Elected Officials||Half Day|
|Stewardship: The Art of Thanking Donors||Half day|
The Support Center reserves the right to change topics, titles, and seasons when workshops are offered. Please check the workshop calendar periodically for updates.