Fundraising is an essential tool for those working in the nonprofit sector. Build the skillset necessary to create a strategy, implement a campaign, motivate and lead your development team and enhance donor relations with Rice University.

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The Glasscock School of Continuing Studies offers a variety of opportunities for fundraising professionals. Topics include managing a fundraising campaign, maintaining donor relations, creating a development team, and more. Courses are beneficial to those leading, working with or developing fundraising teams.

Name Instructor Format Schedule start date AVAILABILITY

What Nonprofits Need to Know Before Giving Tuesday

Kristyna Torres-Cruz Online 10 a.m.-noon 20171108 Nov. 08, 2017 Closed

Managing a Development Team

Tom Herbert On-campus 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 20180510 May 10, 2018 Open

Campaign Planning and Management

Holly Lang, Nicole S. McWhorter, Sarah W. Williams On-campus 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 20180424 Apr. 24, 2018 Open

Comprehensive Fund Development Capstone

Jill Pranger Closed

Nonprofit Finance Certificate

Kay Walther, Kathy Fountain, Leslie A. Berardo, Alyssa Hill, Mimi Holt, Michael Pawson, Kristen Simpson On-campus 20180217 Feb. 17, 2018 Open

Proposal Writing

Melissa Simon On-campus 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 20180221 Feb. 21, 2018 Closed

Volunteer Management Academy

Mary Donnelly Jackson, Heather Patrick, Melissa Simon, Gina Murphy On-campus 6-8 p.m. 20171030 Oct. 30, 2017 Closed

Comprehensive Annual Giving

Emily Hilber, Ashley Tagle On-campus 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 20180405 Apr. 05, 2018 Open

Major Gifts and Planned Giving

Angela Lane, Chris Kasavich, Shirley Druggan On-campus 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 20180517 May 17, 2018 Open

Communication for Nonprofits

Jennifer Evans, Carey Kirkpatrick, Jeremy C. Little, Joel Luks On-campus 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 20180223 Feb. 23, 2018 Open

Board Fundraising

Anne Murphy On-campus 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 20180516 May 16, 2018 Open

Art of Fundraising: The Fundamentals

Taryn Baranowski, Melissa Garlington, Emily Hilber, Chris Kasavich, Kaiti Kling, Rebecca Lamb, Angela Lane, Kent Loftin , Ashley Tagle, Kelly Zúñiga On-campus 6 - 8 p.m. 20180205 Feb. 05, 2018 Open

Earn the LINE certificate in less than a year.

Designed for nonprofit executives, future leaders and career-changers alike, the Leadership Institute for Nonprofit Executives gives you the confidence to propel your nonprofit organization to the next level.