This introductory course is designed for those new to the field of professional fundraising and those seeking a comprehensive overview of development as a career. Senior-level professional fundraisers provide you with a foundation in fundraising techniques. The class explores philanthropy as a concept, basic terminology of the profession and specific tactics used to develop a case for support. Additional topics include corporate and foundation giving, donor identification and acquisition methods and potential career paths available to fundraising professionals.
This course meets the prerequisite requirement for the Comprehensive Fund Development Certificiate.