Philanthropy & Nonprofit Studies

Learn about the latest management, legal, financial, marketing and leadership best practices in the nonprofit sector through in-depth study of the current landscape of the nonprofit sector within the context of proven organizational best practices. 

Board Service

Leaders in the nonprofit sector must be prepared to serve in different ways. Board members accepting this challenge seek to maximize the effectiveness of their tenure through knowledge gained in courses, conferences and workshops designed to support their learning.

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Fundraising

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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Fundraising Operations

Fundraising operations are an integral function of nonprofit organizations. Our fundraising operations courses allow nonprofit professionals to enhance their expertise in managing accounts. From individual online courses to earning a Fundraising Operations Certificate, participants discover tools to enhance their nonprofit organization.

Nonprofit Management

Take advantage of courses led by high-caliber instructors whose experiences provide an integral perspective on effective and leadership in the nonprofit sector. Offerings allow nonprofit professionals the opportunity to sharpen their leadership style and implement best practices for a successful team.