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.

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Conveniently offered online, fundraising operations courses include instruction from leading professionals in the nonprofit sector. Please note that you may take any of the six online operations courses to advance your skillset without committing to the full Fundraising Operations Certificate. The Fundraising Operations Certificate consists of six online fundraising operations courses and a capstone course. These courses and the capstone provide an indispensable understanding of fundraising operations functions.

Name Instructor Format Schedule start date AVAILABILITY

Art of Fundraising: Advanced Principles and Practices

To Be Determined On-campus 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 20190411 Apr. 11, 2019 Open

Planned Giving: the Essentials

Shirley Druggan, Cindy Atmar On-campus 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 20190117 Jan. 17, 2019 Open

What Nonprofits Need to Know for Giving Tuesday and End-of-Year Campaigns

Kristyna Torres-Cruz Online 9:30 a.m.-noon 20180801 Aug. 01, 2018 Closed

Fundraising Analytics: Leveraging the Power of Data

Joshua M. Birkholz, Amy S. Lampi, Sherrie Dodson, Brian A. Zive Online 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Central time 20190605 June 05, 2019 Open

Prospect Research and Analysis

Melissa Bank Stepno, Ali R. McLane Online 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Central time 20190424 Apr. 24, 2019 Open

Donor Relations: Maintaining Strong Relationships With Your Donors

Amy S. Lampi Online 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Central time 20190327 March 27, 2019 Open

Fundraising Systems Management, Reporting and Business Intelligence

Christopher M. Cannon, Clint Shipp Online 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Central time 20190212 Feb. 12, 2019 Open

Fundraising Operations Certificate Capstone

David VanLone, Diane Crane, Charles Headley Online 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. (one hour lunch break from noon-1 p.m.) 20180913 Sept. 13, 2018 Open

Fundamentals of Constituent Relationship Management

Bond T. Lammey, Emily Walsh On-demand, Online On-Demand; registration available now. 20180701 July 01, 2018 Open

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