The Fund Development Certificate is useful for individuals and organizations as they pursue growth in fundraising knowledge and skills. The certificate consists of four elective fundraising courses and one required development plan course. These courses provide you with a broad understanding of the fundraising role as well as assistance in the implementation of best practices within your organization.
The Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership created thus program to support individuals who work in and manage fundraising operations at nonprofit organizations. Twelve professionals with direct fundraising operations experience in various nonprofit subsectors, from around the country, were engaged to design this unique program.
This 10-month certificate program, designed for first-time executive directors, allows you to use the work of your own organization to accelerate your learning and build practices that will help improve your programs, strengthen your board and increase your organization's financial sustainability immediately.
The Leadership Institute for Nonprofit Executives (LINE) program consists of nine core courses, two electives and a practicum. The entire program can be completed in less than a year.
The Center engaged seven practicing nonprofit CFOs representing health and human services, arts and culture, education, and healthcare along with five tax and audit professionals and five nonprofit finance scholars from around the country to design this unique program.