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Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations

 

Discover key issues affecting fundraising efforts in nonprofits. Examine critical components including operating budgets, capital campaigns and foundation grants.

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Fundraising is one of the central activities of a nonprofit organization. To help finance operating budgets, nonprofits must raise money every year. In addition, special projects and improvements to facilities may be needed. In these situations, fundraisers will often launch large capital campaigns or apply for foundation grants.

This workshop offers an introduction to fundraising for nonprofit organizations, with an emphasis on the fundamental issues.

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Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the key concepts related to nonprofit fundraising, such as annual campaigns, capital campaigns, and planned giving
  • Discuss how nonprofit funds can be raised through direct mail and telemarketing
  • Explain how the Internet may be used to generate donations
  • Compare and contrast fundraising through corporate donations versus foundation grants
  • Explain the different sections of a grant application
  • Describe methods for evaluating annual campaign performance
  • Discuss how ethics applies to nonprofit fundraising
  • Explain the importance of donor relations

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Prerequisites
This workshop is self-paced and online. You will have access to this workshop for 30 days. Upon successful completion, you will receive a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Continuing Education completion verification. Learners must score an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit.
Notes
This workshop is intended for adults seeking to gain a basic understanding of fundraising for nonprofit organizations. This workshop is best suited for learners with a basic understanding of how nonprofits operate.
  Sessions  
Course Accessible: July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015
Location: Available Online
Instructor: To Be Announced
$150
CEUs: 0.6
Program No. 7350-7924
Note: You will have access to this workshop for 30 days.
Open enrollment.
Register at anytime.
Registration Deadline: Tue., June 30, 2015
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For more information, contact:
Shirley J. Burks (Bufford), Program Director, sbufford@uwm.edu, 414-227-3157
Mordecai Lee, Professor , mordecai@uwm.edu, 414-227-3282
 

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