The Certificate in Fund Development Leadership will provide you with strategic methods to become a more effective nonprofit fundraiser and take your nonprofit organization to new heights.
The certificate program consists of the below required courses, related assignments, and 20 hours of elective coursework.
Six required core courses:
Participants must complete a minimum of 20 hours of elective coursework selected from the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s curriculum to receive the certificate (the Fundraising 101: Certificate in Fund Development Fundamentals training, cohort programs, conferences, and custom trainings are not eligible for elective course credit).
Applying for your certificate:
Upon completion of all required coursework, participants can apply to receive their Certificate in Fund Development Leadership from the Nonprofit Leadership Center. Each participant has up to two years to complete required courses and apply for the certificate.
The Certificate in Fund Development Leadership helps prepare and qualify participants for CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive) certification (the Certificate in Fund Development Leadership is not equivalent to the designation CFRE, a credential offered by CFRE International). Participation in the Certificate in Fund Development Leadership program is applicable for points in Category 1.B: Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification (please see individual training listing for the number of points offered).
Want to learn more and discuss if the Certificate in Fund Development Leadership is right for you? Email us or call 813-287-8779.
The Certificate in Fund Development Leadership is designed for nonprofit professionals who have three years of fundraising experience or more. Participants must complete all required courses and assignments plus 20 hours of elective coursework selected from the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s curriculum to receive the certificate.
“I appreciated the donor circle of giving, the discussion around reframing missions, and the need to better engage the board in approving the fund development plan.” Nonprofit leader
“I learned tactics and tools for better communication and fostering a team sport attitude toward fundraising.” Nonprofit leader
“Learning the “why” behind donor retention was valuable. I enjoyed the statistics and brainstorming with other peers in the training group.” Nonprofit leader
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