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Essentials of Fundraising FUND 1215

Fundraising Part-time Studies Course

Course details

A course designed to provide an overview of fundraising topics. The emphasis is on the grounding of fundraising in philanthropy; the principles and strategic issues of fundraising in nonprofit organizations; and the role of the development officer and fundraising. Students develop an understanding of annual fund and capital campaign methodologies, working with volunteer boards, and developing career planning strategies.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$541.62

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of FUND 1215 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 32810

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Sat Nov 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32810
  • $541.62
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 26 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Siobhan Aspinall

Course outline

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Cost

$541.62

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students are permitted to register up until the end of the first week without approval. Please note that the lecture component for this course is asynchronous; you are not required to meet each week at a specific time, however, there will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more for a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Outline key philanthropic and fundraising trends
  • Describe common fundraising channels and the benefits and limitations of each
  • Understand how to apply ethical considerations to fundraising
  • Describe the donor cycle as it applies to annual, major and planned giving
  • Articulate best practices for working with volunteers and boards
  • Understand how to start or advance a career in fundraising

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

Essentials of Fundraising (FUND 1215) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Marketing Management - Fundraising Management
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Nonprofit Management
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Sustainable Event Management
    Certificate Part-time

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