- International Fees
International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
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.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of FUND 1215 for the Winter 2024 term.
Mon Jan 08 - Sat Mar 30 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 47071
- Domestic fees $544.25International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
|Jan 08 - Mar 30||N/A||N/A||Online|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- Internet delivery format.
- International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
Students are allowed to register up until the end of the first week without approval. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams.*** Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions are required to achieve a passing final grade. You must have an email address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
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
Essentials of Fundraising (FUND 1215) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Business + Media
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