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FUND 1215 - Essentials of Fundraising

Fundraising Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$510.40

Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 42685

Tue Jan 07 - Tue Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 24 Tue 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 362

Instructor

Siobhan Aspinall

Course Outline

Cost

$510.40

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 65912

Mon Apr 06 - Sat Jun 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 27 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$510.40

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students are permitted 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, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. This course is 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.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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23 seats available as of Feb 24, 2020 1:23 pm (PST). Of these 23, 16 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

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

FUND 1215 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Marketing Management - Fundraising Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  2. Nonprofit Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate

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