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FUND 1215 - Essentials of Fundraising

Fundraising Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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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

$520.63 - $545.76 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2020

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 32810

Mon Sep 07 - Sat Nov 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 28 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Siobhan Aspinall

Course Outline

Cost

$520.63

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 6-12 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1, depending on the course you are registered in. 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.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 37492

Tue Sep 08 - Tue Nov 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 Tue 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$545.76

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

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 + Media

  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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