To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. All PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.
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.
Students are permitted to register up until 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.
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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
FUND 1215 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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