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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

Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 65912

Mon Apr 05 - Sat Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 05 - Jun 26 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Siobhan Aspinall

Course Outline

Cost

$520.63

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 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.
  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.

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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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