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Planned giving typically provides organizations with their most valuable gifts, but development staff are often concerned about the level of technical knowledge needed. This course exposes the myth that the fundraiser needs to be a legal or accounting expert, and gives you the tools to quickly and easily implement your own planned giving program. You will learn about different planned giving vehicles such as bequests and life insurance; how to market the program and find donors; how to ask for and administer planned gifts; and how to develop donor relationships for maximum impact to your organization and the donors’ philanthropic goals.
Studentsa re 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.
Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start
date. Check your myBCIT email account to
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A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students.
International students: this may impact your ability to register.
This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
Create a planned giving program from scratch, or improve an existing one, for an organization of any size.
Explain the most popular planned giving vehicles to donors and other stakeholders.
Use a donor-centric approach to identify, solicit and steward qualified planned gift donors.
Execute the steps needed to administer estate and planned gifts.
Integrate planned giving with other fundraising activities in the organization.
Effective as of Fall 2017
FUND 3218 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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