This program is currently under review and revision. The new program curriculum and a schedule of courses will be available winter 2018. Current offerings are listed below; these courses can be applied to the new program requirements. For inquires regarding this program, please contact Fiona O'Donnell-Lawson at email@example.com or 858-534-8139.
Winter Quarter 2018 Course Offerings:
UC San Diego Extension’s Professional Certificate in Fundraising and Development is designed to expose you to a wide range of fundraising methods—from planned giving and capital campaigns to grant writing and corporate giving. Explore marketing and business management tools, and learn about the latest web and media technology available. Discover best practices in how to efficiently apply varied fundraising methods, marketing tools and technology. Experts help you to discern which methods best fit your needs, how to focus your resources, and then practically apply the appropriate tools.
Network with accomplished San Diego fundraising executives and build relationships that will positively impact your career and organization. Gain exposure to model programs and professionals through frequent guest speakers. With the ability to tailor your learning by selecting from a broad range of electives, you can ensure you master skills to meet the specific needs of your organization.
There will be a $60 fee upon acceptance into the program
In the Fundraising and Development capstone course, Directed Studies in Fundraising and Development, you will take the Next Step by using the skills you acquire through the Professional Certificate coursework. Choose a project tailored to your personal interests and attain practical experience in fundraising. Your advisor will coach you on your project throughout the quarter. Select a cause, research/identify potential donors, develop a strategy for initiating and building a relationship with a targeted donor, and write a proposal specifically designed for that donor.
Overview of Fundraising & Development Processes (BUSA-40341) is a required prerequisite for other core fundraising courses. The program can be completed in approximately two years.
After completion of all prior coursework, students enroll in Directed Studies in Fundraising & Development. The Directed Studies consists of a guided capstone project that gives the student a chance to apply the knowledge and practical skills they have learned throughout the certificate.
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UC San Diego Extension programs are designed to best serve college-prepared working professionals. Although programs are open to all adult learners, where program capacity is limited, applicants with this profile will receive preference for admission.
Completion of the UC San Diego Extension Professional Certificate in Fundraising and Development fulfills the educational requirements for obtaining the Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) designation and re-certification. For more information on CFRE, contact them directly via their website at www.cfre.org.
This program is endorsed by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN).
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, San Diego
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Girl Scouts San Diego
President and CEO
Ronald McDonald House of San Diego
President and CEO
Senior Community Centers
Senior Vice President and Executive Director
Rady Children's Hospital Foundation
Member, Board of Directors
Senior Consultant and Regional Director â€“ California
Past President, Association of Fundraising Professionals
Rancho Santa Fe Foundation
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