Principles of Fundraising Course – Villanova

Principles of Fundraising Course = 30 CFRE Credits

Effective fundraising requires sophisticated methods of identifying, cultivating and soliciting potential donors.  This course provides an overview of the techniques needed to succeed.

We have selected faculty who are development professionals and/or experts in their field and willing to share their knowledge and extensive experience. Through this course you will develop an inventory of skills for meeting the challenges of the fundraising profession.

Registration is Now Open for Spring 2018!

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Spring 2018 Course dates and detailed schedule:  
Starting a Development Program Week 1 – January 22
Annual Giving Week 2 – January 29
Institutional Fundraising Week 3 – February 5
Grant Seeking Week 4 – February 12
Research, Cultivation and Solicitation Week 5 – February 19
Accountability, Ethics & The Law Week 6 – February 26
Spring Break   OFF – March 5
Campaign Fundraising Week 7 – March 12
Basics of Planned Giving Week 8 – March 19
Solicitation & The Donor’s Perspective Week 9 – March 26
Easter Recess   OFF – April 2
The Board’s Role Week 10 – April 9
Marketing, PR, & Social Media Week 11 – April 16
Putting It All Together Week 12 – April 23

For more information and to register, visit Villanova’s Fundraising webpage.

Course Fees

AFP Members – $750.00

Nonmembers – $850.00

Fees include all instructional materials.

Parking is an additional fee.