Register now: 2024 Fundraising & Development Certificate Program

Date(s) - January 11, 2024 - June 27, 2024
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Fee: $2,700
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Are you looking to gain the confidence, knowledge, and skills necessary to strengthen your organization’s development program?

You will learn in a collaborative and hands-on learning environment consisting of interactive trainings, cohort learning groups, & individualized coaching.  The Development and Fundraising Certificate Program is designed for nonprofit leaders, development staff members, and key volunteers representing small to mid-sized development teams in VT or New England. You will leave with your own customized development plan, a peer network of nonprofit professionals, as well as templates, checklists, and samples to guide your continued work. Plus, 19 points towards Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) International certification and/or recertification.

This program includes…

  • 6 live interactive online training days including hands-on activities and guest speakers. These happen one Thursday a month, usually from 9 am – 2 pm or 2:30 pm. Interactive Training Sessions will take place on January 11th, February 8th, March 14th, April 11th, May 9th, and June 27th.
  • 6 peer-learning sessions occurring once per session for 1 hour and 15 minutes (as part of your training day).
  • Independent reading/videos and assignments, which will take you approximately 4-5 hours per month.
  • 1 customized one-on-one coaching session with our lead trainer.

Topics covered include, but are not limited to: 

  • Fundraising Appeals & Communications
  • Donor Relations/Stewardship & Giving Societies
  • Proposal Writing and Grant Writing
  • Databases/Managing/Reporting
  • Solicitation/Asking & Campaigns

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