Program at a Glance

Admission Cycle: 
Full series offered TBA

New Designs for Fundraising Online Certificate Program

An online fundraising certificate program

  • Discover best practices in fundraising for small to mid-size nonprofits.
  • Learn from seasoned fundraisers who understand your organization’s needs and know how to get results.
  • Enhance your career with knowledge and skills that can be utilized on the job immediately.
  • Network with a community of fundraising professionals from a variety of organizations.
  • Earn CFRE points and continuing education units.

This affordable online program, while relevant to all, is uniquely designed to meet the needs of small to mid-size nonprofit organizations. It offers a practical education for nonprofit organizations, development departments and individuals interested in creating or strengthening fundraising efforts.

These online courses will help participants develop a more comprehensive view of nonprofit fundraising, explore principles of fundraising, case statements, fundraising strategies, donor development and engagement, annual campaigns, major gift campaigns and special events. 

All courses are held online. A certificate will be awarded with completion of the four courses. 

Fees are $325 per course, plus $110 for optional .5 continuing education unit per course.

There is a 15% discount for registering for the four-course series: $1,100 noncredit, or $1,540 with academic credit.

Contact: For more information about this online program, email Extended Education or call (707) 826-3731.


Class Title Class # Starts
Foundations for Fundraising (.5 unit credit)
Canceled: FF (Credit)
Jan 22
Foundations for Fundraising (Non-credit)
Canceled: FF (Non-credit)
Jan 22
New Designs for Fundraising: Complete Series
Canceled: Series (Non-credit)
Jan 22
New Designs for Fundraising: Complete Series (2 units credit)
Canceled: Series (Credit)
Jan 22
Tools for Annual Giving (.5 unit credit)
Canceled: TAG (Credit)
Feb 9
Tools for Annual Giving (Non-credit)
Canceled: TAG (Non-credit)
Feb 19
Tools for Big Gifts (.5 unit credit)
Canceled: TBG (Credit)
Mar 18
Tools for Big Gifts (Non-credit)
Canceled: TBG (Non-credit)
Mar 18
Tools for Board Excellence (Non-credit)
Canceled: TBE (Non-credit)
Apr 14
Tools for Board Excellence (.5 unit credit)
Canceled: TBE (Credit)
Apr 15