Program at a Glance

Cost: 
$850
Location: 
Online
Admission Cycle: 
Full series will be offered in fall 2022

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. For a look at organizations that have participated in the program, check out our List of Alumni (PDF: Acrobat Reader or similar required).

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 $250 per course, plus $25 for optional .5 continuing education unit per course. There is a 15% discount for registering for the four-course series.

Contact: For more information about this online program, email Sheila Rocker Heppe, Director of Extended Education or call (707) 826-3743.

Courses

Class Title Class # Starts
Foundations for Fundraising
TBA: Fall 2022 (non-credit)
Aug 15
Foundations for Fundraising (.5 unit credit)
TBA: Fall 2022 (credit)
Aug 15
New Designs for Fundraising: Complete Series
TBA: Fall 2022 (non-credit)
Aug 15
New Designs for Fundraising: Complete Series (2 units credit)
Series TBA: Fall 2022 (credit)
Aug 15
Tools for Annual Giving
TBA: Fall 2022 (non-credit)
Sep 12
Tools for Annual Giving (.5 unit credit)
TBA: Fall 2022 (credit)
Sep 12
Tools for Big Gifts
TBA: Fall 2022 (non-credit)
Oct 10
Tools for Big Gifts (.5 unit credit)
TBA: Fall 2022 (credit)
Oct 10
Tools for Board Excellence
TBA: Fall 2022 (non-credit)
Nov 7
Tools for Board Excellence (.5 unit credit)
TBA: Fall 2022 (credit)
Nov 7