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PhilanthropyU Fundraising Specialization

Specialization Status

1. Introduction to Fundraising

2. Fundraising: Connecting with Donors

3. Fundraising Strategies

Specialization details

  1. Number of Courses

    3
  2. Effort

    9-18 hours per week
  3. Certificate

    Digital
  4. Language

    English

ABOUT THIS FUNDRAISING SPECIALIZATION

This three-course specialization teaches students how to build a diverse, sustainable fundraising pipeline. The topics covered in this specialization include writing proposals, identifying potential donors, building relationships with donors and digital crowdfunding.


SPECIALIZATION COURSE TRACK

  • COURSE 1: Introduction to Fundraising
    This short course introduces the foundational concepts that every fundraisers should know. Understand basic fundraising terms and debunk commonly-believed myths about the field.
  • COURSE 2: Fundraising (Connecting with Donors)
    Build strong, sustainable relationships with your donors. Build strong, sustainable relationships with your donors.
  • COURSE 3: Fundraising Strategies
    Master fundraising strategies, including grant proposals and launching digital crowdfunding campaigns.

WHO SHOULD ENROLL IN THIS FUNDRAISING SPECIALIZATION?

This three-course specialization is designed for teams and individuals that are interested in improving their fundraising abilities. No previous coursework or experience in fundraising is necessary.


CERTIFICATION

Learners are eligible to receive a Certificate of Achievement for this specialization through the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley Haas). Berkeley Haas is known for its role in defining a new generation of business leaders with a focus on social impact. Ranked #2 among all business school nonprofit programs in the United States (US News & World Report, 2017), Berkeley Haas inspires and empowers innovative solutions to pressing social and environmental challenges through the work of the Institute for Business and Social Impact (IBSI) and the Center for Social Sector Leadership (CSSL). To earn a Certificate of Achievement, you need to complete all three courses by earning more than 50% of possible points on quizzes and assignments.