|FUND 5003: Communications Skills for Fundraising & Volunteer Management|
|FUND 5004: Computer Applications & Databases|
|FUND 5006: Human Resources & Volunteer Management|
|FUND 5007: Finance Skills & Charitable Receipting|
|FUND 5011: Introduction to Fundraising & The Philanthropic Landscape|
|FUND 5012: Prospect Research|
|FUND 5013: Law & Ethics in Fundraising & Volunteer Management|
|FUND 5002: Events and Innovation|
|FUND 5501: Integrated Marketing & Campaigns|
|FUND 5502: Major Gifts & Planned Giving|
|FUND 5503: Grant Writing for Charities & Nonprofit Groups|
|FUND 5504: Building Partnerships With Corporations|
|FUND 5505: Data Analytics for Decision Making|
|FUND 5506: Operating A Development Office|
|FUND 5507: Fundraising Capstone Project|
|FUND 5551: Careers & Industry Seminar|
Current students, please make sure to review your MyHumber Academic Progress report to confirm which courses you should register into for your Winter semester. Courses with in-person requirements will likely also have online components. Humber may need to change plans for in-person learning, subject to government and public health directives and/or additional health and safety considerations.
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Articulate the roles of the volunteer and staff in charitable organizations.
Manage staff and volunteer resources including the recruitment and selection of personnel, and their subsequent orientation, training and evaluation.
Conceptualize, plan and execute fundraising projects and programs, including defining goals and objectives, outputs, outcomes, and project budgets. Such activities may include major gifts, planned giving, annual giving, corporate giving or capital campaigns.
Prepare proposals and administer grants.
Manage computer application and databases in order to input, compile and report data, and analyze new markets for development opportunities.
Develop basic financial management skills relevant to the charitable sector.
Conduct research and analysis associated with the management of fundraising programs (For example, sector research, prospect research).
Develop, implement and administer marketing and direct marketing strategies and activities.
Evaluate the environmental forces affecting Canadian business, not-for-profit and charitable Organizations and the state of philanthropy.
Demonstrate the attitudes, values and behaviours of the effective manager/administrator in relationship to ethics and public/community service, legal issues and leadership in organizational fundraising.
Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communications skills, both orally and in writing.
Use critical thinking and problem-solving skills and techniques.
Placements are typically abundant and secured with charities and non-profit groups although can be completed with consulting firms, corporate donation offices, foundations or government granting agencies across the philanthropic sector. Work placements normally take place in the spring and are often paid.
This reinvigorated program will feature:
Watch the video to hear how graduates co-found a sports philanthropy firm.
Canadians are generous and fundraisers are turning that giving spirit into meaningful impact.
Did you know that working in the sector means you play a role in:
Demand for professional fundraisers is on the rise. Graduates may find opportunity in the philanthropic sector that includes organizations focused on health care, education, social service, the arts, politics, the environment, international development and others. Graduates may also work at consulting firms, foundation offices, granting agencies or in corporate social responsibility.
Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)
Credential: Ontario Graduate Certificate
Length: 2 semesters
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Watch the video to find out more about the Fundraising Management program at Humber.
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Fundraising Management Students and Graduates Remain in Demand
Wed, November 25, 2020
The Fundraising Management program continues to prove to be a valuable skill set charitable organizations are pursuing.
The Fundraising Management Postgrad Program Is Returning
Thu, October 29, 2020
In the world of philanthropy, Humber’s reputation for running a postgraduate program in Fundraising Management is considered mission-critical.
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