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Fundraising Management

Ministry Name: Fundraising and Volunteer Management

Credential: Ontario Graduate CertificateProgram Code: FR911Length: 3 semestersProgram Starting Between:  

Admission Requirements

 

 

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

  • Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • A bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

  • English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

  • International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EQUIVALENCY

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please enter your location or choose detect my location to see the requirements for your country below.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

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Fees

The 2018-2019 fee for three semesters was:

  • domestic: $9,369.63
  • international: $23,866.50

Fees are subject to change.

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Fees by Semester 

Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$3,123.21$7,815.50
Tuition$2,663.43$7,355.72
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$3,123.21$7,815.50
Tuition$2,663.43$7,355.72
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 3Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$3,123.21$7,815.50
Tuition$2,663.43$7,355.72
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Additional Costs

$350 – conference fees and field trips; $850 – textbooks.

Pathways

Pathways are academic routes that students can take to move from one credential to another.

TRANSFER OPTIONS

Can't find a pathway? You can still get the credit you deserve from your previous education or your prior work or life experience.

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Contact Us

Program Specific Questions

James Cullin, associate dean
416.675.6622 ext. 3800
fundraisingprogram@humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students  

Phone: 416-675-5000
Email: enquiry@humber.ca

International Students  

Contact the International Centre

How to Apply

Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

Admissions Road Map >

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

Apply through the International Centre >

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 Humber’s Fundraising Management graduate certificate program is the only full-time, in-class program of its kind in Ontario, and allows you to live out your passions and participate in creating meaningful, positive change. At the end of this one-year program, you will be prepared to make immediate and dynamic contributions to the world through creative fundraising ideas and initiatives.

Our faculty includes professors that are among Toronto’s most accomplished and awarded non-profit leaders. This faculty will inspire you, share insights from years of fundraising campaign experience and challenge you to produce outstanding work.

This dynamic program is designed to give you practical, hands-on experience in all of the methods used by non-profit organizations to create and maintain relationships with their communities of support. Fundraising students will learn how to co-ordinate and manage diverse groups of donors, volunteers and staff, toward the goal of enabling non-profit organizations to fund their missions.

All courses in this program feature regular appearances by industry leaders and give students the chance to work directly with charities as part of a number of class assignments. Students will also attend two professional conferences to build their professional networks and explore their career options in professional fundraising.

 

Learning Outcomes

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Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  • Demonstrate personal competencies in relationship to ethics, legal issues, and leadership in fundraising.

  • Conceptualize and plan fundraising project and programs (e.g., major gifts, planned giving, annual giving, corporate giving and capital campaigns).

  • Prepare proposals and administer grants.

  • Develop and implement marketing and direct marketing strategies and activities.

  • Conduct the research and analysis associated with the management of lists, promotions and donors.

  • Evaluate the environmental forces that impact Canadian business and non-profit and charitable organizations, and explain the organization and roles of the various departments found within fundraising organizations.

  • Apply writing skills for fundraising proposals, annual reports, promotion, marketing, public relations, direct mail and event marketing.

  • Manage human resource and volunteer resources including planning, recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, supervising, evaluating volunteers.

  • Manage fundraising projects including the development of implementation plans, the monitoring and evaluation of programs and projects.

  • Demonstrate personal relationship building and presentation skills for fundraising including presenting fundraising programs as well as approaching prospects and closing pledges.

  • Manage computer databases in order to input, compile, analyze and report data and isolate new markets and fundraising opportunities.

  • Analyze fundraising issues and events, implement a problem-solving process and present solutions.

  • Contact fundraising employers and identify work opportunities in the field.


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Work Placement

The work placement, which concludes your course of study, takes place in the summer during the program’s final eight weeks. Placements are usually with charities and non-profit groups although it is also allowable to do your work placement with consulting firms, corporate donation offices, foundations or government granting agencies.

Program Availability

START DATE LOCATION STATUS INTERNATIONAL STATUS
September 2019LakeshoreOpenOpen

The Humber Experience

Fundraising Management Program

Watch the video to find out more about the Fundraising Management program at Humber

How to Become A Charity Partner

Becoming a charity partner gives your organization the opportunity to work with and mentor students during an internship or special project.

Fast Program Facts

  • High demand for graduates
  • Practical, relevant content
  • Instructors are sector experts
  • Includes work placement
  • Engaged alumni network

Your Career

Successful completion of this program may open doors to a rewarding career. You will have the opportunity to become a key player in a sector that includes organizations focused on healthcare, education, social service, the arts, politics, the environment and international development – just to name a few. Employers are keen to hire Humber graduates.

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On June 29, 2018, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU). Both names may appear on this website.