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Course Description

Temple Harrisburg in partnership with Fundraising Master Trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, is offering a 10-week certificate program to help you take your fundraising initiative to the next level. Learn the basics of fundraising with this immersive self-paced certificate course that utilizes two virtual instructor led sessions and 8 online modules to assess your knowledge on your journey to earning the FCP Certificate.

Certificate Program Fee: $585.00 paid at the time of registration. Space will be limited and registration will close once the class has reached capacity. Space cannot be held prior to receipt of the full program fee. 

Required Textbook for Purchase: Nonprofit Fundraising 101: A Practical Guide to Easy to Implement Ideas and Tips from Industry Experts
 

If you have questions about the certificate program, please contact Jennifer Donahue at jennifer.donahue@temple.edu

 

Course Outline

This course utilizes 2 virtual sessions and 8 online modules to assess your knowledge on your journey to completing the FCP.  

2021 Cohort #4
Virtual Session #1: September 13, 2021 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm (eastern time) 

Virtual Session #2: November 18, 2021 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm (eastern time) 

8 online modules will be self-paced with weekly learning and assessment of knowledge 

Temple University Harrisburg’s Fundraising Certificate Training program is recognized by CFRE International (Certified Fund Raising Executive) as qualifying for CFRE Education credits.  Upon successful completion of this program, 18.5 CFRE points will be granted by CFRE International.  Certificates of training documenting CFRE points will be issued by TUH.

 

Learner Outcomes

As a result of this training program, participants will be able to: 

1. Learn and articulate fundraising best practices in key focus areas, including:
     - Donor Research
     - Securing the Gift
     - Relationship Building
     - Volunteer Involvement
     - Leadership and Management
     - Ethics and Accountability
2. 
Explain the importance of donor-centric communication and implement it throughout all fundraising writing and communication.
3. Demonstrate the ability to execute an effective integrated, multi-channel fundraising program.

 

Notes

Cancellations and Refunds 

  • All cancellation requests must be made in writing via email to Jennifer Donahue at jennifer.donahue@temple.edu and received by the Temple University Harrisburg staff before becoming effective. Please note that if registrant does not officially withdraw from a course and does not attend the course, the registrant is still responsible for payment. 
  • Cancellations received ten (10) business days or more prior to the start of the scheduled course will be eligible for a full refund of fees paid. 
  • Cancellations received nine (9) business days to one (1) business day prior to the start of the scheduled course will be subject to a cancellation charge of $10.00 for one day/session courses and $50 for multiday courses. Cancellations received less than one (1) business day prior to the start of the scheduled course will not be eligible for a refund. 
  • TUH reserves the right to cancel continuing education events due to low enrollment.  
  • In the event of inclement weather (applies to in person classes only), Temple University Harrisburg will make every effort to cancel events with as much advance notice as possible. Notification will be sent via email/CE Systems once a decision to close or delay has been made. In all instances, TUH will follow the University’s cancellation decisions. 

Request to Postpone/Transfer Attendance 

  • All requests to be transferred into a future offering must be submitted in writing via email to Jennifer Donahue at jennifer.donahue@temple.edu and received by the Temple University Harrisburg staff before becoming effective. Please note that if registrant does not request a transfer into a future offering and does not attend as originally scheduled, the registrant is still responsible for payment. 
  • Transfer requests received ten (10) business days or more prior to the start of the scheduled course will be eligible for a one-time transfer at no cost. Additional transfer requests or requests less than 10 days prior to the start of the course will be subject to a $50.00 administrative fee. 

 

Recommendations

Required Textbook for Purchase 
Nonprofit Fundraising 101: A Practical Guide to Easy to Implement Ideas and Tips from Industry Experts by Darian Rodriguez Heyman
ISBN-13: 978-1119100461

Technology Requirements
Possessing a basic level of technical competency and comfort level will help you to be successful in the program. You must have the hardware (desktop or laptop, tablet or smartphone) and software (Browsers such as Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Microsoft Edge) to access the internet. A broadband internet connection (DSL, cable, fiber, etc.) is recommended with a hardwired Ethernet cable. Wireless (Wi-Fi) connections may be utilized but a weak or congested signal may cause issues with video buffering or content access.

Learning Management System
Instructions for setting up your AccessNet account to connect to Canvas, the learning management system used by Temple University for online course content:

Creating a TU AccessNet Account and Accessing Canvas

Please contact Jennifer Donahue at jennifer.donahue@temple.edu with any questions related to setting up your AccessNet account and connecting to Canvas.

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