Learn the best practices for developing and executing an effective fundraising strategy. Discuss various fund development techniques with a diverse group of speakers from key community not-for-profit organizations.


  • Major giving, planned giving and annual funds
  • Fundraising methods and programs
  • Cultivate, solicit and steward donorship
  • Laws and ethics related to fundraising


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Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance

This course is eligible for Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) micro-credential funding. Find out if you are eligible.

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Come prepared to share your experiences, opinions and perspectives with the class.

All that is required is a strong desire to succeed and a willingness to learn and apply yourself.



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Mar 18, 2024 to Apr 12, 2024
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  • Jackie Ellefsen

What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage online with your class and instructor through our online learning management system. Plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week. 

Real-time Learning

There will be four live Zoom sessions in this course.

March 21 - 11:30am - 12:45pm ET
March 28 - 11:30am - 12:45pm ET
April 4 - 11:30am - 12:45pm ET
April 11 - 11:30am - 12:45pm ET

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course where a complete or incomplete will be issued. Evaluation will be based on participation and completion of course activities. You must attend at least three of the four scheduled live Zoom sessions.


No textbook required.