Acknowledgement of Completion
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Gain the practical skills and knowledge necessary to enter the growing field of non-profit and institutional fundraising. Develop an understanding of corporate and individual donors. Acquire the leadership skills necessary to manage the most successful fundraising activities.

You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admissions and Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.

View courses available this term under Program of Studies.

Interested in taking a single course? No problem. Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, these courses can be taken individually or as part of the full program.

Program Highlights:

  • All courses are available online.
  • Only four courses are required to receive the Acknowledgement of Completion.
  • Courses can be taken in any order, and as many at a time as desired.
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Recommended Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    Students who struggle with communication or whose first language is not English are encouraged to explore upgrading options available through our Applied Communications Centre.
  • Computer Skills (e.g. word processing, data management, internet access)
    Students should be familiar with computers, word processing, and email based systems prior to considering these courses. To upgrade computer skills, consider a CE introductory 'Computer Basics' course or a Learning Support Centre workshop before applying.

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Community Services and Support.

Visit the Textbooks page for information on ordering your course materials.

Click on the course number below to check current availability and for registration information

Mandatory Courses

Course Number Course Name Course Description
BUSN10071 Donor Relationships in Fundraising Learn to identify and assess potential corporate and individual donors and use knowledge of their motivation and needs to prepare an appropriate solicitation approach. 42 hours.
BUSN10070 Fundraising as Management Process Develop an understanding of the importance and role of volunteers in the fundraising process, marketing and public relations and financial management of fundraising. 42 hours.
BUSN10062 Introduction to Fundraising Develop an understanding of the fundraising sector, and principles, ethics and practices of professional fundraising. Explore the thinking and preparation required for an organization to engage in successful fundraising. 42 hours.
BUSN10069 Methods of Fundraising Focus on the issues and processes involved in planning and organizing special fundraising events. Examine grant seeking, entrepreneurial and third-party fundraising, and developing relationships with the corporate sector. 42 hours.

The list of scheduled course offerings for this program is below. Please note that all offerings are subject to change. 

Course Code Course Name Fall
(Sep to Dec)
(Jan to Apr)
(May to Aug)
BUSN10071 Donor Relationships in Fundraising




BUSN10070 Fundraising as Management Process




BUSN10062 Introduction to Fundraising OntarioLearn OntarioLearn OntarioLearn
BUSN10069 Methods of Fundraising OntarioLearn OntarioLearn OntarioLearn
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