Acknowledgement of Completion
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Program Highlights

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

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.

Continuing Education at Mohawk

Students can take just one or as many courses in the Program of Studies as they would like. If students complete all required courses from the Program of Studies, they can apply for the certificate. Visit Continuing Education for further information on our programs. For information on credentials and how they differ from one another visit Continuing Education Credentials. One course generally takes up anywhere from 5-10 hours per week of your time.


Online Experience

Students have free access to Microsoft Office 365, (which includes Microsoft Office 2013) Lynda, and many other technological resources described below.

Financial Information

With Continuing Education, each course is priced individually and students only pay for the course(s) they choose to register for. For financial assistance related inquiries please click here or contact 1-844-767-6871. Keep in mind, course prices do not include textbook fees. Visit the Mohawk College Bookstore Textbook Search (opens in new window) for information on textbooks

Student Services

Peer Tutoring:

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Our Accessible Learning Services Counsellors, Accessibility Support Officers, and Learning Skills Advisor/Adaptive Technologist work with students with disabilities to develop a personalized program of services and academic accommodations. For more information, click here.

Library Resources:

Find out about library computers available and how to borrow laptops and Chromebooks. For more information, click here.

    Program Contact
    Continuing Education Business
    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.

    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 2018/19 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 - Business.

    Visit the Mohawk College Bookstore Textbook Search (opens in new window) for information on textbooks.

    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. 45 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. 45 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. 45 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. 45 hours.

    For information on the textbooks needed for the upcoming term please visit our Textbook Search site.

    Questions about CE at Mohawk College? Please see our FAQ.