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 & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.
- 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.
Admission & Registration
- 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.
Program of Studies
The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the 2019/20 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.
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|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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