Understanding the Nonprofit Sector - Thursday, January 27 and Friday, January 28
Description: What is nonprofit fundraising and development? There are about as many definitions as there are nonprofits in the world. In this course, you will discover the commonalities that bind nonprofit development programs, fundraisers and philanthropists together. This course will establish foundational knowledge about the sector, define important terms and concepts, and provide you will the tools you will need to approach subsequent courses, in which you will systematically create a comprehensive development plan for you and your organization. This fundamental course is required of all students within the program and is designed to be the first course you complete.
- Giving Structure, who gives and who benefits
- Define Terns (will be used throughout)
- Ethics and the law
- The Impact of trusts and wealth on US civil society
- Resource dependency and mission drift in relation to fundraising
- Top down v. grassroots and community centric fundraising models
- Budget and where the funds come from
- How to put together a development plan
- Psychology of why people give
- Overview of what is coming up
Enrollment for this course closes January 24!
Still have more questions? Contact Director of the UNO School of Public Administration Professional Programs, Ellen Freeman-Wakefield at 402.554.2636 or by email at email@example.com.
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