Fundraising is an essential tool for those working in the nonprofit sector. Build the skillset necessary to create a strategy, implement a campaign, motivate and lead your development team and enhance donor relations with Rice University.

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The Glasscock School of Continuing Studies offers a variety of opportunities for fundraising professionals. Topics include managing a fundraising campaign, maintaining donor relations, creating a development team, and more. Courses are beneficial to those leading, working with or developing fundraising teams.

Name Instructor Format Schedule start date AVAILABILITY

Managing a Development Team

Tom Herbert On-campus 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 20180510 May 10, 2018 Open

Campaign Planning and Management

Holly Lang, Nicole S. McWhorter, Sarah W. Williams On-campus 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 20180424 Apr. 24, 2018 Open

Nonprofit Finance Certificate

Kay Walther, Kathy Fountain, Leslie A. Berardo, Alyssa Hill, Mimi Holt, Michael Pawson, Kristen Simpson On-campus 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 20180217 Feb. 17, 2018 Closed

Comprehensive Annual Giving

Emily Hilber, Ashley Tagle On-campus 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 20180405 Apr. 05, 2018 Open

Major Gifts and Planned Giving

Angela Lane, Chris Kasavich, Shirley Druggan On-campus 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 20180517 May 17, 2018 Open

Communication for Nonprofits

Jennifer Evans, Carey Kirkpatrick, Jeremy C. Little, Joel Luks On-campus 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 20180223 Feb. 23, 2018 Open

Board Fundraising

Anne Murphy On-campus 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 20180516 May 16, 2018 Open

Art of Fundraising: The Fundamentals

Taryn Baranowski, Melissa Garlington, Emily Hilber, Chris Kasavich, Kaiti Kling, Rebecca Lamb, Angela Lane, Kent Loftin , Ashley Tagle, Kelly Zúñiga On-campus 6 - 8 p.m. 20180205 Feb. 05, 2018 Closed

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Designed for nonprofit executives, future leaders and career-changers alike, the Leadership Institute for Nonprofit Executives gives you the confidence to propel your nonprofit organization to the next level.