|Certificate in Nonprofit Fundraising - Details|
Classes meet on Tuesday evenings from 5:30pm - 8:30pm beginning September 6, 2016 and concluding in June 2017.
During these 9 months, candidates gain an end-to-end understanding of each phase of the fundraising process. From identifying and qualifying donors, through "the ask," and onto stewardship of the relationship for long-term support. Candidates graduate as stronger, more impactful professionals for their organization or those ready to enter the nonprofit arena.
Learning Outcomes for Certificate Program:
Fees and Tuition (subject to change):
Application Fee: $50 (one time, non refundable)
Tuition: $3200 (includes registration to WVDO's Winter 2017 Conference, a $400 value)
Books: All of the courses will use Penelope Burk’s Donor Centered Fundraising as the main text. WVDO will have copies of Donor Centered Fundraising available for purchase prior to the beginning of the first course. Approx. $50
Payment: Students will be asked to sign a contract agreeing to a payment plan. First payment is due by September 2, prior to the first class. Payment accepted by check or credit card (Visa and Mastercard only).
Scholarships and Tuition Assistance:
Questions regarding financial assistance can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Certificate Program also meets the requirements for many organization tuition assistance programs. Please contact your HR department for confirmation prior to applying.
Portland State University's tuition exemption policy does not apply to this program.
Students must make a written request to Agnes Zach, Executive Director in order to withdraw. Written requests should be sent either by email to email@example.com or by mail to:
Students withdrawing by 5 p.m. 48 hours BEFORE the program begins, are eligible for a full refund of all fees except the $50 application fee.
There is no refund for withdrawals after the first day of class.
WVDO and PSU reserve the right to cancel programs or classes with low enrollments.