Undergraduate Certificate in Fundraising

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Undergrad Fundraising Certificate Online

In this bachelor’s degree certificate, students will develop the ability to lead fundraising efforts in nonprofit organizations, maximizing the ability of the organization’s leaders to obtain private, corporate, and government funding. Students will develop strategies to oversee fundraising campaigns and events, and develop skills to solicit donations for nonprofit organizations.

Coursework will prepare students to solicit funding from a variety of sources, design promotional materials, and promote awareness of an organization’s strategic goals and financial needs. In addition, students will be prepared to use 21st century technological skills to leverage nonprofit organization financial growth. Finally, students will develop communication and organizational skills, public relation skills, and general business management skills. CSU Global students with this certificate would work in nonprofit organizations such as educational and religious organizations, research and healthcare companies, social services organizations, and governmental and political positions.

Learning Outcomes

  • Foster philanthropy among organizational communities.
  • Demonstrate effective fundraising practices and strategies.
  • Implement frameworks to cultivate and retain donors.
  • Integrate financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting, and reporting for fundraising.
  • Secure, negotiate, and manage grant awards from funding sources.
  • Create a comprehensive communications plan to meet fundraising goals.
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  • Our rates haven’t risen once since 2011.
  • We charge the same for in-state and out-of-state students.
  • Tuition rates won’t change as long as you’re a student.
  • No student fees, no hidden fees.

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At CSU Global, we know it’s pretty hard to climb up the career ladder when you’re weighed down with student debt. That’s why we haven’t raised our rates since 2011. We’re committed to staying affordable and putting education before tuition.
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  • Complete your degree on your own schedule.
  • Work from anywhere.
  • Access student support and any resource online.

How Online Education Works for You

The life of a modern learner is a juggling act. When you’re juggling a full-time job and a family, we know it can be easy to drop the ball on your education. But with our flexible, 100% online system, we’ve set you up for success. Complete your schoolwork on your work breaks, after the kids go to bed, whenever -- earn your degree from anywhere, on your own schedule.
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  • We’re regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
  • Our business programs are ACBSP-accredited. (Excludes MBA)
  • 84% of our faculty hold a terminal or doctoral degree.
  • 95% of our alumni would refer a friend or family member.

Accreditation Information

CSU Global is not just any online university. We’re regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and our business programs are ACBSP-accredited. With a world-class faculty and programs designed to bring students career success, it’s no wonder that 95% of our alumni would refer a friend or family member to us.

Fundraising Certificate Courses

The Undergraduate Certificate in Fundraising consists of six three-credit courses:

HSM300: Introduction to Human Services
COM312: Public Relations Techniques
COM321: Campaign and Event Planning
PMG370: Fundraising and Grantwriting
MKG380: Social Medial Marketing
SOC460: Community Development
"My student experience at CSU Global has been great. My academic advisor reaches out to me and is very responsive to my questions. The online format works well with my learning style and is easy to navigate."
- Jennifer Vogel
B.S. in Accounting Student