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Program Overview

The Certificate in Effective Fundraising (CEF) offers a comprehensive and systematic exploration of the key competencies required to be a self-aware, confident, reflective, ethical fundraising professional with a strong sense of professionalism, commitment and passion for the nonprofit sector.

Comprehensive and Systematic Learning Opportunity For:



A professional or volunteer fundraiser seeking greater competence and career advancements



Someone looking to make a career change and wants a comprehensive and systematic way to acquire the competencies needed to be an ethical and effective fundraiser


A graduate of a nonprofit academic program and looking for a pragmatic, experience-based learning opportunity that will help advance in your career


A fundraising professional seeking further education and credits toward your CFRE

Details

CEF builds on the success of Center for Nonprofits’ other Certificates in Nonprofit Leadership & Management, Grant Writing, Volunteer Management, and Marketing and Promotion for Nonprofits, with their combined alumni of 673 individuals.

 

Participants will receive 80 CFRE Continuing Education Points upon full completion of the program. Full participation in Certificate in Effective Fundraising is applicable for 80 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or re-certification.

Early Bird Pricing

$1500 *Early Bird Special

$2000Standard

Early Bird pricing is available through Monday, January 16, 2023.

*Eligible for AmeriCorps education award funds and Hazlewood Act tuition exemption program

Application

Currently Accepting Applications

Instructors

Autumn Keiser

Autumn Keiser

Senior Director of Marketing & Communication,

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas, Inc.

Brett J Barnes, CFRE, CFRM

Brett J Barnes, CFRE, CFRM

Chief Development Officer,

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Carmine Salvucci

Carmine Salvucci

Chief Development Officer,

Communities In Schools of Central Texas

Cookie Gregory Ruiz, CFRE

Cookie Gregory Ruiz, CFRE

Executive Director,

Ballet Austin

Debbie Tate, CFRE, CFRM

Debbie Tate, CFRE, CFRM

Chief Development Officer,

Center for Child Protection

Fayruz Benyousef

Fayruz Benyousef

Philanthropy Expert & Strategist,

Fayruz Benyousef Consulting

Holly Raymond

Holly Raymond

Chief Financial Officer,

Upbring

Pam Benson Owens

Pam Benson Owens

President & CEO,

Edge of Your Seat Consulting, Inc

Shannon M. Andre’, CPA, CFE

Shannon M. Andre’, CPA, CFE

Vice President/Austin Managing Shareholder,

Brown, Graham & Company, P.C.

Course Outline

The Certificate in Nonprofit Effective Fundraising sessions start Thursday, February 2th, 2023 through Thursday, August 3, 2023.

The session will be held online via Zoom. Participants are expected to attend and actively engage in every session. Before you register, please be sure you can commit to participating in each session.

**Schedule is subject to change**