The Fundraising Academy

Now Accepting Applications - Due June 26, 2017!
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The Fundraising Academy for Grassroots Organizations is a comprehensive fund development curriculum that provides a learning structure and concrete tools that participants can take back to their organizations and begin implementing immediately.  The basic design of The Academy involves nine full days of interactive group workshops, peer learning exercises, reading assignments, grant proposal development, and homework.

 

Course Dates are July 13 & 27, August 10 & 24, September 14, October 6, 13, 20 and 27.

Location: 
Loma Linda University Health
Lobby Level Classroom
250 South G. Street
San Bernardino, CA 92410

Cost:
$750 per attendee* ($2,500 value).  Special rates are made possible through the generosity of AcademyGO Leadership Circle Donors.
*As a benefit of membership, AcademyGO members receive an additional 20% discount.

Those who graduate the Academy receive a certificate of completion, a notebook full of resources, a library of reference articles, a peer-reviewed grant proposal and, Certified Fundraising Professional (CFRE) certification educational units.

Who should participate?

  • New Executive Directors, Founders, or fundraising staff
  • Emerging leaders wanting to move up in their organizations
  • Volunteers wanting to help their organizations raise funds

 

Quotes from former learners when asked:
"What was best things about the overall Fundraising Academy?"

The best things about the Fundraising Academy were having peers and creating a community to collaborate, being exposed to experts that we could ask specific questions to as well as being taught information in a new way.

I have a much deeper appreciation for the subject of fundraising, including the multiple ways to go about it, and how it can be made to be fun! 

I have learned so much. I think this was the BEST training I’ve attended. 

The course has been important to our organization because it has equipped me with essential fundraising knowledge that we continue to apply (i.e. logic models, strategic planning, budgeting, branding, donor stewardship, etc.).

The short-term impact of participating in the Fundraising Academy has been writing a grant proposal, introducing logic models to my team, and broadening my passion for fund development

The Fundraising Academy has strengthened my foundational knowledge of fund development and is the door to my success and the success of my organization. I anticipate the long-term impact of my participation in the Fundraising Academy to be increased donations, community awareness, and capacity to serve our clients.

 Creation and Implementation of
 The Fundraising Academy has been
 funded in part by ...

Bank of America
Edison International
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
Southern California Edison
The California Wellness Foundation
The Community Foundation 
TheWillmas Charitable Trust Fund at
    The Community Foundation

Weingart Foundation 
Wells Fargo
Union Bank
US Bank
Leadership Circle Members

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