Learn the three-stage model of resource development that demystifies the process of fundraising for organizational sustainability --- preparation and planning, cultivation and asking, and sustaining and thriving. ML170vc reveals key resource development concepts for organizations creating and supporting vibrant communities and social change. This course is designed for those responsible for identifying and capturing resources to bring to their community development organizations. Explore how to develop a “culture of philanthropy” that engages all stakeholders in supporting your resource development efforts.
This faculty-led online course includes self-paced online assignments and the use of peer discussion forums. The course is presented in four weekly lessons. A live online session is held weekly with the faculty and participants. Participants should expect to spend approximately four hours per week on course related reading and assignments.