Applications for Certificate in Fundraising now open

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ACC Center graduates

Association of Fundraising Professionals Austin Chapter is a strategic partner with the ACC Center for Nonprofit Studies in the development and execution of this Certificate in Effective Fundraising. The curricula addresses the key competencies and processes required for a self-aware, confident, reflective, ethical fundraising professional with a strong sense of professionalism, commitment and passion for the nonprofit sector.

CEF is a comprehensive and systematic learning opportunity for:

  • A professional or volunteer fundraiser who is 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 you advance in your career
  • A fundraising professional seeking further education and credits toward your CFRE.

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.

Participant cohorts will engage in doing research on topics relevant to the Central Texas philanthropic community that will be a lasting contribution to the field. Participants’ research will be published.

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.

The program runs from Feb 2 – Dec 7, 2018, for  $2500 ($1250 per semester)* and $2100 for AFP members (at time of registration) ($1050 per semester). To learn more and register, click here.

PHOTO: The 2016-2017 Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management graduates. Photo from ACC Center for Nonprofit Studies by Frank Ragan

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