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Career Development



Is Fundraising the Career for You? Assessment Strategies for Jobseekers


Guest speaker Dr. Beth Ross helps you learn how to assess your own career goals, job skills, and professional experience to see if they align with a career in fundraising.



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Do You Need Certifications for Your Fundraising Career?

Nov 11, 2010  

David Pass, CFRE, vice president of development and marketing of MedShare, and Joe Folan, director of Opportunity Knocks, answer questions about when professional fundraising certifications would be a worthwhile investment of your time, energy, and money for a career in grant writing and fundraising.

The Artist as Entrepreneur

Oct 31, 2011  

Replay the transcript of Rebecca Posey and Matthew Charboneau discussing how artists can build their own successful creative enterprises.

Board Compensation & Incentive Pay for Executives: Can Nonprofits Do This?

Dec 05, 2011  

This Q&A explores the right way to offer attractive pay and benefits and features Pete Smith (Smith Compensation Consulting) and Deborah Davidson (BoardSource).



Online Classes


Introduction to Fundraising Planning Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

Does your organization need help directing its fundraising efforts? Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success.

Foundation Center's Online Proposal Writing Course

Self-Paced eLearning  |  $225.00

Learn How to Craft a Competitive Proposal!

Getting Ready for Foundation Fundraising

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

Learn to assess your nonprofit's readiness for foundation fundraising.

Social Media for Leaders: Find Your Voice

Self-Paced eLearning  |  $45.00

Learn how to add social engagement skills to your executive toolkit.