In Fundraising Options for Social Enterprises, we’ll look at some tools that will help you assess your current philanthropic culture and define your “case for support”....that’s fundraising lingo for why someone should give to your organization. After completing this course, you’ll leave with some easy steps so that you and your team can get started and securing funds!
Overall Learning Goal
After completing this learning module, learners will understand the advantages, requirements and key success factors of a variety of fundraising options available to social enterprises and determine the importance of both short-term and long-term fundraising for the financial sustainability of the SE.
To help achieve this learning goal, learners will…
Understand and be able to explain the following key points…
How fundraising can contribute to the long-term sustainability of an SE
The elements and advantages of a diversified fundraising program
The advantages and challenges of various fundraising options for SEs
The benchmarks for success for each fundraising option
The elements of your SEs “Case for Support” and how it fits with various fundraising options
Be able to use the following skills, tools, processes, procedures…
An assessment to determine your SEs need for fundraising and your current philanthropic culture
The fundraising pyramid to describe fundraising options to your SE
A Case for Support fact sheet
A process to advance fundraising activities
Actually do the following tasks…
Develop fundraising goals for the SE: short-term and long-term
Describe key elements of your SE’s Case for Support
Identify effective fundraising options that align with organizational needs
Determine next steps to advance fundraising activities for the SE.
By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Course Completion Badge
Last Updated: February 15, 2019
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