Fundraising is an essential tool for those working in the nonprofit sector. Build the skillset necessary to create a strategy, implement a campaign, motivate and lead your development team and enhance donor relations with Rice University.

The Glasscock School of Continuing Studies offers a variety of opportunities for fundraising professionals. Topics include managing a fundraising campaign, maintaining donor relations, creating a development team, and more. Courses are beneficial to those leading, working with or developing fundraising teams.

Name Instructor Format Schedule start date AVAILABILITY

Managing a Development Team

Tom Herbert Waitlist

Campaign Planning and Management

Sarah W. Williams, Holly Lang, Nicole S. McWhorter On-campus Waitlist

Comprehensive Fund Development Capstone

Jill Pranger Open

Nonprofit Finance Certificate

Kay Walther, Kathy Fountain, Leslie A. Berardo, Alyssa Hill, Mimi Holt, Michael Pawson Open

Proposal Writing

Melissa Simon On-campus 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (lunch provided) 20171017 Oct. 17, 2017 Open

Volunteer Management Academy

Mary Donnelly Jackson, Heather Patrick, Melissa Simon, Gina Murphy On-campus 6-8 p.m. 20171030 Oct. 30, 2017 Open

Comprehensive Annual Giving

Emily Hilber, Ashley Tagle On-campus 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (lunch provided) 20171019 Oct. 19, 2017 Open

Major Gifts and Planned Giving: The Fundamentals

Angela Lane, Chris Kasavich, Shirley Druggan On-campus 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m 20171201 Dec. 01, 2017 Open

Communication for Nonprofits

Jennifer Evans, Carey Kirkpatrick, Jeremy C. Little, Joel Luks On-campus 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (lunch provided) 20171128 Nov. 28, 2017 Open

Board Fundraising

Anne Murphy, Deborah Ballard On-campus 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (lunch provided) 20171115 Nov. 15, 2017 Open

The Art of Fundraising: The Fundamentals

Taryn Baranowski, Melissa Garlington, Rebecca Lamb, Chris Kasavich, Kaiti Kling, Angela Lane, Michael Larson, Kelly Zúñiga On-campus 6-8 p.m. 20171002 Oct. 02, 2017 Open

Earn the LINE certificate in less than a year.

Designed for nonprofit executives, future leaders and career-changers alike, the Leadership Institute for Nonprofit Executives gives you the confidence to propel your nonprofit organization to the next level.