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OLRN1311 Donor Relations in Fundraising

Description: The funding relationship between the charitable sector, corporations and individual donors is integral to fundraising. Students learn the needs and motivations of donors (corporations or individuals) and what sustains long-term partnerships with the non-profit sector. Students learn to identify, analyze and rate potential prospects and prepare a solicitation approach accordingly.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN1466 Fundraising as a Management Process

Description: Accountability and transparency are key in today's society. Students develop realistic marketing, communication, and financial plans that reflect the budgetary obligations of an organization, learn how to inspire general public interest, and establish trust in the brand of organization they represent. Students learn the importance and role of marketing, public relations, and financial management in the world of fundraising.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN1208 Introduction to Fundraising

Description: Students gain an overview of the principles, ethics and practices of professional fundraising and a systemic examination of the thinking and preparation that is required before an organization can engage in successful fundraising. Students examine the evolution of fundraising in North America, the role the voluntary sector plays in today's society and the changing nature of the position of the fundraising professional. They also analyze the needs of an organization and apply fundraising approaches that best suit the organization's needs.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN1206 Methods of Fundraising

Description: Issues and processes involved in planning and organizing special events are presented. Students examine the organization, advantages and disadvantages of special events as a fundraising technique including tasks and responsibilities, working with committees, creative development of event concepts, scheduling and budgeting and strategies for maximizing profits from the event. Corporate partnerships and grant seeking, and entrepreneurial and third-party fundraising activities are also examined. Students develop fundraising plans according to the needs and capabilities of the organization they represent, such as finances and human resources. Relationships with the corporate sector and the means to identify their interest in fundraising are explored.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN1212 Strategic Management of Campaigns

Description: Elements of a successful fundraising campaign are examined. Students learn how to develop a compelling case for support, attract the best leadership potential, develop donor prospects and prepare a plan of action. Management and financial strategies to effectively control the fundraising process of campaigns are explored. Practical implementation of fundraising strategies required to manage information generated during a campaign, such as processing gifts and dealing with information flow and technology, are addressed.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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