Earn a Certificate in Professional Fundraising
Professional Fundraising Program
Take your career to the next level with Boston University’s Certificate in Professional Fundraising.
Led by industry professionals, this 12-week online certificate program includes interactive training with a comprehensive survey of all aspects of fundraising.
- Strengthen your fundraising skill set to serve your institution more effectively
- Full participation in Boston University’s Professional Fundraising Program entitles you to 84 points in Category 1.B—Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.
- Extend your network by connecting with other professional fundraisers
|Boston University’s Professional Fundraising program is asynchronous, meaning classes do not meet at a scheduled time. Rather, you will learn and access course materials on your own schedule and at any time during the day, offering you greater learning flexibility.|
Prospect research is used by a variety of nonprofits and fundraising departments to gather data and assemble a donor’s profile. Hear from program instructor Kylie Johnson, CAP, on best practices to reach your goals.
Join Program Director, Jon Schaffrath, CFRE, and a panel of BU instructors for an overview of the world of philanthropy and an introduction to careers in fundraising.
Mentorship Webinar: Building a Rewarding Two-way Network
To support your success, BU launched a new mentor-mentee program that connects students with a dedicated fundraising coach during the program. Hear from our panel of program mentors as they discuss the value of a mentor-mentee relationship and answer questions.
To learn more, contact an Enrollment Advisor at 617-502-8822 or complete the form below.