Build a career in fundraising or grantmaking by acquiring the skills and developing the knowledge base to make your mark in these growing fields. Our noncredit offerings will help you to advance in your current career; explore professional options in the nonprofit sector; or have a greater impact as a fundraiser, a grantmaker, a board member, or a volunteer. Gain practical skills while developing a professional network of valuable contacts.
Our noncredit courses, taught by highly successful practitioners, cover timely topics such as building an effective board, nonprofit ethics, grant proposal writing, and fundraising technology. The Heyman Center’s Academy for Grantmaking and Funder Education offers courses in all aspects of philanthropic giving. Join us, take a course, and become energized and inspired by our nationally renowned faculty members who are well-connected, seasoned industry professionals.
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We offer professional certificate programs that expand your skills and add a powerful credential to your résumé. We focus on the core competencies that are vitally important in the industry. Our online courses enable you to jumpstart a certificate program from wherever you live. One-week intensives, offered twice each year, are specially designed to meet the needs of new grantmakers and family foundation donors.