Acumen

Nonprofit Fundraising Essentials


  • Access to finance
  • Partnerships
About this resource

With this course you will learn how to select funders and revenue streams that are the right fit for your nonprofit. You will review your budgets to recognise your funding gaps and set fundraising goals. You will explore strategies for identifying potential donors, building relationships, and making an ask for funding. You will use storytelling and communications to build your audience of supporters and inspire people to give. The course culminates with combining these elements of effective fundraising into a strategic funding plan for your organisation.

This course is free and 6-week long. The next edition starts on February 16, 2021.

Acumen Academy is the World’s School for Social Change. Its mission is to unleash a new generation of social innovators and leaders with the character and competence to build a more just, inclusive and sustainable world. Since 2006, it has offered 39 online courses offering tools to build social businesses and a better world, with over 1 million sign-ups from 193 different countries.

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