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AFP - Advancing Effective and Ethical Fundraising Worldwide.

Georgian College's Fundraising and Resource Development Program

Discover a dynamic, challenging career where you can make a difference in the lives of others by raising money for important causes. In this comprehensive program, students learn to design integrated fundraising programs, run special events, research and secure grants, and develop relationships with major donors. Students also examine critical skills that support the fundraising process, including prospect research, volunteer management strategies, budgeting and financial management, marketing, donor engagement, group dynamics and team building, and use of technology for fundraising. During their academic studies, students gain skills through case studies and projects, followed by valuable real life experience participating in an internship in a fundraising environment in areas such as social services, the arts, the environment, health care, education, sports, recreation, and religion.

Not for Profit Professional
Certificate Program

Interested in building your leadership skills? Visit the YMCA’s Not-For-Profit Professional Development Certificate program at The Not for Profit Leadership Institute for more information. 

This 3-level certificate program was developed by the YMCA of Simcoe Muskoka with the Child Youth Family Coalition of Simcoe County, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, and Lakehead University, 

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