The Basics: Introduction to Non-Profit Fundraising
Most small non-profits rely heavily on fundraising to meet their overall objectives. This three-session “Basic Fundraising” workshop is for the employees and/or volunteers of those organizations. It’s meant to share proven techniques which takes the fear out of fundraising and helps a non-profit accomplish its mission. The course material covers the following: 1) Fundraising Basics 101, 2) Seeking Out Free (Grant) Money, and 3) The Art of Writing a Great Grant Proposal. Understanding the basic strategies of successful fund development can greatly increase a non-profit’s capacity and will make a volunteer’s experience much more enjoyable.
Available as a public access course
This course is a non-credit public access course. Public access non-credit courses are offered at a reduced rate, and you do not need to be a King's student to register.
Joanne Van Beek
Joanne teaches “Developing Christian Social Ministries” at Taylor Seminary in Edmonton. She has a Master of Divinity degree, a Women’s Shelter Crisis Worker Diploma, and is a Certified Life Coach. She has a passion for social justice, spiritual healing, and the important work of non-profits. These passions inspired her to found and direct a non-profit registered charity for seven years in Leduc for women impacted by intimate partner abuse. Her efforts earned her the City of Leduc Community Spirit Award for Citizen of Distinction in 2012. Through this venture she gained extensive experience in the area of fund development and grant writing. Joanne is a life-long learner and is presently studying with the Living School for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, N.M.