3 Courses Required

From healthcare and human services to education and the arts, fundraisers make the work of mission-driven nonprofits possible. UCLA Extension’s 3-course Specialization in Fundraising provides a comprehensive, practice-oriented introduction to this vital profession. Designed for aspiring fundraisers and current nonprofit professionals who wish to advance their careers, the Specialization is taught by leading practitioners and features an innovative, project-based curriculum grounded in the core skills required of modern fundraisers.

This 12-unit, three-course specialization can be completed fully online. Course topics include fundraising strategy, donor prospecting, individual and corporate giving, foundation grants, major gifts, planned giving and blended gifts, closing tactics, annual giving, and donor stewardship and engagement.

Jennifer Polutan
(310) 825-7093

Estimated Cost
Application & Candidacy Fee: $90.00*
Estimated Program Tuition: $2,700.00
Estimated Program Textbook/Materials: $335.00
Estimated Total Cost: $3,035.00

*This program is open admission. The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the certificate for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and allows you to access a variety of program benefits.

Estimated Program Duration: 3 quarters
Internship Available: No

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Specialization in Fundraising


Minimum Required

3 Course(s)

Students must complete all courses in this stream.