Where can I find training in fundraising?
Candid offers free and fee-based training courses on fundraising and management. We have courses to fit your schedule: in-person classes, live or recorded webinars, and anytime self-paced eLearning courses. Check our calendar of events and training in your area. You can also find other resources on the topic of fundraising our free Candid Learning website.
Explore our on-demand training for fundraising videos, podcasts, webinars, and transcripts from many of our special programs that featured foundation representatives and experts in nonprofit grantseeking, fundraising, and management.
Linked below are organizations that provide fundraising-related training across the U.S. You might also ask the following resources:
- Your state's nonprofit association, many of which provide training relevant to nonprofits.
- Local colleges and universities, some of which offer continuing education classes, certification, or degree programs on fundraising and other nonprofit areas.
- Your peer and professional association networks.
For information on pursuing accreditation in fundraising, see our article in Candid Learning on degrees or certification programs in fundraising, philanthropy and nonprofit management.
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Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
Courses range from first course overview to professional development diploma and CFRE review. Browse left navigation for more AFP training options. Also contact your local AFP chapter for events in your area.
The Grantsmanship Center
The Grantsmanship Center's workshops are designed to give you practical skills and teach you specific approaches that have been proven to produce the best results for your organization.