This course is a great introduction to being a professional fundraiser. It is appropriate for those who are new to the field, or for those who want to approach their role in a more formal way.

Building Trust

The Oxford English Dictionary defines trust as "firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of character." Other dictionaries give a host of synonyms: Reliable, good, honest, effective, fair; confidence, integrity, strength, ability, surety.

A Sticky Situation

As a major gift officer you’ve developed a great relationship with Shirley Knot, a significant donor to your organization. How would you handle this potentially complicated situation that arises with Shirley?