Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising
Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising Program at Duke Divinity
Raising money feels like a never-ending challenge for all leaders, from program directors to senior pastors and presidents. The Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising, designed by Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, explores how to cultivate a spirit of generosity within a community of faith. It is designed for pastors, judicatory executives, clergy, development leaders of faith-based organizations and all people of faith who wish to learn more about the spirituality of fundraising and gain a core foundation in fundraising principles.
The certificate program includes an intensive four-day retreat, required readings, an online peer community and a final project designed to fit the needs of participants. Topics covered include:
- Nurturing generous congregations and organizations
- Nurturing generous donors
- Fundraising as ministry
- Shaping a theology of money