Foundations – General Public

Join a small group of other people who are interested in learning more about the wonderful world of fundraising. We will explore all aspects of fundraising during our time together!


After completing the two days of course content, you will meet with your group monthly (for 3 months) to talk further about whatever is important or top of mind for you. We call it a participant-led community of practice. Your instructor will join, for support or questions, but participants will lead the discussion.

what we'll cover

Day 1

- history of fundraising

- donor motivation

- fundraising vehicles

- structure of funding

Day 2

- communication tools

- storytelling

- donor cycle

- culture of philanthropy

course details

suitable for: anyone who is interested in learning more about fundraising

commitment: 4 hours (course) & 4.5 hours (community of practice)

instructor: Rowena Veylan

group size: maximum of 10 (minimum of 6)

format: this workshop is held over Zoom and a video connection is required

investment: $250

course dates

open for registration


October 18 and 25, 2021

10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST

Community of Practice

November 15 and December 13, 2021 and January 17, 2022

10:00 am - 11:30 am PST

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upcoming dates


February 2 and 9, 2022

10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST

Community of Practice

March 2, April 5 and May 3, 2022

10:00 am - 11:30 am PST

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