Capital Campaigns


  3 Hours
  PDF Certificate
CEU: 0.3
CPD: 0.5
CFRE: 3

Course Description

A capital campaign raises money that a nonprofit organization uses for any physical asset, such as purchasing or renovating a building. It's a critical part of managing in the nonprofit sector. This introductory-level course covers the key terminology and practices surrounding running a successful capital campaign within a nonprofit organization. You will learn about the phases of conducting a capital campaign—evaluation, feasibility study, organization, solicitation, and post-campaign activities—as well as how to avoid common pitfalls in capital campaigns.


Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Explain the five phases of a capital campaign
  • Define what a feasibility study is and why one should be conducted prior to a capital campaign
  • Discuss what role consultants can play in conducting a feasibility study
  • Describe important factors for evaluating consultants
  • Explain how tools like a gift range chart can help to organize campaign solicitations
  • Describe the different types of leadership teams and committees that may be formed to support a capital campaign
  • Discuss different techniques that can be used to troubleshoot a stalled capital campaign
  • Understand what is required for a successful solicitation meeting

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