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Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising

Offered jointly by Luther Seminary and the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving

Course dates: June 24-27, 2019

The Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising (ECRF) is a four-day intensive course with a practical application project. It provides the research, tools, and customized training to meet the growing needs of leaders in religious communities and fundraisers of faith-based organizations. The focus of the ECRF is on the cultural, organizational, and philanthropic practices unique to religious institutions. These practices in turn enable donors motivated by spiritual and religious values to experience the joy of generous giving.

This program is designed for religious leaders in faith-based organizations and institutions who wish to learn more about the spirituality of fundraising and gain a core foundation in fundraising principles. The program is open and specifically tailored to all faith traditions.

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For more information, see the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving.

Typical attendees include:

  • Clergy
  • Laity
  • Judicatory executives
  • Development leaders and professionals at faith-based organizations

Tuition: $1,550 (Early-bird discount for registrations received by May 25, 2019). Maximum enrollment: 25.
Tuition includes breakfast and lunch 

Contact Hours: 28

Course hours:

  • Monday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Seminar Leaders:

  • Faculty of the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving

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