Fall 2013 Continuing Education Catalog
Educational, career, and personal development opportunities designed to address the needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and Upper Manhattan communities.
Professional Development Fund-Raising Certificate Program NEW The Fund-Raising Certificate program will cover every aspect of fund-raising a non-profit professional will need to be familiar with working in the non-profit sector. Whether your career goal is to be an Executive Director, Development Director or a Program Officer of a non-profit the skills learned in this intensive program will prepare you to understand and executive a fund-raising plan for your organization. The program is designed to be experiential and hands-on. You will work on projects that you can use in your work life, as the participants become your team. Total Hours: 35 hours Program Cost: $499 (Enroll for the entire program and receive a $96 savings) Branding and Marketing Your Organization Part I A pre-cursor to any fund-raising is the creation, evaluation and presentation of an organizational mission. Students will work with their organization’s mission statement, evaluate its effectiveness and create logos and presentation materials. Sat 10:00am to 3:00pm 11/23/13 CE4160-F01 5 hrs. 1 session $85 Effective Grant-Writing Part 2 This is a hands-on course which will include writing parts of a grant proposal and peer critiques of the proposal. Critiques will be both written and oral. Class members will discuss challenges and successes in their own grant-writing process. Sat 10:00am to 3:00pm 12/14/13 CE4164-F01 5 hrs. 1 session $85 Branding and Marketing Your Organization Part II This course explores the use of social media including Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr to effectively market your organization. Sun 10:00am to 3:00pm 11/24/13 CE4161-F01 5 hrs. 1 session $85 Funder Relationships Learn how to prospect likely funders, develop relationships and “close the deal”. Role playing the “pitch” will be a part of this course. Sun 10:00am to 3:00pm 12/15/13 CE4165-F01 5 hrs. 1 session $85 Internet Research Explore the tools and techniques of using the internet as a source of funding information for your organization. Students will review the research process and learn ways to use information to plan, apply and evaluate fund-raising techniques. Sat 10:00am to 3:00pm 12/7/13 CE4162-F01 5 hrs. 1 session $85 Take Your Fund-Raising Skills to the Next Level This course will examine development plans, major gift and board solicitations, annual campaigns, planned giving and matching funds with an emphasis on corporate and individual donors. Sat 10:00am to 3:00pm 12/21/13 CE4166-F01 5 hrs. 1 session $85 Effective Grant-Writing Part 1 Participants will examine all aspects of city, state, federal, foundation and corporate grant proposals including cover letters and budget presentation. Sun 10:00am to 3:00pm 12/8/13 CE4163-F01 5 hrs. 1 session $85 Enroll Now and Save $100! Enroll Now in both our Non-Profit Management & Fund-Raising Certificate Programs for only $899 Earn your certification for both programs in less than 3 months! 718-518-6656 c e d u @ h o s t o s . c u n y. e d u w w w. h o s t o s . c u n y. e d u / c o n t e d u 31