Whether you are ready to move up in your development department or interested in exploring fundraising as a career, the Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Leadership will help you strengthen your capacity for leadership and hone essential skills. Our emphasis on reflective practice, leadership and promoting social justice provides the essential difference between a good fundraiser – and a great one.
"Pursuing the certificate solidified my passion for fundraising, a growing, and increasingly recognized profession. The program reminded me that I am not alone in this journey, and that we have a wealth of experiences, expertise and work from which to learn. I had the chance to meet other fundraisers in my community, to learn about their motivations and values, and deepen my understanding and appreciation for our shared profession."
Learn to lead for lasting impact and approach resource development through the lenses of leadership, diversity, ethics, and social justice. Our specialized curriculum, the first of its kind in Washington State, meets the growing demand for effective fundraisers and makes high quality fundraising education accessible across the region.
Widely-recognized certification from the Association of Fundraising Professionals
Director, Nonprofit Leadership
Graduate Program Coordinator