On-demand, e-Learning program for new frontline fundraisers

Designed specifically for you—the early career fundraiser—this research-based learning series equips you with concepts to accelerate your impact on your organization and its important mission. During this series, you will explore the tactics and mindsets that characterize the most successful advancement professionals, gaining key skills, insights, and perspectives to help you launch an effective career.

These courses will provide you with:

  • A thorough understanding of the advancement operation, its components, and how everything interacts.

  • Familiarity with an array of fundraising strategies, including donor meetings, campaigns, partnerships, and events.

  • An opportunity to grow key professional qualities, including resilience, curiosity, and time management.

  • Targeted practice and advice to hone essential fundraising skills, including requesting meetings, making the ask, and engaging donors.

  • Strategies for overcoming challenges and adhering to professional ethical standards that promote safety, inclusion, and respect.

Launch: Essential Skills for Success in Fundraising
Fundraiser Track Categories and Courses

Strategically select the courses that closely align with your organization’s mission, vision, and goals.

Advancement Basics

Why Donors Give

The Advancement Office

The Power of Major Gift Fundraising

Fundraising Campaigns

Philanthropic Mindsets

Developing Grit

Cultivating Curiosity

Time Management

Your Professional Image

An Attitude of Gratitude

Foundational Tactics

Requesting Meetings

Managing a Donor Meeting

Donor Engagement

Making the Ask

Advanced Concepts

Difficult Conversations

Strong Internal Partnerships

Volunteer Partnerships

Fundraising Events

Fundraising With Integrity

View the Launch:FuNDRAISER TRACK Class Synopses here

Completion of each Launch: Fundraiser Track course is applicable for 1 continuing education points in the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification. Please contact us at info@advancementresources.org for more information.

Benefits of Launch: Essential Skills for Success in Fundraising
Fundraiser Track

  • Experience virtual courses at any time and any where
  • Select your own path from the 18 high-value courses
  • Access to each course for 365 days from sign up
  • Discover best practices derived from Advancement Resources research-backed content
  • Learn and review key skills in short, on-demand courses



$50 USD per course

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Experience the Learning Plan that includes all 18 courses for a special rate of $750 USD

Enjoy access to your Launch courses for 365 days from purchase.

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