Fundraising Events

Learn how to successfully plan and produce a charity or fundraising event.


Learn all about Fundraising Events!

The primary purpose of a fundraising event is to raise money for a cause, charity, or non-profit organization. In this course you will learn how to successfully plan and produce a charity or fundraising event. This course also includes an internship at a fundraising charity gala. See internship event schedule for opportunities to add to your portfolio of work.

Producing a charity event does not mean your time and services are free. In this course you will learn how to approach organizations looking to raise funds and successfully hit their fundraising goals while meeting their overhead obligations associated with hiring vendors to produce a successful event.


    • How to identify organization’s purpose, goals, and fundraising opportunities
    • What types of groups you can target for fundraising and charity events
    • Where and when to fundraise based on the time of year, location, and goals of the organization
    • How to set a budget, get sponsorships, and recruit volunteers
    • How to implement fundraising techniques before, during, and after the event


    Instructor Led:

    or 12 payments of $75/mo.
    Tuition includes:

    Online curriculum access

    Full instructor support

    Certification exam

    Personal letter of recommendation (upon completion of the program.)

    Student tools & resources

    Special events & internships opportunities (both local and abroad)

    Student Community Membership:


    *All students receive access to the student community through their Student Community Membership. This membership includes:

    Live (online) class discussions

    Guest speakers

    Live broadcast workshops

    On-demand video library of various industry topics taught by industry experts

    Access to seasoned and active professionals currently working in the field of professional event planning

    Private facebook group

    Exclusive internship opportunities

    Discounts on future courses

    Career center/Job board