About this course

Proficiency Area: Revenue Generating.

Board fundraising is a board's ability to raise the funds an organization needs by identifying and cultivating potential donors as well as contributing financially themselves.

In the third (and final) lesson toward your bronze Merit badge, you'll explore:

  • What really defines fundraising.

  • The board's role in effectively supporting the fundraising cycle.

  • The four hallmarks of effective board fundraising.

  • The three duties of each board member (loyalty, care, and obedience) and how these relate to a board's fundraising activities.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Exploring Board Fundraising Effectiveness

  • 2

    What does effective board fundraising look like?

    • What does effective board fundraising look like?

    • Board Duties & Board Fundraising

    • Check your learning

  • 3

    Closing thoughts...

    • Board Fundraising Resources

    • Bronze Badge Transcripts

    • Board Fundraising Bronze Badge Wrap-Up

    • Before you go...

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