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Whether you’re passionate about education, animal rights, or cleaning up the environment, starting your own charity or nonprofit organization is the perfect way to have a direct impact on an important cause. Creating a nonprofit, whether big or small, will allow you to control fund allocation, turn your ideas into reality, and inspire change and growth.

In this course, we’ll walk you through all the steps of creating your own charity or nonprofit, from conception through execution. You'll learn about legal responsibilities, marketing and public relations, fundraising, event planning, and community engagement.

Good intentions are the starting point, but you’ll need to rely on business savvy and long-term planning for your charity to enjoy meaningful, longstanding success. Start gaining these skills today by enrolling in Charity & Fundraising.

    Requisitos

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lecciones

    Module 1: Laying The Groundwork For Your New Charity

    • How to Start a Nonprofit Organization: Identifying the Problem and Solution
    • Your Mission Statement and Values
    • Legal Responsibilities and Ethical Obligations
    • Registering Your Charity
    • Establishing Governance and Risk Management
    • Managing Budgets, Taxes, and Accounting

    Module 2: Spread The Word! Marketing And Public Relations Strategies

    • Building a Brand: Logos, Slogans, and Culture
    • Website 101 for Design, Content, and Traffic
    • Digital Marketing: Ads, SEO, and Emails
    • Smart Social Media Marketing
    • Low-Cost Advertising That Works!
    • Generate Buzz with Media and Press

    Module 3: Money Talks: Become A Fundraising Phenomenon

    • What Are Your Investor Options?
    • Establishing Corporate Sponsorships
    • Using Crowdfunding Channels
    • Writing Successful Pitches and Proposals
    • Planning Your Fundraising Campaign

    Module 4: Planning Successful Fundraisers And Events

    • Types of Events for Non-Profits
    • Crash Course in Event Planning
    • Your Role as the Host
    • How to Attract Media, Press, and Local Partners
    • Leveraging Affiliates and Sponsors
    • How to Network like a Pro

    Module 5: Community And Volunteer Engagement

    • Recruitment Strategies for Volunteers and Staff
    • Your Responsibilities as a Non-Profit Employer
    • 20 Best Team building and Leadership Tips
    • Getting Support from Your Community
    • Tools and Resources

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    Who is this course for?

    • Anyone who feels passionate about a specific cause, and want to put their ideas into action
    • People who have previously enjoyed volunteering and want to make a bigger impact
    • Anyone who feels frustrated that an issue isn’t getting enough attention or funding
    • Those who feel compassion towards others and feel fulfilled when they can help
    • People who want to gain valuable business and management experience
    • DIY personalities who love to start something of their own

    Posibilidades de carrera

    If your charity is financially successful, you can earn a salary as a board member, CEO, or other role. While the point isn’t to line your own pockets, you can earn a comfortable living by going from volunteer to employee.

    Other possible career paths for people who start their own charitable organization include:

    • Working for large NGOs, who usually require previous experience in the nonprofit sector
    • Becoming an entrepreneur or small business owner
    • Working with the government in various capacities that can be related to your cause or field of interest
    • Management positions, where your experiencing managing volunteers, budgets, and events will enhance your resume or CV
    • Teaching, health care, law enforcement, and other fields where you can feel good about making a difference

    Certificados

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

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    Charity & Fundraising

    8345 estudiantes. Acreditación ICOES. Certificación CPD.

    8345 estudiantes. 
    Acreditación ICOES.
    Certificación CPD.

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    Whether you’re passionate about education, animal rights, or cleaning up the environment, starting your own charity or nonprofit organization is the perfect way to have a direct impact on an important cause. Creating a nonprofit, whether big or small, will allow you to control fund allocation, turn your ideas into reality, and inspire change and growth.

    In this course, we’ll walk you through all the steps of creating your own charity or nonprofit, from conception through execution. You'll learn about legal responsibilities, marketing and public relations, fundraising, event planning, and community engagement.

    Good intentions are the starting point, but you’ll need to rely on business savvy and long-term planning for your charity to enjoy meaningful, longstanding success. Start gaining these skills today by enrolling in Charity & Fundraising.

      Requisitos

      International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

      Lecciones

      Module 1: Laying The Groundwork For Your New Charity

      • How to Start a Nonprofit Organization: Identifying the Problem and Solution
      • Your Mission Statement and Values
      • Legal Responsibilities and Ethical Obligations
      • Registering Your Charity
      • Establishing Governance and Risk Management
      • Managing Budgets, Taxes, and Accounting

      Module 2: Spread The Word! Marketing And Public Relations Strategies

      • Building a Brand: Logos, Slogans, and Culture
      • Website 101 for Design, Content, and Traffic
      • Digital Marketing: Ads, SEO, and Emails
      • Smart Social Media Marketing
      • Low-Cost Advertising That Works!
      • Generate Buzz with Media and Press

      Module 3: Money Talks: Become A Fundraising Phenomenon

      • What Are Your Investor Options?
      • Establishing Corporate Sponsorships
      • Using Crowdfunding Channels
      • Writing Successful Pitches and Proposals
      • Planning Your Fundraising Campaign

      Module 4: Planning Successful Fundraisers And Events

      • Types of Events for Non-Profits
      • Crash Course in Event Planning
      • Your Role as the Host
      • How to Attract Media, Press, and Local Partners
      • Leveraging Affiliates and Sponsors
      • How to Network like a Pro

      Module 5: Community And Volunteer Engagement

      • Recruitment Strategies for Volunteers and Staff
      • Your Responsibilities as a Non-Profit Employer
      • 20 Best Team building and Leadership Tips
      • Getting Support from Your Community
      • Tools and Resources

      Carrera

      Who is this course for?

      • Anyone who feels passionate about a specific cause, and want to put their ideas into action
      • People who have previously enjoyed volunteering and want to make a bigger impact
      • Anyone who feels frustrated that an issue isn’t getting enough attention or funding
      • Those who feel compassion towards others and feel fulfilled when they can help
      • People who want to gain valuable business and management experience
      • DIY personalities who love to start something of their own

      Posibilidades de carrera

      If your charity is financially successful, you can earn a salary as a board member, CEO, or other role. While the point isn’t to line your own pockets, you can earn a comfortable living by going from volunteer to employee.

      Other possible career paths for people who start their own charitable organization include:

      • Working for large NGOs, who usually require previous experience in the nonprofit sector
      • Becoming an entrepreneur or small business owner
      • Working with the government in various capacities that can be related to your cause or field of interest
      • Management positions, where your experiencing managing volunteers, budgets, and events will enhance your resume or CV
      • Teaching, health care, law enforcement, and other fields where you can feel good about making a difference

      Certificados

      You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

      Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

      All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.