Nonprofit management in the 21st century is a promising, challenging career that requires professionals skilled in organization, management and relationship-building. Individuals working in mission-focused and value-based organizations must have a thorough understanding of internal and external factors affecting fundraising as well as the ability to apply principles of marketing, communications and strategic planning to this specialized profession.
The Nonprofit Management Specialized Studies is designed to help you take a more proactive approach to the organizational needs and activities of both large and small nonprofit organizations. After completion of the program, you will have the knowledge base and skills to contribute to high-functioning nonprofit teams and productive fundraising operations.
Who Should Attend
- Nonprofit staff members and development staff
- Volunteer coordinators
- Career changers who are looking to enter the nonprofit sector
Occupational summary for fundraisers in the United States.
- Jobs: 73.805 (2018)
- Projected Growth: 16% (2018-2028)
- Annual Salary: $43k-$74k (25th-75th Percentile)
- Identify and define organizational goals, and how those goals align to mission, vision, organizational ethics and deliverables for success
- Define various fundraising models and formulate plans for identification of funding streams and sources
- Implement strategic financial management practices germane to nonprofit resource administration and reporting
- Analyze the viability of new fundraising initiatives and their potential for success
- Implement leadership strategies specific to fundraising and nonprofit teams
- Courses accepted by CFRE International
- Nonprofit Management Fundamentals (2 units)
- Fundraising Models & Resource Development (1.5 units)
- Nonprofit Financial Management (1.5 units)
- Stakeholder & Board Management (1.5 units)
- Nonprofit Strategy (1.5 units)
- Nonprofit HR and Operations (1.5 units)
- Nonprofit Marketing & Communications (1.5 units)
About the School
In the U.S. News & World Report annual college survey, UC Irvine is ranked among the top 50 universities nationally, and ranks tenth among all public universities.