Leading Experts. World-class Curriculum. Designed by you.

CNM is partnering with nationally recognized fundraising consulting firm, Dini Spheris, to offer this innovative new Fundraising Certificate program for busy nonprofit professionals. This fully customizable certificate program gives you the opportunity to design your own course of study by selecting the seminars that help you meet your career goals while working within your schedule.

CNM has curated a course catalog of public seminars  covering the topics that experts view as critical for fundraising success.  You must choose and attend six of these sessions to earn your certification.  CFRE credits are available for each course. 

All participants will have the opportunity to attend an “Invitation Only” event to celebrate completion of this new program and network with other program participants. 

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2019 Fundraising Certificate courses

June 5:   Managing the Development Office

June 25:  15 Tools for Motivating your Board

July 10:  Intentional Stewardship (CNM Fort Worth)

July 11:    Navigating Uncharted Territory:  Current Trends in Philanthropy

July 17:  ABCs of Grant Seeking (CNM Fort Worth)

July 17:  Intentional Stewardship

July 30: Making the Ask: Major Gift Discovery, Cultivation and Solicitation

August 14:  Social Media: Risk & Reward

August 29:  Building an Annual Development Plan

September 10:  Running Successful Special Events

September 11:  Message Creation

September 24:  Navigating Uncharted Territory:  Current Trends in Philanthropy

September 25:  15 Tools for Motivating your Board

October 10:  First Things First: Positioning Your Organization for Fundraising Success

October 16:  ABCs of Grant Seeking

October 23: Effective Fundraising Leadership

November  6:  Managing the Development  Office

November 14:  Making Anniversaries Work For You

November 20:  Compelling Messages

**You will receive instructions on how to register for your selected seminars upon registration for the Fundraising Certificate.  All classes held at the CNM Dallas office unless otherwise noted. Dates are subject to change. 

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For more information about Dini Spheris, a leader in fundraising consulting, visit their website

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CFRE points are available for each fundraising certificate designated course.  


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