M. Gale:

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

CNM and nationally-recognized fundraising consulting firm, M. Gale, partner 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. 

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2024 Fundraising Certificate sessions

  • Relational Fundraising 101: Cultivation to Stewardship (B)  Wednesday, February 21
  • Strategic Leadership (A) Wednesday, March 20
  • The Art of Conversation (B) – Friday, March 22
  • Major Gifts: Anatomy of a Prospect Call (I) – Wednesday, April 17
  • Motivate and Engage Your Board in Fundraising (A) – Friday,
  • April 26
  • Secret Sauce to Donor Retention (B) – Wednesday, May 15
  • Successful Small-Shop Fundraising (1) – Friday, May 31
  • Maximize Your Assets: Revenue Development through Strategic Partnerships (A) – Wednesday, June 12
  • Finding and Connecting with Grantmakers (B) Friday, June 21
  • Building Successful Events (I) – Wednesday, July 17
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Program Level

  (B) Basic
  (I) Intermediate
  (A) Advanced

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All Wednesday Sessions – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
All Friday Sessions – 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

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In Partnership with

All Sessions held virtually via Zoom

For more information about M. Gale, a leader in fundraising consulting, visit their website

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CFRE points are available for each fundraising certificate designated course.