Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Introduction to Resource Development/Fundraising
T101 | TBA | Peg Stice
Description of course content: Comprehensive introductory overview of
nonprofit resource development/fundraising. Covers annual giving
(including direct mail, e-philanthropy, telemarketing and special
events); development services/donor relations/stewardship; major
gifts/planned giving; capital campaigns; ethics and grant writing.
Open to students of all majors. Emphasis on the importance of resource
mobilization in our communities and preparation for nonprofit
professional and volunteer leadership service. Draws heavily on
students’ interests, local nonprofit issues and current events.
Service-learning and voluntarism encouraged.
Required Book List: Conducting a Successful Fundraising Program: A
Comprehensive Guide and Resource (Kent E. Dove; 2001,
Jossey-Bass/Wiley & Sons, San Francisco; ISBN 0-7879-5352-0 – copy on
reserve at HPER Library)
Summary of Assignments: Lectures (including community practitioners
and former IU students now working in nonprofit organizations); class
discussions and written assignments based on text readings, articles
distributed in class and/or Web sites, and current events; a resource
exploration project selected by each student (based on their personal
interests, volunteer work, recommended readings, etc.); quizzes in
class based on text readings, class discussions and/or articles
assigned; three exams including the final.