Development Resources

Teaching the Fundamentals of Effective Fundraising

The Development Resource Center is committed to providing affordable, accessible training for nonprofit organizations. Our courses impart the fundamentals of effective fundraising and governance to a broad audience.

DRC's veteran faculty teach all major areas of development

  • Building a donor base
  • Introduction to grant writing
  • Building strong boards of trustees/directors
  • Major donor cultivation
  • How to start a nonprofit organization
  • Drafting a strategic fundraising plan
  • Donor research
  • Capital campaigns
  • Planned giving
  • Periodic seminars on special topics

We teach our courses both in person and over the internet. Our internet-based distance learning classes allow you to sit at your own computer, talk with the instructor and other students, and receive the same high-quality curriculum used in all of our classes.

Click on the "Our Courses" link, below, for course descriptions. Contact us to schedule a session for your board, staff, or volunteers.