Fundraising Leadership


Program Information

The Fundraising Leadership Board of Governors Certificate program is designed to enable graduates to work and perform effectively in fundraising, donor relations and volunteer management.

This certificate provides the skills needed to support a career in fundraising and to contribute more effectively to their organization. The Fundraising Leadership Board of Governors Certificate program will provide vocational training via online courses, offering flexibility to study and an online learning community in which to be successful. The program includes five courses offered online via OntarioLearn followed by a capstone project.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D or equivalent
Mature Student Status

Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes and be out of secondary school for at least one year. Mature applicant testing is available in the Counselling Department. The test(s) will demonstrate equivalency in required admission subjects. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext 3412.

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If you are taking part-time courses with the intention of completing a program and earning a credential, you must meet Admission Requirements outlined on the program page. It is the student's responsibility to supply proof of admission requirements to the Office of the Registrar before he/she has completed three courses in the program.

If you do complete the program and do not have the appropriate admission requirements, you will be ineligible to receive your certificate or diploma.

If you believe you have an equivalent level of knowledge and would like credit for Prior Learning Assessment, please contact Counselling at 519-542-7751 ext 3412 at least two weeks before classes begin.

Employment Opportunities

Job opportunities are plentiful and expanding for fundraisers. Canada has one of the largest and most vibrant non-profit and voluntary sectors in the world. An estimated 161,000 non-profits and charities raise billions of dollars each year. These organizations employ close to two million Canadians in a broad range of activities.

Online Education


Program Information

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