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McCormick Theological Seminary, in partnership with the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University, will offer the Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising (ECRF) in July 2020. This four-day intensive program with a practical application project, provides the research, tools and customized training to meet the growing needs of leaders in religious communities and fundraisers of faith-based organizations. The focus of the ECRF is on the cultural, organizational and philanthropic practices unique to religious institutions that in turn enable donors motivated by spiritual and religious values to experience the joy of generous giving.

Who should attend:

Religious leaders in faith-based organizations and institutions who wish to learn more about the spirituality of fundraising and gain a core foundation in fundraising principles.

Dates of program:

  • July 20-23, 2020
  • Monday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


  • $1,300 plus $25 meal fee (early… more

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