The Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising

May 7, 2018 - May 10, 2018
Offered by Luther Seminary
St. PaulMN

The Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising

May 7-10, 2018


The Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising (ECRF), a 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.

This program is designed for 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. The program is open and specifically tailored to all faith traditions.

Typical attendees include:

  • Clergy
  • Laity
  • Judicatory executives
  • Development leaders and professionals at faith-based organizations 

Tuition increases to $1,500 on April 1, 2018.

Breakfast and lunch included in the cost of tuition.

Maximum enrollment: 25



Tuition: $1250

Contact Hours: 28

Class Times:

Monday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Seminar Leaders:

Faculty of the Lake Institute