The Executive Certificate In Religious Fundraising

June 24, 2019 - June 27, 2019
Offered by Luther Seminary
St. PaulMN

The Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising

June 24-27, 2019


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.

For more information, see the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving.

Typical attendees include:

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

Tuition increases to $1,550 on May 25, 2018.

Scholarship applications (due Oct. 1, 2018) are available via

Breakfast and lunch included in the cost of tuition.

Maximum enrollment: 25

Tuition: $1300

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

Registration Information

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