Major Gifts

Developing Major Gifts

Raise more money FASTER by receiving more major gifts. Consistent donors can become major donors when you effectively implement the Eight-Step Major Gifts Management Cycle. Identify and utilize your own communication strengths when meeting with donors to develop major gifts and increase your fundraising success.

Now offered online for the first time through CMP

This class has always been delivered onsite.  But now, you can take this class from the comfort of your home at your pace, with far more resources and help.  Over a period of 6 weeks, starting July 20th and ending August 28th, faculty will deliver live sessions on each module.  You will have access to an online student portal to watch recorded classes, engage with other students, ask faculty questions, and gain access to resources like templates and other tools. 



Regular Tuition


Intuitive Solutions Scholarship for Social Good

-$745.00  (Discount)

Center for Musiim Philanthropy Tuition TOTAL



$600.00 USD





Course Instructors

Faculty for this class (select for more info)

Dr. Shariq Siddiqui


Tayyab Yunus

Online Schedule

The online course is six weeks in length. Each week you'll have a course module to complete. Each module consists of:

Readings from a PDF study guide

Viewing a pre-recorded narrated presentation

Completing a 10-question quiz where you must score a 7 or higher

Engaging in forum discussions with others

Submitting assignments.


What You Will Learn

Use your mission to motivate volunteers

Develop an organizational vision for major gifts

Organize your major gift program

Provide and cultivate leadership for your major gifts program

Help volunteers overcome their resistance to asking for gifts

Respond to objections in your presentation

Define the roles of board and staff in major gift fundraising

Manage the eight-step major gifts process

Use current research to guide your approach

Forge leadership partnerships


What You Will Receive

Planning outlines

Vision statement outline

A comprehensive, easy-to-understand study guide with background reading


CFRE Education Credits

Full participation in many of The Fund Raising School’s courses fulfill education point requirements for Category 1.B-Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification. Developing Major Gifts qualifies for 20.25 CFRE Education Points/Hours.

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