Frequently Asked Questions
How much time should I set aside to take this course?
The benefit you receive is directly related to the time you invest into the interactive learning time and working through the materials and resources. Ideally, this course should take 2-5 hours per week of time. It's a great way to set aside dedicated time to tackle a project that will raise money for your organization.
Is this course self-paced?
Each module is released weekly. After attending the live kick-off lesson each Wednesday at 12 noon EDT, you can pace yourself through the worksheets and guided content as your schedule allows.
Do I need to be present for the live teaching?
No, we anticipate most students will attend the weekly live lesson, but it will be recorded and posted into the curriculum shortly after.
Do I need to complete the sections in order?
Yes, a new section will be released weekly. They make the most sense if they are completed in order.
Can I participate if I’ve never fundraised before?
This course is great for seasoned course creators and first-timers alike. We’ll fast-track you through all the steps to create and launch your year-end fundraising campaign—whether it’s your first, second, or fifteenth.
How long do I have access to the course?
You will have access to the course until January 31, 2023.
Do I need to be a Donorbox user to enroll?
No, this course is open to anyone. To learn more about Donorbox and fundraising features, visit donorbox.org.
Can I get CFRE Education credits for taking this course?
Yes, this course is recognized by CFRE International (Certified Fund Raising Executive) as qualifying for five (5) CFRE Education credits.
Contact Donorbox staff member, Emily Brett, at academy[at]donorbox[dot]org