The Fundraising Management master’s program equips professionals to excel in institutional advancement and nonprofit management careers.

The world of nonprofits is growing – both in size and influence. The thousands of causes and the millions of organizations that serve those causes, in the United States and across the globe, need people to lead and to secure financial support. The Fundraising Management program here at Columbia is your portal to taking part in what many feel is the most important of society’s sectors – the one that furthers philanthropy, the love of humankind.

The need for fundraising professionals and nonprofit leaders to distinguish themselves has increased. Organizations constantly seek individuals with a thorough understanding of the philanthropic marketplace, a mastery of key fundraising techniques, and comprehensive management skills. Because of this demand for highly skilled development personnel, salaries are among the highest in the sector.

Who Should Apply

In addition to demonstrating an appetite for academic rigor, successful applicants possess a refined ability to communicate on paper and in person, as well as a passion for taking part in addressing the needs not fully addressed by either government or business. The program comprehensively addresses subjects important to experienced fundraising professionals who want to pursue roles with increased executive responsibilities, career-changers, and those who want to begin their professional journey in nonprofits to senior development and executive leadership positions.

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