This is the extension of the Capital Campaigns Course.

This course covers the key terminology and practices surrounding running a successful capital campaign within a nonprofit organization. You will learn about the phases of conducting a capital campaign—evaluation, feasibility study, organization, solicitation, and post-campaign activities—as well as how to avoid common pitfalls in capital campaigns. Expert video commentary, a case study, and vocabulary game will ensure you have a solid grasp of the content for execution in your nonprofit organization.


After completing this course, you will be able to:


  1. Explain the five phases of a capital campaign
  2. Define what a feasibility study is and why one should be conducted prior to a capital campaign
  3. Discuss what role consultants can play in conducting a feasibility study
  4. Describe important factors for evaluating consultants
  5. Explain how tools like a gift range chart can help to organize campaign solicitations
  6. Describe the different types of leadership teams and committees that may be formed to support a capital campaign
  7. Discuss different techniques that can be used to troubleshoot a stalled capital campaign
  8. Understand what is required for a successful solicitation meeting


Estimated time to complete: 3-5 hours


Ask the Expert: This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.


Required Material: This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.


Successful Completion Requirement for IACET CEU: Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.


CFRE Credits:  3                           Access time:  30 days          An additional 30 days available for $19.  To register for the extension click here:



Program Information
Program Date:
March 15, 2016
Capital Campaigns
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