Penn State’s World Campus Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Fundraising Leadership is pleased to announce a partnership with Aspen Leadership Group.
That partnership will afford students in the 100% online certificate program with the opportunity to learn from and connect with Aspen consultants and expand the search options available to them.
Through executive search and consulting services and with a focus on careers rather than on isolated jobs, Aspen Leadership Group (ALG) builds enduring and productive relationships with individuals pursuing careers in philanthropy and with leaders of organizations engaged in philanthropy. The certificate program has chosen to partner with Aspen because of their dedication to supporting professionals as they progress through the profession, not merely as they seek to move into a new position.
Each of Aspen’s consultants have more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit leadership and have built relationships across the nonprofit sector and around the globe over decades. Aspen Leadership Group serves higher education and K-12 institutions, arts and culture organizations, health care institutions and hospitals, foundations, and social service and community-based organizations. Learn more about Aspen Leadership Group.
Knowledge Explosion Informs Fundraising History and Practice
As fundraising becomes increasingly professionalized, a growing amount of research and literature is being made available to inform practice. An article in AFP's Summer 2017 Advancing Philanthropy, written by Dr. Sophie Penney (Penn State World Campus Certificate Program in Fundraising Leadership program coordinator), provides insight into several resources available to professionals. The piece highlights two new journals: Philanthropy & Education and the Journal of Donor Relations and Stewardship, as well as the Blackbaud Charitable Giving Report. Read the full article.