The Israel Academy of Philanthropy® will offer four exclusively-designed courses targeting various groups of students – from beginners to advanced, from those active in the Israeli NGO world to senior staff at local municipalities and regional authorities. IAP will also design specific courses for NGO’s and organizations wishing to engage their staff in a structured learning process for professional enrichment and RD enhancement.
The four courses currently on offer at the IAP are:
- “Resource Development Managers” – comprehensive course for new professionals.
- “The Art of Philanthropy” – advanced course for active RD professionals.
- “Advanced Development” – exclusively-designed course for organizations/associations.
- “Municipal Resource Development” – designated course for Local & Regional Municipalities
The Academy courses will take place in four country-wide locations:
Galilee – Tefen Industrial Park ( near Carmiel )
Tel Aviv – Bet Natal, Even Gvirol Street #10
Jerusalem – The Academy of Sciences & Arts, Malha
Beer Sheva – to be confirmed
The primary instructors of the courses on offer will be the joint partners of the Academy – Natan Golan and Jeff Kaye. Additional teachers and tutors will also be engaged in the program and special guests including philanthropists, foundation professionals, and heads of local authorities will also participate in these courses.
All of the Israel Academy of Philanthropy® courses have been developed in line with the syllabus requirements of CFRE International and have been formulated from a total of 75 teaching modules, emanating from 8 core curriculum areas as follows:
A – GENERAL RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT STUDIES – BACKGROUND, HISTORY OF GIVING, PHILOSOPHY OF GIVING, ETHICS OF PHILANTHROPY
B – DONOR RESEARCH, IDENTIFICATION AND SOLICITATION, DONOR PSYCHOLOGY
C – COMMUNICATION AND OUTREACH
D – ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE CONDUCIVE TO RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
E – FUNDRAISING VEHICLES – METHODS & EXPECTATIONS
F – GIFT TYPES
G – DONOR INVOLVEMENT & CULTIVATION
H – PLANNING, MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT PLANS