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2008-2009 University Catalogue 
2008-2009 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

MSEM 642 - Development, Fundraising, and Grantsmanship

An introduction to the development process as it relates to fundraising and, more specifically, grants writing. This course addresses the changing nature of funding for museums today, and sources of funds. In a lecture/workshop setting, students learn current techniques for formulating institutional funding requests under the guidance of an instructor and visiting experts in the museum field. Students acquire professional knowledge of museum practices in development and revenue generation; skills in developing a strategic fundraising plan and preliminary case statement plan, and carrying out its elements for specific institutions and for specific funding objectives. Formerly MS 650

Prerequisites & Notes
Restricted to students enrolled in graduate programs.

Credits: 3 cr, 3 hrs