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Sanford Institute of Philanthropy Celebrates Graduates of Fundraising Academy Certificate Program
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Enrollment now open for 2016-2017 Fundraising Academy, which is dedicated to strengthening San Diego nonprofits; Program offered through National University’s Sanford Institute of Philanthropy in partnership with The San Diego Foundation

National University's Sanford Institute of Philanthropy Holds Orange County Seminar to Empower Nonprofits and Foundations
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
All-day seminar Feb. 24 will feature Institute's Cause Sales approach, based on the vision of philanthropist T. Denny Sanford, and social media techniques to strengthen donor relationships

Nonprofits Invited to Perfect Their Fundraising Pitches at a Nov. 17 Seminar by the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University
November 10, 2015
In time for the year-end giving season, seminar participants will perfect their pitches before a panel of nonprofit leaders and receive a complimentary copy of Cause Sales the Sanford Way

One of the Country's Most Generous Philanthropists, T. Denny Sanford, Empowers Nonprofits Through New Book
September 30, 2015
"Cause Selling The Sanford Way" forms foundation of Sanford Institute of Philanthropy's education programs; Book launch marks 1st year anniversary of Institute, housed at National University's Sanford Education Center.

Sanford Institute of Philanthropy Continues The San Diego Foundation Legacy of Educating Regional Nonprofit Fundraisers
June 9, 2015
National University and its Sanford Institute of Philanthropy has partnered with The San Diego Foundation to advance a certificate program that serves the region's many nonprofit organizations through specialized training.

Nine Major Universities Join Forces to Roll Out $30 Million Sanford Education Programs
June 2, 2015
Expansion of research-based Sanford HarmonyTM and Sanford InspireTM Pre-K-12 programs to more than 2,000 schools across the nation strengthens positive peer relations in early grades and the development of inspiring teachers.

National School Foundation Association Certification Program Developed Through Partnership With National University's Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
April 22, 2015
The National School Foundation Association (NSFA), the recognized leader of the Pre-K-12 education foundation movement in the United States, announced today the launch of a specialized certification program that sets the gold standard for quality education foundation leadership.

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We invite you to learn more about the Sanford Education Center and its initiatives designed to address critical needs in the education and nonprofit sectors.

The Sanford Education Center was established at National University in 2014 through a generous gift by renowned philanthropist and businessman T. Denny Sanford. The two initiatives serving Pre-K-12 education - Sanford Harmony and Sanford Inspire - were initially developed at Arizona State University, and National University is now leading their national rollout. The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy, housed in the School of Business and Management at National University, is dedicated to increasing the fundraising capacity of nonprofits and cause organizations to maximize their impact on the public good through seminars, certificates, a master's program and customized training.

Please contact us for questions about visiting the Sanford Education Center, or for assistance setting up interviews with our program leaders please contact Anna Cearley, Director of Public Relations at National University at 858-642-8163.

Anna Cearley
Public Relations Director
858-642-8163
acearley@nu.edu