McCormick Hosts Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising


Offered in partnership with the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving

The ECRF is a four day intensive program with a practical application project that provides the research, tools and customized training to meet the growing needs of leaders in religious communities and fundraisers of faith-based organizations. The focus of the ECRF is on the cultural, organizational and philanthropic practices unique to religious institutions that, in turn, enable donors motivated by spiritual and religious values to experience the joy of generous giving.

The program is open to Religious leaders in faith-based organizations and institutions of all faith traditions, but space is limited to 25 registrants. To learn more about the program, visit Lake Institute's program information page


Requirements: Four 1-day seminars, selected readings, and a final project*

*Additional readings/handouts may be shared upon registration or no later than 30 days prior to the program.

Date & Time:
Monday through Thursday, July 23-26, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tuition Cost:
$1275 (early bird rate - through June 15, 2018)
     Please note: there is a $150 non-refundable deposit to hold your seat.
$1500 (regular full rate - after June 15, 2018)
Click here to register and pay online

Hotel Accommodations (not included):
Hyatt Place Chicago-South / University Medical Center
5225 S. Harper Ave., Chicago, IL 60615
Reservations: 1.888.591.1234
Cost: $185 per night
Parking Cost: $37 per night
Distance to Workshop: 9 miles 
Use Group Code: G-EC18 or Group Link:
Hotel Reservation Deadline is June 17, 2018

Contact Joyce Leachman for additional information 773.947.6283