General Fundraising Hub

Learn About Fundraising

Fundraising is the process of soliciting and gathering voluntary contributions of money, or other resources, by requesting donations from individuals, businesses, or charitable foundations. Simple, right? It can be, but there’s a lot to learn. Would you like to know more about how to successfully fundraise for your project? Check out great resources on various fundraising topics in the links below.


Grants for Lunch Archive—Grants for Lunch is a brown-bag series for UA audiences featuring topics related to private grantseeking and fundraising, with expert speakers from around campus as well as the larger community. In the Grants for Lunch archive you will find podcasts of previous programs covering a wide range of fundraising topics.

Grants and Fundraising Library—Click on the link for a full list of titles currently held in our lending library, ranging from how-tos on proposal writing to how to ask for major gifts. This collection is a useful resource for those just getting started in the grantseeking world, as well as seasoned development professionals who want to brush up on new literature. Find titles from top authors in the fundraising field.

Listserv—Please join our listserv to receive funding alerts, newsletters, and first notice of future events.