Gifts in Wills Essentials

Want to learn how to grow a sustainable and life changing fundraising program for your organisation?


The Gifts in Wills Essentials course equips you with the tools to get started with an effective gifts in Wills fundraising program that can provide your organisation with a long-term financial future. You will learn how to develop a gifts in Wills toolkit, understand who to approach and how to approach them, as well as developing a case for support, communication materials and tools.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand donor motives for leaving a charitable gift in their Will
  • How the gifts in Wills Program fits into your total fundraising strategy
  • How to identify your best gifts in Wills prospects
  • How to develop your gifts in Wills pipeline
  • How to build a stewardship program to ensure you retain and engage prospects
  • Your role and how to measure success


Who is this course for?

  • Those who are new to gifts in Wills fundraising or have limited experience to the area
  • Anyone who wants to start a gifts in Wills program in their charity, or whose program is relatively new.

Course Delivery

Online only

 Course Duration:

Online: 3 month online access


Online Early Bird
Professional Member $290 $230
Staff of organisational member $325 $260
Non-member $305 $305



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Full participation in the Gifts in Wills Essentials course is applicable for continuing education points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.