Welcome to Metasoft Online Education!

Our team of highly experienced professional educators has developed a suite of online fundraising courses that are designed to help you learn key fundraising techniques and concepts - quickly, flexibly and affordably.

Since 1988, Metasoft Systems has worked with over 13,000 nonprofits worldwide to raise more than $22 billion in funding. This considerable success has been captured in our online education courses in a way that will produce results for all types of learning styles.

Metasoft offers two forms of online education to give you the know-how and how-to of fundraising you need:

  1. A series of live and interactive webinar presentations by fundraising experts that are delivered over the internet to your computer

  2. Metasoft Online Education modules and lessons that you can do at your own pace, and that take you through all the steps of the foundation fundraising process from creating a compelling Case for Support to writing winning grant proposals.

Metasoft Webinars

Metasoft’s series of live webinars include:

  • Presentations from top Foundations and Corporations that focus on what they look for in a potential grant recipient or sponsorship partner
  • Skill development tutorials and presentations from Metasoft and 3rd party experts that focus on the Foundation and Corporate fundraising process and the best practices required to secure grants
  • Presentations showcasing successful FoundationSearch and BIG Online members’ best practices and lessons learned

Each webinar’s presentation is followed by a live question and answer period where you can ask the expert anything you want. All webinars include materials and tool-kits you can put to use immediately after the webinar to supercharge your fundraising efforts. If you miss a webinar, don’t worry, recordings are available for you to view on your computer at your convenience. All webinars are accredited by CFRE and can be used for continuing education points.

Click here to see the complete list of upcoming webinars and past recordings and sign-up for the ones you need.

Metasoft Online Education

Metasoft Online Education lessons:

  • are self-paced, so you can learn at your own speed
  • are concise - lessons can be completed in 45 minutes or less, so you can educate yourself "on the go"
  • include self-assessment tests, so you can evaluate your understanding of the material
  • are designed to stand alone, so you can mix and match them to focus on the combination of topics that are of the most benefit to you
  • are accredited by the Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), so you can advance your career by earning continuing education points towards your CFRE designation

Who Should Take Metasoft Online Education?

  • new fundraisers seeking to educate themselves in the essentials of foundation, corporate or government fundraising
  • seasoned fundraisers seeking to refresh or update their knowledge and skills
  • managers involved in the training of fundraising staff and volunteers
  • board members and volunteers involved in the fundraising process at any level
  • individuals not currently employed in the non-profit sector who are interested in pursuing a career in fundraising