Want to know more about the field of sports philanthropy?

Want to know more about the field of sports philanthropy?

The George Washington University's School of Business has launched the first ever academic programme in the field of sports philanthropy. Registrations close 09 October 2013.

Certificate in Sports Philanthropy

The Certificate in Sports Philanthropy offers a ground-breaking curriculum tailored to the unique needs of those who work for professional sports teams, leagues, athlete foundations, sport-related companies with an emphasis on:

  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Nonprofits using sports for social good
  • Those looking to enter the field

Program Dates

23 October 2013 to 31 March 2014

This postgraduate programme is expected to become a regular feature at The George Washington University, with May and October intakes each year.

Classes for the Sports Philanthropy Certificate Program are held on-line with the exception of the residency which will be held in a location where best practices in sports philanthropy can be experienced first hand.

23 - 24 October 2013 at The George Washington University in Washington DC


  • Complete all twelve online lectures and assignments
  • Attend residency event
  • Actively participate in group assignment due at completion of program

  • Bridging the gap
  • Finding focus
  • Strategy for success
  • Program design
  • Partnerships and collaboration
  • Measuring success
  • Communicating impact
  • Team building
  • Legal issues
  • Options for funding
  • Overcoming barriers
  • Governance


USD$3,750 if you enroll by August 21, 2013 (payment plans are also available until August 21st)
USD$4,000 enrollment fee after August 21, 2013
USD$3,500 if you register two or more students from the same organization

Enrollment fees include the online course system, twelve courses taught by experts in the industry, all course materials, attendance at the in-person residency, access to university resources, and individual support from program director and faculty experts.

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Alisha Greenberg


Monday, July 15, 2013 - 23:00