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Sally Hicks

Managing director of Faith & Leadership

Faith & Leadership
hicks@div.duke.edu


Sally Hicks joined Faith & Leadership in June 2008. Before that, she worked for six years as a senior writer in Duke University’s Office of News & Communications. She also has worked as a reporter, writer, editorial writer and editor for several newspapers, including The (Raleigh, N.C.) News & Observer and the St. Petersburg (now Tampa Bay) Times of Florida. She has a bachelor’s degree in Classics and English from McGill University and a master’s degree in journalism from Indiana University, as well as a certificate in documentary arts from Duke's Center for Documentary Studies.

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Scholarships available for Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising course

Lake Institute on Faith & Giving will award 12 half-tuition scholarships to be used for one of the 2023 Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising online cohorts. Applications will be accepted through October 3, 2022.

The Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising (ECRF) is designed for religious leaders in faith-based organizations and institutions who wish to learn more about the spirituality of fundraising and gain a core foundation in fundraising principles. Typical titles of attendees include: clergy, judicatory executives, development leaders, professionals at faith-based organizations and lay leaders who have some responsibilities with funding or finances. Scholarship criteria include both demonstrated financial need as well as the potential for applying course learnings in your current professional context.

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