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April 2017

    The Peacemaker

    Apr 1, 2017 9:10 am - 11:00 am  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Foundation Center is proud to partner with the Cleveland International Film Festival as a community partner. Our film is The Peacemaker. Use code FCM to receive $2.00 off any CIFF41 ticket purchase!

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Saturday, April 01 10:30am-12:30pm EST
    Indianapolis, Indiana | In-person

    This workshop helps young organizations build a case for support and provides an overview of common fundraising types to help in thinking through why and in which ways nonprofit groups might best raise funds.

    Presented by Indianapolis Public Library Foundation staff.

    Developing and Managing Effective Nonprofit Boards

    Saturday, April 01 1:30 pm-3:30pm EST
    Indianapolis, Indiana | In-person

    This workshop will review best practices, tips and tools for several elements of the successful board.

    Presented by Pam Blevins Hinkle.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Tuesday, April 04 9:00am-10:00am EST
    Boca Raton, Florida | In-person

    Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

    A Beginner's Guide to Grant Writing

    Tuesday, April 04 9:30am-11:30am CST
    Fayetteville, Arkansas | In-person

    The class will include some grant writing basics such as explanations of the parts of a standard grant proposal, a brief exploration of the Foundation Center database, and some tips on determining if your project is a good match for a potential funder.  Patty Henson Sullivan from the Grants Professionals Association will present the session.

    Nonprofit Formation Fundamentals, Part I: Legal Considerations Before Starting a Nonprofit

    Apr 4, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Understand everything you need to know before starting a nonprofit organization. 

    In the Community: Cleveland Heights

    Apr 4, 2017 10:30 am - 4:30 pm  ET
    Cleveland Heights, Ohio | In-person

    Foundation Center staff will be out in the community providing training, special programs and hosting office hours.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Tuesday, April 04 4:00pm-5:00pm EST
    Old Fort, North Carolina | In-person

    Ideal for those new to proposal writing or in need of a quick refresher. This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. 

    Nonprofit Navigator: How To Find Grants For Your Nonprofit

    Wednesday, April 05 1:30pm-3:00pm
    Phoenix, Arizona | In-person

    Are you new to the field of grant-seeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Apr 5, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Apr 5, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence!

    Point on Prospecting (PoP) Talk: Think Global, Prospect Local: Eye on MENA (Middle East and North Africa)

    Apr 5, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Share ideas on prospecting from donors from the Middle East and North African region.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Wednesday, April 05 7:00pm-8:30pm EST
    Grand Rapids, Michigan | In-person

    A primer on the proposal writing process for nonprofits. 

    HR & Payroll Seminar 2017 - The Complete Payroll Law

    Thursday, April 06 '8:30AM-4:30PM PST'
    Linthicum, Maryland | In-person

    Join us and develop a solid foundation for handling your company's payroll obligations and complying with federal and state payroll laws. Learn where to find the authoritative rules to support your policies and procedures. Accelerate your learning using our organized and thoughtful delivery and determine to handle your role with confidence.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Thursday, April 06 9:00am-4:00pm PST
    Fairfield, California | In-person

    Learn how to determine your funding needs and communicate same to potential funders. Identify grant proposal components and discuss the application process - C. Harris presenter.

    *Special Program* Mobilizing Your Volunteers

    Apr 6, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Apr 6, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization’s base of support. 

    Successfully Integrating For-Profit Board Members

    Apr 6, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    This interactive session will look at how to effectively recruit, onboard and integrate board members from for-profit backgrounds.

    Successfully Integrating For-Profit Board Members

    Apr 6, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm  ET
    Livestream

    This interactive will look at how to effectively recruit, onboard and integrate board members from for-profit backgrounds.

    Using Grant-Seeking Databases @ the Library

    Thursday, April 06 6:30pm-7:30pm EST
    New Albany, Indiana | In-person

    If you are interested in learning how to search for grants, then join us Thursday, April 6th from 6:30-7:30 pm at IU Southeast Library as she provides a demonstration of the Foundation Directory Online, Foundation Maps, and Grants for Individuals Online. Speaker: Courtney Block, User Engagement Library at IU Southeast. 

    Emerging Development Professionals Leadership Circle (Registration Closed)

    Apr 7, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am  PT
    In-person

    The Emerging Professionals Leadership Circle is a monthly peer group meeting of new development professionals of small organizations, to share challenges and strategies for personal and organizational success. In an informal, roundtable format, you will have an opportunity to share your insights, gain practical solutions, and alleviate any on-the-job isolation or stress that you might experience. 

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Friday, April 07 1:00pm-3:00pm PST
    Modesto, California | In-person

    This program will provide information for non-profit organizations in the field of grant seeking.

    New Methods of Fundraising

    Apr 7, 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    What new ways of raising money are gaining popularity?  What is crowdfunding and how does it apply to me?  And how can social media help?  Join experts from many realms of nonprofit fundraising for a look at where it’s been and where it’s going.  Bring your questions and stay afterwards for a networking reception.

    Visual Literacy: A Graphic Design Crash Course

    Friday, April 07 1:30pm-3:30pm EST
    Waldorf, Maryland | In-person

    Need help advertising a business, nonprofit, or yourself?  Join us for a two hour crash course on graphic design basics and how to make a great ad using Microsoft Publisher. After learning some basics of graphic design, put your skills to the test by creating a flyer to promote your organization, an event or yourself! Laptops available on a first come, first served basis.

    Grantseeking Using Foundation Directory Online

    Friday, April 07 2:00pm-3:30pm EST
    Plymouth, New Hampshire | In-person

    How to identify potential funders using the Foundation Directory Online (FDO) database.  Presenting will be Gary McCool, Coordinator of Reference Services at Lamson Library and Coordinator of the library’s Grant Research Center.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Friday, April 07 3:00pm-4:00pm EST
    Marion, North Carolina | In-person

    Ideal for those new to proposal writing or in need of a quick refresher. This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include:

    Introduction to Grant Writing with Jamie Jackson, MBA

    Friday, April 07 4:00pm-5:30pm PST
    Pasadena, California | In-person

    Free, basic introduction to grant writing with Jamie Jackson, MBA, a specialist in non-profit management.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Saturday, April 08 1:00pm-2:30pm PST
    Fresno, California | In-person

    Attendees will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants including: who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations; what do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding; and how to identify potential funders and make the first approach. 

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Monday, April 10 10:00am-11:30am EST
    Bristol, Pennsylvania | In-person

    Is your nonprofit organization looking for grants? Join us to learn how to use Foundation Directory Online, the premier foundation funding research tool. 

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Monday, April 10 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Cincinnati, Ohio | In-person

    Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

    Intermediate Grant-Seeking in Foundation Directory Online

    Monday, April 10 2:00pm-3:30pm CST
    Oglesby, Illinois | In-person

    This workshop is open to any who seek to hone their grant-seeking skills using Foundation Directory Online.

    Nonprofit Formation Fundamentals, Part II: Financial Management Basics for Newly Established Nonprofits

    Apr 11, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Understand everything you need to know before starting a nonprofit organization. 

    Census Data for Grant Writers and Business Owners

    Tuesday, April 11 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | In-person

    Learn how you can use free census data and online tools to get demographic and economic data for grant writing and business plans.

    *Special Program* Creating a Strategy You Can Put to Work

    Apr 11, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    In the Community: Cleveland Heights

    Apr 11, 2017 10:30 am - 4:30 pm  ET
    Cleveland Heights, Ohio | In-person

    Foundation Center staff will be out in the community providing training, special programs and hosting office hours.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Apr 11, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Are you looking for grants? Discover what funders want in nonprofits seeking grants (It may surprise you) and how to find potential funders.  

    Advocacy Strategies for Nonprofits

    Apr 11, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Are you seeking to take your nonprofit to the next level?Want to get involved in legislative advocacy but don’t know where to start? Wondering whether nonprofits even need to lobby government or the legal restrictions for lobbying? Do donors give more to nonprofits who lobby government? Changes are happening in government that can affect your nonprofit. Learn how your organization's voice can be heard during this critical time in local, state, and federal government. Learn the answers to these questions and more during the “Advocacy Strategies for Nonprofits” webinar. 

    Finding Grants: Basic Tips For Using Foundation Directory Online Professional

    Apr 11, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm  ET
    New York, New York | In-person

    Foundation Directory Online (FDO) makes it easy to turn foundations into funders.  It’s the only resource you need to search for the foundations most likely to give you grants.  Attend our New York Library Orientation on Using Foundation Directory Online Professional and receive an introduction to Foundation Center’s premier funding database of 140,000+ U.S. grantmakers & 6 million + grants.

    Where’s the Money? Workshop at the Dogwood Branch - Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

    Apr 11, 2017 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm  ET
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Learn about funding resources from Foundation Center and Georgia Student Finance Commission.

    Proposal Writing Boot Camp

    Apr 12, 2017 9:00 am - Apr 14, 2017   4:00 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Join us for three days of immersion into the proposal writing process and discover how to craft a compelling proposal package. You’ll become familiar with the components of a competitive grant proposal and a well-organized budget, and you’ll develop a targeted list of foundation funding prospects.

    Build a Solid Brand, Be Influential and Increase Engagement for Non-Profits

    Wednesday, April 12 10:00am-12:00pm PST
    Richmond, California | In-person

    Build a Solid Brand, Be Influential and Increase Engagement for Non-Profit Organizations.

    Vaneese Johnson, Boldness Coach at Richmond Community Foudation   

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning at the Martin Luther King Jr. Branch - Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

    Apr 12, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm 
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization’s support.

    Introduction To Finding Grants

    Wednesday, April 12 2:00pm-3:00pm EST
    Richmond, Virginia | Webinar

    Webinar presentation along with opportunity to search database.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Apr 12, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders.  

    Introduction to Proposal Writing and Project Budgets

    Wednesday, April 12 2:00pm-5:00pm EST
    Annapolis, Maryland | In-person

    Learn how to write a standard project proposal, and the basic components of a project budget including income and expenses.

    Using Census Data for Grant Writing

    Wednesday, April 12 2:00pm-3:00pm EST
    Charleston , West Virginia | In-person

    Join Timothy Sarko, a Data Dissemination Specialist (DDS) from the U.S. Census Bureau, as he explains how to use census data for grant writing.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Wednesday, April 12 2:30pm-4:00pm EST
    Oxford, Ohio | In-person

    Learn the ten most important skills when finding grants.

    Inside Innovation Funding: Exploring Philanthropy at the Intersection of Problem-Solving, Technology & Design

    Apr 13, 2017 10:00 am - 12:30 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    How do funders define innovation and what can we learn from approaches that are working? Join us for a panel discussion around innovation funding.

    *Special Program* Strategic Planning for NGOs

    Apr 13, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Inside Innovation Funding: Exploring Philanthropy at the Intersection of Problem-Solving, Technology & Design

    Apr 13, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Livestream

    How do funders define innovation and what can we learn from approaches that are working? Join the livestream for a discussion around innovation funding.

    Crowdfunding for Your Cause

    Apr 13, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns represent a unique opportunity to raise funds, build awareness, and expand your donor database. Veteran fundraiser and executive Darian Rodriguez Heyman shares a step-by-step breakdown of how to cut through the clutter and ensure a great response to your next campaign.

    Researching Grants for Your Nonprofit with Foundation Directory Online at the Central Library - Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

    Apr 13, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Learn how to use Foundation Directory Online to research grant opportunities

    Before You Seek A Grant: A Checklist For New Nonprofits

    Thursday, April 13 4:30pm-5:30pm EST
    Moundsville, West Virginia | In-person

    A pre-recorded Foundation Center webinar focusing on grantseeking readiness - for nonprofits new to finding grant funding.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Friday, April 14 10:30am-12:00pm MST
    Denver, Colorado | In-person

    Introductory class for how to seek grants.  

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Apr 14, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders.  

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Monday, April 17 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Cincinnati, Ohio | In-person

    This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Monday, April 17 1:30pm-3:00pm PST
    Santa Monica, California | In-person

    You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:

    Introduction to Proposal Writing at the Metropolitan Branch - Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

    Apr 17, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation.

    Nonprofit Formation Fundamentals, Part III: Best Practices for Good Governance and Board Development

    Apr 18, 2017 9:30 am - 11:30 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Understand everything you need to know before starting a nonprofit organization. 

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Apr 18, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Apr 18, 2017 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Apr 18, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn more about the fundamentals of crafting an effective grant proposal.

    Nonprofit Sustainability

    Tuesday, April 18 2:00pm-4:00pm PST
    Las Vegas, Nevada | In-person

    Sustainability means more than finding money to keep a nonprofit open.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Tuesday, April 18 4:00pm-5:00pm EST
    Old Fort, North Carolina | In-person

    Fundraising is the vehicle that lets nonprofits do their work. This workshop helps young organizations build a case for support and provides an overview of common fundraising types. While open to all, this workshop is ideal for those who have already established their nonprofit organization.

    Introduction To Finding Grants

    Tuesday, April 18 5:30pm-7:00pm EST
    Richmond, Virginia | In-person

    Classroom presentation along with opportunity to search grants database.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Tuesday, April 18 6:30pm-8:00pm EST
    Youngstown, Ohio | In-person

    Learn what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course held at the Main Library Computer Center.

    Foundation Center Orientation & Introduction to Foundation Directory Online

    Apr 19, 2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    Are you new to Foundation Center? Discover what resources we offer and learn about Foundation Directory Online, the most comprehensive prospect research tool with over 140,000 grantmaker profiles. 

    AFP Broadcast - Getting to Know You: Donor Surveys for the Win!

    Apr 19, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    From crafting questions to choosing a delivery method, Shanon will teach you the know-how you need to create and send a donor survey.

    Demystifying Consulting

    Wednesday, April 19 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | In-person

    Nonprofit staff and board members will gain the ability to exert greater control over any future consulting projects confident that they are following best practices that provide greater assurance of success. 

    Introduction to Proposal Writing and Project Budgeting

    Apr 19, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Hudson, Ohio | In-person

    Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes, along with an intensive review of the essentials of project budgeting.

    Special Program: From Good to Great: Moving Your Board Beyond Events-Based Fundraising

    Apr 19, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn how to take your board's fundraising potential to the next level.

    Introduction to Finding Grants @ Impact Hub DC

    Apr 19, 2017 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Apr 19, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn more about generating a standard project budget for a foundation proposal.

    Grant Resource Series: Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Wednesday, April 19 2:30pm-4:00pm EST
    Hamilton, Ohio | In-person

    Obtain an overview for writing a grant proposal to a foundation.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Apr 19, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm  ET
    Baltimore, Maryland | In-person

    *Special Program* Successful Fundraising for the One-Person Development Team

    Apr 20, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Brown Bag Lunch: Improving Community Organizations with Visions of Big Impact

    Apr 20, 2017 11:30 am - 1:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Learn how to improve your board and your organization from a pair of local experts.

    Creating Sustainable Funding For Your Nonprofit

    Apr 20, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    This fast-paced session introduces you to a systematic model for building sustainable funding for your mission. Learn to leave a legacy of passionate lifelong individual donors as you tailor the Benevon Model to your organization.

    Finding Funders for your nonprofit: it's all about the match

    Thursday, April 20 1:00pm-2:30pm PST
    Bellingham, Washington | In-person

     Learn how to use the Foundation Directory Online (FDO) to find grant money for your nonprofit.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Thursday, April 20 2:00pm-3:30 pm EST
    Marysville, Ohio | In-person

    Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

    LGBTQ Issues in the Workplace in the Wake of the new Administration

    Thursday, April 20 3:30pm-5:00pm PST
    Richmond, California | In-person

    LGBTQ Issues in the Workplace in the wake of the Administration

     Glicel Sumagaysay, Law Office of Glicel Sumagaysay, Richmond Community Foundation

    New York Library Orientation

    Apr 21, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am  ET
    New York In-person

    Attend our New York Library Orientation and receive an introduction to Foundation Center’s activities and the resources of our New York Library.

    Meet the Media

    Friday, April 21 1:30pm-3:30pm EST
    Waldorf, Maryland | In-person

    Promoting your nonprofit or community organization can be a challenge. Find out how to bring your organization's news, events, and accomplishments to the attention of local media outlets. A panel of representatives from local print, broadcast, and online media will discuss how to get the word out more effectively and get the attention you deserve.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Friday, April 21 3:00pm-4:00pm EST
    Marion, North Carolina | In-person

    Fundraising is the vehicle that lets nonprofits do their work. This workshop helps young organizations build a case for support and provides an overview of common fundraising types. While open to all, this workshop is ideal for those who have already established their nonprofit organization.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Friday, April 21 3:00pm-4:00pm EST
    Mahopac, New York | In-person

    This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Saturday, April 22 1:00pm-2:30pm PST
    Fresno, California | In-person

    This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include: the basic elements of a proposal; the "do's" and "don'ts" of writing and submitting a proposal; and how to follow up whether the answer is yes or no.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Monday, April 24 10:00am-11:00am EST
    West Palm Beach, Florida | In-person

    Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

    Fundraising on Social Media

    Apr 24, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Join  former Craigslist Foundation E.D. and Co-Founder of Social Media for Nonprofits Darian Rodriguez Heyman as he presents useful, easy to implement, and effective tips, tools, and best practices. 

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Monday, April 24 2:00pm-3:00pm EST
    Royal Palm Beach, Florida | In-person

    Are you new to grant proposal writing or want a quick refresher? This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.

    2-Day Grant Writing Workshop & Introduction to Foundation Center Online Resources

    Tuesday, April 25 9:00am-4:00pm MT
    Salt Lake City, Utah | In-person

    2-day workshop for organizations interested in grant writing and program development.

    Presented by Pauline Zvonkovic,Senior Management Analyst in the office of Field Policy and Management for Housing and Urban Development’s Salt Lake office.

    Nonprofit Formation Fundamentals, Part IV: Fundraising Essentials for Newly-Established Nonprofits

    Apr 25, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Understand everything you need to know before starting a nonprofit organization. 

    Marketing: a Recipe for Survival

    Tuesday, April 25 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | In-person

    This workshop will provide valuable insights and help nonprofits develop a marketing strategy.

    Philanthropy Field Trip: Girl Scouts of North East Ohio

    Apr 25, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Peninsula, Ohio | In-person

    Philanthropy Field Trips will get you out of the office and into a world of spectacular achievement! Hear firsthand accounts of how deals are made and see the impact of philanthropy in our community. And, have fun doing it!  

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Apr 25, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation.

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Apr 25, 2017 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  ET
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Learn to prepare and present a budget in a grant proposal.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Tuesday, April 25 5:00pm-7:00pm PST
    Bakersfield, California | In-person

    Learn how to find online grant funding sources for your nonprofit organization @ Foundation Center Directory Online. 

    Introduction to Finding Foundation Grants for Nonprofits

    Tuesday, April 25 5:30pm-7:30pm EST
    Mansfield, Ohio | In-person

    Learn how to search for grantmakers using the Foundation Directory Online Professional database.

    Grantseeking Basics for Individuals

    Tuesday, April 25 6:30pm-8:30pm EST
    Virginia Beach, Virginia | In-person

    Learn how to identify funders that support individuals working in the arts and how to seek funding for educational purposes using Foundation Grants to Individuals database.

    Fundraising 102: Fundraising Models

    Apr 26, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Learn about the legal issues involved with different fundraising models.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Apr 26, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    This introductory class will provide you the basic steps for developing a fundraising plan.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Wednesday, April 26 2:00pm-3:00pm EST
    Belle Glade, Florida | In-person

    Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Apr 26, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization’s support.

    Introduction to Finding Grants at the Decatur Library - DeKalb County Public Library

    Apr 26, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm 
    Decatur, Georgia | In-person

    Are you new to the field of grantseeking?

    Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

    *Special Program* Networking Night: Maximizing the Value of Professional Relationships

    Apr 26, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Polk Grants Alliance Meeting

    Thursday, April 27 9:30am-11:30am EST
    Bartow, Florida | In-person

    The Polk County Grants Alliance is a coalition of local non-profits and organizations that look to share resources and support for their community projects.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Thursday, April 27 10:00am-11:30am EST
    Waldorf, Maryland | In-person

    This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. Learn the do's and don'ts of writing and submitting a proposal and how to follow up whether the answer is yes or no.

    Introduction to the Colorado Grants Guide and the Foundation Directory Online

    Thursday, April 27 10:30am-12:00pm MST
    Denver, Colorado | In-person

    This class is an introductory class on how to use the Colorado Grants Guide and Foundation Directory Online

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Apr 27, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm  ET
    Laurel, Maryland | In-person

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    Apr 27, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn more about accessing corporate support for your organization.

    The Donor Lifecycle Map - Strategies for obtaining, retaining, upgrading gifts

    Thursday, April 27 10:00am-12:00pm PST
    Pleasant Hill, California | In-person

    Fund development consultant and author of Donor Cultivation and Donor Lifecycle Map: A New Framework for Fundraising, Dr. Deborah Kaplan Polivy joins the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy lineup for a one-of-a-kind workshop experience. In this presentation Dr. Kaplan will share with participants how to use the donor lifecycle map, explore its usefulness in donor acquisition, cultivation, and retention, and how to incorporate the model into your organization's development plan and fundraising strategies.

    In addition to the presentation, a panel discussion with a variety of local fundraising experts will highlight effective strategies of donor acquisition, handling and relationship building.

    Meet the Grantmakers at the Chester County Library

    Friday, April 28 9:00am-11:30am EST
    Exton, Pennsylvania | In-person

    Join us to hear area grantmakers discuss how their foundations operate, funder perspectives on the grantmaking process, expectations for grantseekers, what distinguishes a successful grant application, and more!  Scheduled panelists include May Pritchard of the Pew Charitable Trusts and Charles L. Huston, III of the Huston Foundation.

    Coffee and Conversation: Burton D. Morgan Foundation

    Apr 28, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Come and meet Treye Johnson, Program Officer of Burton D Morgan Foundation, and learn about the Foundation's support of entrepreneurship past and present. 

               

         

    Visualize Funding Data: Basic Tips For Using Foundation Maps

    Apr 28, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am  ET
    New York, New York | In-person

    Foundation Maps Professional is Foundation Center's premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world. Attend our New York Library Orientation on Using Foundation Maps and learn basic ways to use this interactive mapping tool.

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    Apr 28, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Find Your Stats in a Flash!

    Saturday, April 29 10:00am-12:30pm EST
    Indianapolis, Indiana | In-person

    Your Indiana State Data Center @ the Indiana State Library is a free service for your research needs.

    Presented by Katharine Bourne Springer in the Computer Training Lab.

    Riverhead Free Library Saturday fundraising workshop: How to Write a Grant Proposal

    Apr 29, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Riverhead, New York | In-person

    Learn how to write a standard proposal to a foundation. 

    Introduction to Grants Databases at the Russell Library

    Saturday, April 29 10:30am-12:30pm EST
    Middletown, Connecticut | In-person

    Come to this hands on overview of grant sources available at the Russell Library in Middletown, CT.  After out review there will be time for you to work on your own grant needs and email or save your results to take with you after the class. 

    Understanding Nonprofit Collaboration

    Saturday, April 29 1:30pm-4:00pm EST
    Indianapolis, Indiana | In-person

    Increasing in prominence as a tool for enhanced efficiency and strengthened service delivery, collaboration’s advantages, disadvantages, potential, and pitfalls must be understood by all savvy nonprofit professionals.