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September 2017

    FOUNDATION CENTER CLOSES AT 1:00 PM

    Sep 1, 2017

    Foundation Center will close at 1:00 pm for the holiday, but you can explore GrantSpace and send questions to our Online Librarian team 24/7. If you would like help in-person or wish to search Foundation Center resources for free, explore our map for nearby Funding Information Network locations with different hours of operation.

    FOUNDATION CENTER CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

    Sep 4, 2017

    Foundation Center will be closed for the holiday, but you can explore GrantSpace and send questions to our Online Librarian team 24/7.  If you would like help in-person or wish to search Foundation Center resources for free, explore our map for nearby Funding Information Network locations with different hours of operation.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Sep 6, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Does your organization need help directing its fundraising efforts? Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success.

    How to Start a Nonprofit

    Sep 11, 2017 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  ET
    Decatur, Georgia | In-person

    Learn the process of starting a nonprofit organization step-by-step.

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

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

    Is your organization ready to seek corporate support?

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Sep 18, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm  ET
    Lawrenceville, Georgia | In-person

    Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation.

    Contracts Do's and Don'ts

    Sep 19, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Nonprofits commonly enter into agreements with sponsors, vendors, and even fellow nonprofits. Most of the time everything goes off without a hitch. However, do you know how to protect your nonprofit in the event that something doesn't go as planned?

    Corporate Sponsorship for Nonprofits: How to Put a Price Tag on What You Do

    Sep 19, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Do you know the vocabulary and approach needed for success in the world of corporate sponsorship? Even experienced fundraisers may need some guidance. Drawing on his twenty-plus years of nonprofit experience, Michael Savino provides tips for identifying your assets, making the pitch, and more.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Sep 20, 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.  

    Shall We Dance? Building Funder Relationships

    Sep 21, 2017 10:30 am - 12:30 pm  ET
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    As grant funding becomes more difficult to obtain, the nonprofit organizations need to embolden their efforts to strengthen relationships with funders (foundations and donors).  

    Introduction to Preparing a 501(c)(3) Application

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

    This class will help provide information and understanding for what is involved in applying for recognition of exemption under Section  501(c)(3) of the internal revenue code so that individuals may be encouraged to pursue their goals or vision for completing and submitting their application for tax-exempt status.

    Fund Your Creative Project: Grant Writing for Visual, Literary and Performing Artists

    Sep 26, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    In this webinar, artists and writers learn to take a good idea and transform it into a compelling grant proposal.

    Keep Your Cash Flowing: Diversifying Revenue Streams

    Sep 27, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Learn how to set up your nonprofit for sustainable, long-term success by diversifying your revenue sources. Richard Brewster will provide practical guidance on how to plan an income diversification strategy and identify the best sources of revenue for your nonprofit. 

    Visual Storytelling Strategies & Design for Nonprofits

    Sep 28, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Want to attract people to your cause? Then you’ll need to tell your story, and visual elements are key! Join us on September 28th for practical tools for telling a visually-engaging story, including how to create journey map and project roadmap to plan your story and how you’ll tell it. 

    3rd Annual Nonprofit Resource Fair

    Sep 29, 2017 9:00 am - 12:30 pm  ET
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Join us for an opportunity to meet organizations serving nonprofits with everything from grant consulting to legal advising!