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July 2017


    Jul 3, 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 Corporate Giving

    Jul 5, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET

    Is your organization ready to seek corporate support?

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Jul 6, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | 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.

    Ohio Biennial Budget 2018-2019: What Does It Mean for the Social Sector?

    Jul 7, 2017 9:00 am - 11:00 am  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    This briefing will feature an expert panel and lightning talks by key stakeholders who will discuss the budget through the lens of health/social services, education and economic/community development.



    Is Starting a Nonprofit Right for You?

    Jul 11, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Warren, Ohio | In-person

    Do you have a passion for doing good? Are you thinking of starting a nonprofit? Attend this session to explore the many options you can pursue on your way toward making a difference in your community.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Jul 12, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET

    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.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Jul 13, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don't want to miss this vital class session!

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Jul 13, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

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

    Assessing Your Organization’s Data Maturity

    Jul 13, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET

    Understand where you are on the data maturity spectrum and how to move forward. This webinar from Idealware will include appropriate tools and tactics and what to expect based on your current stage. 

    Grants Professionals Association Meeting

    Jul 14, 2017 11:30 am - 1:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Conversations: 10 Tips -Your Board and Your Budget

    Jul 18, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Join Allison Motz and Earl Pike from Ascend Advisors for an in-depth look at board engagement strategy for effective budget development

    Mobile 101: Taking Your Cause Mobile

    Jul 18, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET

    There are now more cell phones than toothbrushes. Is your nonprofit ready to use the most popular tool in history to change the world? Join us for a quick primer and leave with a checklist of the most important tips and tools for making smartphones work for your cause.

    Advanced Grantseeking for Government and Foundation Grants - REGISTRATION CLOSED

    Jul 20, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Warren, Ohio | In-person

    Get your grantseeking in gear!! Learn the best ways to enhance your grantseeking using Foundation Directory Online and other essential tools on our computers.

    Moving Your Board Beyond Events-Based Fundraising

    Jul 20, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET

    Do your board members help only with special events fundraising? Learn how to turn special events into a launching point for your board members to recruit new supporters (particularly for major gifts), deepen existing relationships, and get out and ask year-round.

    Video Strategy for Do-Gooders

    Jul 25, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm  ET

    This 60 minute workshop will help your organization craft an effective and integrated video strategy that will give you a solid return on your investment.