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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 Proposal Writing

    Sep 5, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

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

    New York Library Orientation

    Sep 6, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    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.

    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.

    Visualize Funding Data: Basic Tips For Using Foundation Maps

    Sep 6, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
    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.

    Special Program: Employment Law for Nonprofits

    Sep 12, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Stay on top of the laws regulating hiring, firing, and management of personnel in a nonprofit.

    50/50 Mix: Find Great Grants With Foundation Directory Online and Foundation Maps

    Sep 12, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Foundation Directory Online Professional and Foundation Maps are easy-to-use data tools to help nonprofits find great grants. 

    Special Program: Donor-Centric Philanthropy: The Shifting Paradigm in Friendraising

    Sep 13, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn new techniques and approaches in donor cultivation.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Sep 13, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

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

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

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

    Is your organization ready to seek corporate support?

    Thriving vs. Surviving: Financial Best Practices Make the Difference

    Sep 14, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    In a hands-on, half-day class, learn how better financial practices can move your nonprofit toward real sustainability.

    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 11:00 am - 12:30 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.  

    Basic Tips For Using Foundation Directory Online Professional

    Sep 20, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 
    New York In-person

    Learn how to use Foundation Directory Online Professional

    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.  

    Special Program: Motivating Your Board to Fundraise

    Sep 26, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Gather the skills to boost your board's fundraising ability.

    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.

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    Sep 26, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn more about accessing corporate support for your organization.

    Special Program: More Than a Party: Milestone Anniversaries to Take Your Organization to the Next Level

    Sep 27, 2017 9:30 am - 11:30 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Make the most of an organizational anniversary with techniques to create a fundraising and engagement boost all year.

    New York Library Orientation: Scholarship Resources

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

    Learn about library resources, including how to use Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, for seeking scholarships for higher education. 

    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. 

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Sep 27, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

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

    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.