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Learn more about the fundamentals of crafting an effective grant proposal.
Is your organization ready to seek corporate support?
Are you looking for grants? Discover what funders want in nonprofits seeking grants (It may surprise you) and how to find potential funders.
Foundation Directory Online Professional and Foundation Maps are easy-to-use data tools to help nonprofits find great grants.
Learn more about generating a standard project budget for a foundation proposal.
Learn more about creating longform content for your organization.
Learn how to use Foundation Directory Online Professional
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.
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.
Attend our New York Library Orientation and receive an introduction to Foundation Center’s activities and the resources of our New York Library.
Gain a stronger grasp on your organizational elevator pitch, and get a professionally produced video of your results.
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.
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.
Learn about library resources, including how to use Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, for seeking scholarships for higher education.
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.
Learn more about accessing corporate support for your organization.
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.
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.
Learn more about the basic steps for developing a fundraising plan.