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July 2017

    FOUNDATION CENTER CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

    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 Proposal Writing

    Jul 5, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

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

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

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

    Is your organization ready to seek corporate support?

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Jul 6, 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.  

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

    Jul 7, 2017 10:00 am - 11:15 am  ET
    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. 

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Jul 11, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

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

    Special Program: Engage, Persuade, Motivate!: Maximizing Impact With Digital Content

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

    Learn more about creating longform content for your organization.

    Basic Tips For Using Foundation Directory Online Professional

    Jul 12, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    New York In-person

    Learn how to use Foundation Directory Online Professional

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Jul 12, 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.

    Assessing Your Organization’s Data Maturity

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

    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. 

    New York Library Orientation

    Jul 14, 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.

    Elevating Your Pitch: Make the Case for Your Cause on Video - CLOSED

    Jul 18, 2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Gain a stronger grasp on your organizational elevator pitch, and get a professionally produced video of your results.

    Mobile 101: Taking Your Cause Mobile

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

    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.

    Visualize Funding Data: Basic Tips For Using Foundation Maps

    Jul 19, 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.

    New York Library Orientation: Scholarship Resources

    Jul 19, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    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. 

    Moving Your Board Beyond Events-Based Fundraising

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

    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.

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    Jul 20, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn more about accessing corporate support for your organization.

    Proposal Writing Boot Camp

    Jul 25, 2017 9:00 am - Jul 27, 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.

    Video Strategy for Do-Gooders

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

    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.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Jul 28, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn more about the basic steps for developing a fundraising plan.