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April 2018

    Diving Deeper into the Foundation Directory Online

    Tuesday, April 03 9:30-11:00am EST
    Toledo, Ohio | In-person

    A deeper look on how to make the most of the Foundation Directory Online.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Tuesday, April 03 2:30 pm- 4:00 pm PST
    Bend, Oregon | In-person

    Deschutes Public Library will host a free workshop on finding funders for nonprofit organizations.

    Identifying Grant Prospects with Foundation Directory Online Professional

    Wednesday, April 04 11:00am-12PM CST
    Montgomery, Alabama | In-person

    FDO has a brand new interface, and the Auburn University at Montgomery Library is holding a free class to show you how to use it to search for grant prospects.

    Nonprofit Navigator: How To Find Grants For Your Nonprofit

    Wednesday, April 04 1:30pm-3:00pm MST
    Phoenix, Arizona | In-person

    Are you new to the field of grant-seeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

    Presented by Jeremiah Smith, Nonprofit Professional

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Apr 5, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm  ET
    Prince William, Virginia | In-person

    Locating Private Foundation Funding

    Friday, April 06 10:00am-12:00pm CST
    Springfield, Illinois | In-person

    This workshop will include the following: Demonstration of the specialized database, Foundation Directory Online Professional and information regarding the Foundation Center’s online tutorials and web streams; Introduction to private foundations; Tips about proposal writing and communicating with the foundations; An overview of resources for nonprofits in Brookens Library.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Friday, April 06 1:30pm-2:30pm EST
    Mahopac, New York | In-person

    Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success.

    Creating and Working Your First Strategic or Business Plan

    Saturday, April 07 10:30am-12:30pm EST
    Indianapolis, Indiana | In-person

    Learn the basics of good planning and several formats and tools you can use to both create and live out your next (or first) plan.

    Getting Started with Government Grants

    Saturday, April 07 11:00am-3:00pm EST
    Laurel, Maryland | In-person

    Learn what you need to know about government funding before you apply in this two part webinar. There will be a break in between the two parts. Part 1: 11am Part 2: 2pm 

    IndyVitals

    Saturday, April 07 1:30pm-3:30pm EST
    Indianapolis, Indiana | In-person

    IndyVitals is a new online tool to measure the health and sustainability of neighborhood areas in Marion County.

    Grant Writing 101- A Beginner's Workshop

    Wednesday, April 11 10:00am-12:00pm CST
    Fayetteville , Arkansas | In-person

    Local grant writer Patty Henson Sullivan will present Grant Writing 101 at the Fayetteville Public Library on April 11 at 10:00 am in the Walker Community Room. Attendees will be given guidance on writing the parts of a standard grant proposal, some tips on matching grantseekers with the right funders, and a brief exploration of the library's Foundation Center Database. 

    Patty is the Executive Director of the Ozarks Literacy Council and is a member of both the Grant Professionals Association and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. 

    Grant Writing Basics Workshop with Alice Ruhnke

    Wednesday, April 11 2:00pm-6:00pm EST
    Charleston, West Virginia | In-person

    A 4-hour workshop that will cover all the different components of grant writing. This workshop will be presented by Alice Ruhnke of The Grant Advantage, a progressive and innovative consulting business based in Charleston, WV.

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Wednesday, April 11 2:00-4:00pm EST
    Edgewater, Maryland | In-person

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

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Wednesday, April 11 3:00pm-5:00pm EDT
    Orlando, Florida | In-person

    An overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.

    Introduction to Nonprofit Funding Sources

    Wednesday, April 11 3:30pm-4:45pm
    Tucson, Arizona | In-person

    Introduction on how to seek and prepare for nonprofit funding.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Thursday, April 12 1:00pm-2:30pm PST
    Bellingham, Washington | In-person

    Learn how to use the newly redesigned Foundation Directory Online (FDO) to find grant money for your nonprofit. 

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Friday, April 13 1:00pm-2:00pm CST
    Glen Ellyn, Illinois | In-person

    Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory workshop.

    Grants Open Lab

    Friday, April 13 2:00pm-4:00pm PST
    Tucson, Arizona | In-person

    Research private grantmakers in the Foundation Directory Online and the Arizona Guide to Grants databases with library staff present to give hints and tips on how to maximize your search results.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Saturday, April 14 2:00pm-3:30pm PST
    Fresno, California | In-person

    This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.

    INTRODUCTION TO FINDING GRANTS

    Monday, April 16 1:00pm-2:30pm PST
    Santa Monica, California | In-person

    You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:

    • Who funds nonprofits and what their motivations are.
    • What funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding.
    • How to identify potential funders and make the first approach.

    Introduction to Census Bureau Data Access for Grant Writers

    Tuesday, April 17 10:15am-1:15pm EST
    Virginia Beach, Virginia | In-person

    During this hands-on training, you will be introduced to the American Community Survey, the Census Bureau's largest household survey.

    Developing Nonprofit Programs

    Tuesday, April 17 5:00pm-7:00pm PDT
    Las Vegas, Nevada | In-person

    For those new to designing, developing or managing nonprofit programming.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Tuesday, April 17 6:30pm-8:00pm ET
    Youngstown, Ohio | In-person

    Learn what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course. 

    Money to Match Your Mission: Identifying and Applying for Grant Funds

    Thursday, April 19 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
    Eau Claire, Wisconsin | In-person

    Join us for this viewing of the live Foundation Center webinar, "Money to Match Your Mission: Identifying and Applying for Grant Funds."

    You Got a Grant, Now What? - Grant Writing Workshop with Judith Margolin

    Friday, April 20 9:30am-12:30pm EST
    Greenwich , Connecticut | In-person

    This workshop provides much needed practical advice on how to make your way through the pile of paperwork accompanying each grant, uncovering hidden requirements in the grant award letter, and ensuring that you meet all of the funder’s requirements, while establishing a true partnership for the future. 

    Using Logic Models in Project Proposals

    Friday, April 20 1:00pm-3:00pm CST
    Springfield, Illinois | In-person

    Project success depends, in part, on good planning. Funding agencies know this, so they expect a logical plan in your grant proposal.

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Saturday, April 21 2:00pm-3:30pm PST
    Fresno, California | In-person

    If preparing a budget for your foundation grant is holding you back, come learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Monday, April 23 3:00 pm-4:30pm EST
    Melfa, Virginia | In-person

    Attendees will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants including: who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations; what do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding; and how to identify potential funders and make the first approach.   Presentation will be followed by a demonstration of the Foundation Directory database, now available at the Eastern Shore Public Library.  .

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Monday, April 23 6:00pm-8:00pm EST
    Cincinnati, Ohio | In-person

    Introduction to Finding Grants introduces the basic concepts and practices in grant seeking.

    Introduction to Finding Nonprofit Grants

    Tuesday, April 24 7:00pm-9:00pm MST
    Salt Lake City, Utah | In-person

    In this workshop you'll learn the most important things you need to know about finding grants for your nonprofit, so you can focus on your organization's mission. 

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Wednesday, April 25 3pm-5pm EST
    Columbus, Georgia | In-person

    Participants will receive a brief training, then be encouraged to practice.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Wednesday, April 25 3:00pm-4:30pm EST
    Columbus, Georgia | In-person

    Learn how to find grants using FCO.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Thursday, April 26 10:00am-11:00am EST
    Delray Beach , Florida | In-person

    Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

    Meet the Grantmakers - 2018-04-27 - Exton, PA

    Friday, April 27 9:00am-11:30am EST
    Exton, Pennsylvania | In-person

    Join us to hear area grantmakers discuss how their foundations operate, funder perspectives on the grantmaking process, expectations for grantseekers, what distinguishes a successful grant application, and more!

    How to Secure Funding from Foundations

    Friday, April 27 10:00am-1:00pm EST
    Middletown, Connecticut | In-person

    Learn about current trends in grant funding and how to approach funders.

    Grants Research Lab

    Friday, April 27 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Cincinnati, Ohio | In-person

    Search the Foundation Center’s Foundation Directory Online in our computer lab.

    Nonprofit Fundraising Workshop

    Saturday, April 28 12:00pm-3:00pm ET
    Virginia Beach, Virginia | In-person

    This workshop is geared for nonprofit leaders, board members, and others new to nonprofit fundraising.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Monday, April 30 6:00pm-8:00pm EST
    Cincinnati, Ohio | In-person

    Introduction To Proposal Writing offers tips and techniques in successful grant proposal writing for nonprofit organizations.