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Training Events


Understanding the New FASB Reporting Standards

Nov 10, 2016, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Navigating the laws and regulations governing nonprofit formation can be difficult and confusing. We’ve teamed up with Harbor Compliance Inc. to answer some  questions related to forming the most common nonprofit tax status: the 501©3.  


Bay Area Corporate Philanthropy: Creating a Corporate Culture of Giving

Nov 10, 2016, 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Panelists will discuss: how their grantmaking has evolved over the years; how corporate giving is “baked-in” to the business culture at their representative companies; what they look for when seeking new nonprofit partnerships.


Proposal Budgeting: Next Steps

Nov 15, 2016, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Foundation Center is hosting a webinar to provide more detailed instruction in developing sound proposal budgets.  Email us your challenges in advance for a chance to have them tackled live by our trainers, and get sneak peek at our new elearning course, Crafting a Sound Proposal Budget.




Philanthropy Chat - Vision for Change: Frances Kunreuther Discusses Challenges and Opportunities for Next Gen Nonprofit Leadership


Philanthropy Chat: Jennifer Vollmann on Collaboration


Philanthopy Chat: Board Service From the Perspective of the Young Professional


From the Blog

The GrantSpace Blog highlights the knowledge you need to be a better grantseeker. Join the conversation!

Silent Auctions: A How-To Guide For Raising More Money

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Silent auctions have been a staple of event fundraising for years, and for good reason. They’re highly engaging events that require plenty of audience participation and have the potential to help organizations raise a lot of money. This article covers 5 strategies to get you on your way to silent auction success.

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