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Introduction to Finding Grants (formerly Grantseeking Basics)

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Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this newly revised course that combines elements of Grantseeking Basics and Introduction to Finding Funders and replaces those two classes.

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Foundation Directory Online

Foundation Directory Online

Gain immediate access to the leading grantseeking database on the web. Updated weekly, it's your most accurate source for funding research.

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How to Contact Grantmakers & Get Results

Megham Pietrantonio
Marilyn Hoyt
Jun 20, 2011  

Marilyn Hoyt, nonprofit executive, consultant, and trainer, and Meghan Mucklow Pietrantonio, grants manager for SunTrust Bank's Foundations & Endowments Specialty Practice, answer questions about the right and wrong ways to approach grantmakers during all stages of the funding request process.

Applications Not Accepted: Get on Their Radar

Pamela Grow
Bradford Smith
Apr 25, 2011  

Foundation Center president Bradford Smith and grant writing consultant Pamela Grow answer your questions on how to approach foundations that do not accept unsolicited proposals.

Shaking the Money Tree for Film and Video Fundraising

Shaking the Money Tree for Film and Video Fundraising [2011-10-06]
Shaking the Money Tree for Film and Video Fundraising [2011-10-06]
Oct 06, 2011  

Veteran consultant and writer Morrie Warshawski, and his daughter, Leah, a filmmaker, answer questions about raising funds for film and video projects.

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Alan Abramson
Sep 17, 2014

The Puzzle of the DC Region's Modest-Size Foundation Sector in a Wealthy Area

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Darin McKeever
Jun 24, 2014

How to Attract and Sustain National/Large Grantmaker Support

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Niamani Mutima
May 15, 2012

Philanthropy Chat: Funding Trends for African Issue-based NGOs

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Online Classes

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Grantseeking for Nonprofit Organizations

Self-Paced eLearning  |  $39.95

Helps those working with nonprofit organizations to identify foundations as potential sources of funding.

Grantseeking for Individuals

Self-Paced eLearning  |  $19.95

Prepares individuals to seek out and identify potential sources of foundation support.

Principios de la escritura de propuestas webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

Aprenda cuales son los componentes clave de una propuesta. Aprenda el proceso de escritura y envío de propuestas a fundaciones y corporaciones.

Grantseeking Basics Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

An overview of the funding research process for nonprofit organizations seeking grants from private grantmakers. Topics covered include: getting ready to seek funds; the world of grantmakers; research strategies; and, Foundation Center tools and resources.

Foundations and Their Role in Philanthropy Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

An overview of foundations, their giving, and their role in the nonprofit sector. Topics covered include: different types of private grantmakers; how they operate and communicate with grantseekers; and trends impacting the foundation world.

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Guide to Online Grantseeker Resources

May 2, 2015, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
New York, New York | Classroom

Learn to navigate and use the wide range of Foundation Center online resources.

Free

Introduction to Corporate Giving

May 5, 2015, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
New York, New York | Classroom

Explore the world of corporate support and tools and resources on corporate giving.

Free

Introduction to Finding Grants (formerly Grantseeking Basics)

May 6, 2015, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cleveland,, Ohio | Classroom

Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this newly revised class.  

Free

Introduction to Finding Grants

May 6, 2015, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
San Francisco, California | Classroom

Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this newly revised class.  

Free

Grantseeking Basics for Individuals in the Arts

May 6, 2015, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
New York, New York | Classroom

Gain an overview of foundation fundraising for individuals working in the arts.

Free