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Introduction to Finding Grants

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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.

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How to Contact Grantmakers & Get Results

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

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

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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Introduction to Corporate Giving Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

This brief recording captures the key concepts of the course. For more expansive discussion of the topic, we suggest attending a live webinar or in-person session. Note the recording is captioned for individuals with hearing impairments.

Grantseeking Basics for Individuals in the Arts Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

An overview of the funding research process for individuals working in the arts, including visual and performing artists, creative writers, filmmakers, etc. Topics covered include: who funds individual artists; types of grants available for artists; why grantmakers support artists; and how to find grant

Cómo conseguir apoyo filantrópico para su educación

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

Spanish-language version of Finding Foundation Support for Your Education.

Guide to Fiscal Sponsorship

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

A detailed look at how individual grantseekers can affiliate with an organization to increase their chances for receiving funding.

Demystifying the 990-PF

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

Learn how to get the most out of a private foundation's Form 990-PF.

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Visualize Funding Data: Basic Tips for Using Foundation Maps

Jun 27, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New York, New York | In-person

Foundation Maps is Foundation Center’s premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world. This orientation provides basic tips for navigating Foundation Maps.

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Basic Tips For Using Foundation Directory Online Professional

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

Attend our New York Library Orientation on Using Foundation Directory Online Professional and receive an introduction to Foundation Center’s premier funding database of 140,000+ U.S. grantmakers & 6.4 million+ grants.

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Introduction to Corporate Giving

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

Is your organization ready to seek corporate support?

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Introduction to Finding Grants

Jul 6, 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

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

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

Jul 7, 2017, 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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. 

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