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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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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

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

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How to Attract and Sustain National/Large Grantmaker Support

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Philanthropy Chat: Funding Trends for African Issue-based NGOs

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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.

Your Board and Fundraising Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

An introduction to strategies and ideas for actively engaging your nonprofit board in the fundraising process.

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

Principios de la escritura de propuestas webinar

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

Cómo conseguir apoyo filantrópico para su educación

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

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

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Introduction to Finding Grants

Sep 8, 2016, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta, Georgia | 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 introductory course.

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Introduction to Finding Grants

Sep 13, 2016, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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 using a variety of freely-accessible databases.

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Introduction to Finding Grants at the Decatur Library - DeKalb County Public Library

Sep 14, 2016, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Decatur, Georgia | 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 introductory course.

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Proposal Writing Boot Camp

Sep 19, 2016, 9:00 am - Sep 21, 2016 4:00 pm
San Francisco, California | Classroom

This three-day immersion course focuses on the essential knowledge and skills fundraisers need to become effective proposal writers: using a program/project logic model to craft the proposal narrative, researching foundation funding sources, planning your approach to institutional grantmakers, understanding the components of a project budget, and writing sections of the proposal and letter of inquiry. Join us for

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Intro to Finding Grants (with Foundation Directory Online) @ Community Foundation Santa Cruz County

Sep 22, 2016, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Aptos, 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.  

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