Find Foundation/Corporate Donors
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.
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.
Veteran consultant and writer Morrie Warshawski, and his daughter, Leah, a filmmaker, answer questions about raising funds for film and video projects.
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.
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
Spanish-language version of Finding Foundation Support for Your Education.
A detailed look at how individual grantseekers can affiliate with an organization to increase their chances for receiving funding.
Learn how to get the most out of a private foundation's Form 990-PF.
Foundation Maps Professional is Foundation Center's premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world. Attend our New York Library Orientation on Using Foundation Maps and learn basic ways to use this interactive mapping tool
This three-day project-based immersion course focuses on the essential knowledge and skills fundraisers need to develop effective foundation proposals. Participants will become familiar with the key components of a competitive grant proposal to a foundation and learn best practices for developing a well-organized budget and a targeted list of foundation funding prospects. Participants will be encouraged to approach their proposal from the funder’s perspective and to think critically about what makes a compelling pitch.
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