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Foundation Center Training

Gain your expertise
from our experts.

You can support our broad array of training efforts and make an impact that affects professionals and organizations throughout the sector.

Then increase your impact on the world and advance your career.

Foundation Center Training offers you a flexible platform where you can learn from our team of experts through hands-on exercises, connect with peers, and develop the leadership skills needed to amplify your career.

As the premier capacity building hub in the sector and with nearly 60 years of experience, we deliver transformative training that addresses the most pressing needs in today's social sector and equips participants with knowledge and skills in three core competencies:

  • Fundraising
  • Organizational Sustainability
  • Leadership and Management

We know you have limited time and money, so our high-touch, high-quality courses are offered in various formats across many geographic regions– plus, many are free! You can choose from four modules built to fit your schedule:

  • Embark: Short, introductory courses & engagements (60-90 minutes, FREE)
  • Launch: Less than half-day courses & engagements
  • Rise: Full-day to 3-day courses & engagements
  • Soar: Longer-term engagements (cohorts, customized programs & beyond)


Even with some experience in grant writing, I learned so much in this course. I will definitely come back for more opportunities!

Elise Blasingame, Georgia Watch, Atlanta, GA

Foundation Center Training Leadership

Sarah Jo Neubauer, Director of Capacity and Leadership Development, San Francisco, CA

Aida Buderi, Program Assistant,
San Francisco, CA

Caroline Herbert, Instructional Design Manager, Washington, DC

Michael Lang, Capacity and Leadership Development Liaison, New York, NY

Carrie Miller, Capacity & Leadership Development Manager, Cleveland, OH