skip to content

Calendar


Switch to Calendar View


January 2017

    Holiday - Library Closed

    Jan 1, 2017

    Friday, January 1, 2015

    New York Library Orientation

    Jan 4, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn how to use the resources at Foundation Center's library.

    Lunch and Learn at WeWork: Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Jan 4, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization’s base of support. 

    Nonprofit Navigator: How To Find Grants For Your Nonprofit

    Wednesday, January 04 1:30pm-3:00pm MST
    Phoenix, Arizona | In-person

    Are you new to the field of grant-seeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Jan 6, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | 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.  

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Friday, January 06 11:00am-12:30pm PST
    Santa Monica, California | In-person

    Attendees will be introduced to the Foundation Directory Online (FDO) Professional database and will have a chance to practice with a set of guided, hands-on searches. 

    How to Start a Nonprofit at the West End Branch - Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System - POSTPONED

    Jan 9, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Learn the process of starting a nonprofit organization step-by-step.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Monday, January 09 6:00pm-7:30pm EST
    Waldorf, Maryland | In-person

    Are you new to the field of grant seeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders. Stick around after the presentation for a hands on training on how to use the Foundation Directory Online, a database of over 140,000 grant makers.
    *Laptops provided on a first come first served basis*

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Monday, January 09 6:00pm-7:30pm EST
    Waldorf, Maryland | In-person

    Are you new to the field of grant seeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders. Stick around after the presentation for a hands on training on how to use the Foundation Directory Online, a database of over 140,000 grant makers.
    *Laptops provided on a first come first served basis*

    Introduction to Proposal Writing and Proposal Budgets

    Jan 10, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Are you new to proposal writing and budgeting or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes!

    *Special Program* Business Plans 101: How to Boost SROI and Revenues

    Jan 10, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Jan 10, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 
    Atlanta, Georgia | 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 in this introductory course.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Jan 10, 2017 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm 
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization’s support.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Tuesday, January 10 1:00pm-2:30pm EST
    Lancaster, Pennsylvania | In-person

    Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes!

    Prospecting for Government Grants

    Jan 10, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Organizations seeking to diversify funding are often attracted to government grants, which can have longer contract terms. Join us for an interactive webinar as Cheryl Kester shares expert advice on how to find and apply for government grants.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Wednesday, January 11 3:00pm-5:00pm EST
    Orlando, Florida | In-person

    An overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Wednesday, January 11 2:00pm-4:00pm EST
    Annapolis, Maryland | In-person

    Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Wednesday, January 11 3:00pm-4:00pm EST
    Mahopac, New York | In-person

    This class will include a viewing of the Introduction to Finding Grants recorded webinar as well as a hands-on activity designed to get you started with your grant search.

    Special Program: Managing Public Relations and Communications on Top of Everything Else

    Jan 12, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn how to get more strategic in your communications efforts, while balancing the tasks against your other job responsibilities.

    Philanthropy Blueprint 2017

    Jan 12, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    In 2017, the independent sector faces an increased blurring of the lines between: government and philanthropy; and digital infrastructure and civil society. Join us for a discussion around the topics of Blueprint 2017 and how local philanthropies are reacting to these trends.

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    Jan 12, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Philanthropy Blueprint 2017

    Jan 12, 2017 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm  ET
    Livestream

    In 2017, the independent sector faces an increased blurring of the lines between: government and philanthropy; and digital infrastructure and civil society. Join us for a discussion around the topics of Blueprint 2017 and how local philanthropies are reacting to these trends.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Friday, January 13 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Cincinnati, Ohio | In-person

    Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

    New York Library Orientation

    Jan 13, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn about resources in the Foundation Center's New York Library.

    NASA From Hidden Figures to Modern Figures

    Jan 14, 2017 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Join NASA and the Cleveland Public Library in celebrating the stellar achievements that allowed America to shoot for the moon and beyond.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Jan 17, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am  ET
    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 using a variety of freely-accessible databases.

    *Special Program* Don't Survive, Thrive!: Major Gift Prospecting for Small and Medium Organizations

    Jan 17, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    What You Need to Know About Fiscal Sponsorship

    Jan 17, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    What is a fiscal sponsor? Does your organization need one? Have you been asked to become a fiscal sponsor?   

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Tuesday, January 17 1:00pm-2:30pm PST
    Oakland, California | In-person

    This introductory class will provide you the basic steps for developing a fundraising plan

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Tuesday, January 17 2:00pm-4:00pm PST
    Las Vegas, Nevada | In-person

    An overview of how to write a standard proposal to a foundation.

    Special Program: Fiscal Sponsorship for Emerging Nonprofits

    Jan 18, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn the fundamentals of fiscal sponsorship as a resource for start-up nonprofits.

    Lunch and Learn at WeWork: Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Jan 18, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 am  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Wednesday, January 18 1:00pm-2:00pm EST
    Lancaster, Pennsylvania | 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 in this introductory course.

    How to Start a Nonprofit at the West End Branch - Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

    Jan 18, 2017 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Learn the process of starting a nonprofit organization step-by-step.

    Finding Scholarships for College or Graduate School with a special presentation by College Now

    Jan 18, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm  ET
    Westlake, Ohio | In-person

    Come to this special evening class at Westlake Porter Public Library and learn about financial aid resources from Foundation Center and College Now Greater Cleveland.

    Understanding and Complying with Fundraising Rules

    Jan 19, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Donations, grants, and in-kind, oh my!  Nonprofits seek many different forms of support.  But different forms of support have different state and local filing requirements.  Failing to keep on top of filing requirements can prevent your organization from being sustainable, and may turn away potential funders.  Do you know the filing requirements in your community?  Join us on January 19th as Harbor Compliance returns to share how you can achieve and maintain fundraising compliance.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Friday, January 20 3:00pm-5:00pm EST
    Columbus, Georgia | In-person

    Learn how to navigate the Foundation Center Online website and search for grants.

    Introduction To Proposal Writing

    Friday, January 20 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Cincinnati, Ohio | In-person

    This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. 

    New York Library Orientation: Basic Tips for Using Foundation Directory Online Professional

    Jan 20, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am  ET
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn how to use the Foundation Directory Online at Foundation Center's library.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Tuesday, January 24 10:00am-11:00am EST
    West Palm Beach, Florida | 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 in this introductory course.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Jan 24, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization’s support.

    Creating Your Data Dashboard

    Jan 24, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Nonprofits capture lots of data as they fundraise, operate programs, and seek to maximize charitable investments into their work.  Nonprofit leaders need to examine their data regularly in order to make informed strategic plans. But how can nonprofit leaders be helped to separate meaningful data from noise?  What are some tools that nonprofits can use to better track and gain insight from their data? Join us on January 24, 2017 for an interactive webinar led by Keyrus on how to create your “data dashboard”. 

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    Jan 25, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn more about accessing corporate support for your organization.

    Grants.gov Virtual Tour

    Wednesday, January 25 2:00pm-3:00pm EST
    Waldorf, Maryland | In-person

    Learn how to register and search on grants.gov, the federal government website where agencies post funding opportunities. Join us in the branch or from the comforts of your home or office. Please register to receive webinar access information.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Jan 25, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | 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.

    Finding Scholarships for College or Graduate School with a special presentation by College Now

    Jan 25, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm  ET
    Brecksville, Ohio | In-person

    Come to this special evening class at Cuyahoga Valley Career Center and learn about financial aid resources from Foundation Center and College Now Greater Cleveland.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Jan 26, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization’s base of support. 

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Jan 26, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation.

    Special Program: Tell Your Story on LinkedIn: Using LinkedIn to Reach Donors and Investors

    Jan 26, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn how to use LinkedIn as a fundraising tool.

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Jan 26, 2017 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm 
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Learn to prepare and present a budget in a grant proposal.

    Meet Up - Exchange, Iteration, and Scale: Tech Solutions for Global Development

    Jan 26, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm  PT
    San Francisco In-person

    Many existing solutions are versions of previous models and inventions that have been tried, tested, improved, scaled, and dispersed for positive impact to communities around the world. Given this, how can practitioners better share ideas, iterate on existing projects, and scale successful ones?

    Lobbying and Electoral Activity Training (OFF-SITE)

    Jan 26, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn about nonprofit lobbying at the city, state, and national levels.

    Foundation Center Grant Resources Workshop

    Friday, January 27 10:00am-11:30am MST
    Prescott, Arizona | In-person

    Learn to use Foundation Center resources to locate grants for your nonprofit. These comprehensive databases are only available within the library. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian desk on the main level or call 928.777.1526.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Jan 31, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Jan 31, 2017 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Jan 31, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn more about the fundamentals of crafting an effective grant proposal.