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April 2017

    The Peacemaker

    Apr 1, 2017 9:10 am - 11:00 am  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Foundation Center is proud to partner with the Cleveland International Film Festival as a community partner. Our film is The Peacemaker. Use code FCM to receive $2.00 off any CIFF41 ticket purchase!

    In the Community: Cleveland Heights

    Apr 4, 2017 10:30 am - 4:30 pm  ET
    Cleveland Heights, Ohio | In-person

    Foundation Center staff will be out in the community providing training, special programs and hosting office hours.

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Apr 5, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence!

    Successfully Integrating For-Profit Board Members

    Apr 6, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm  ET
    Livestream

    This interactive will look at how to effectively recruit, onboard and integrate board members from for-profit backgrounds.

    New Methods of Fundraising

    Apr 7, 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    What new ways of raising money are gaining popularity?  What is crowdfunding and how does it apply to me?  And how can social media help?  Join experts from many realms of nonprofit fundraising for a look at where it’s been and where it’s going.  Bring your questions and stay afterwards for a networking reception.

    In the Community: Cleveland Heights

    Apr 11, 2017 10:30 am - 4:30 pm  ET
    Cleveland Heights, Ohio | In-person

    Foundation Center staff will be out in the community providing training, special programs and hosting office hours.

    Advocacy Strategies for Nonprofits

    Apr 11, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Are you seeking to take your nonprofit to the next level?Want to get involved in legislative advocacy but don’t know where to start? Wondering whether nonprofits even need to lobby government or the legal restrictions for lobbying? Do donors give more to nonprofits who lobby government? Changes are happening in government that can affect your nonprofit. Learn how your organization's voice can be heard during this critical time in local, state, and federal government. Learn the answers to these questions and more during the “Advocacy Strategies for Nonprofits” webinar. 

    Proposal Writing Boot Camp

    Apr 12, 2017 9:00 am - Apr 14, 2017   4:00 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Join us for three days of immersion into the proposal writing process and discover how to craft a compelling proposal package. You’ll become familiar with the components of a competitive grant proposal and a well-organized budget, and you’ll develop a targeted list of foundation funding prospects.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Apr 12, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

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

    Inside Innovation Funding: Exploring Philanthropy at the Intersection of Problem-Solving, Technology & Design

    Apr 13, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Livestream

    How do funders define innovation and what can we learn from approaches that are working? Join the livestream for a discussion around innovation funding.

    Crowdfunding for Your Cause

    Apr 13, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns represent a unique opportunity to raise funds, build awareness, and expand your donor database. Veteran fundraiser and executive Darian Rodriguez Heyman shares a step-by-step breakdown of how to cut through the clutter and ensure a great response to your next campaign.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing and Project Budgeting

    Apr 19, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Hudson, Ohio | 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, along with an intensive review of the essentials of project budgeting.

    Brown Bag Lunch: Improving Community Organizations with Visions of Big Impact

    Apr 20, 2017 11:30 am - 1:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Learn how to improve your board and your organization from a pair of local experts.

    Creating Sustainable Funding For Your Nonprofit

    Apr 20, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    This fast-paced session introduces you to a systematic model for building sustainable funding for your mission. Learn to leave a legacy of passionate lifelong individual donors as you tailor the Benevon Model to your organization.

    Fundraising on Social Media

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

    Join  former Craigslist Foundation E.D. and Co-Founder of Social Media for Nonprofits Darian Rodriguez Heyman as he presents useful, easy to implement, and effective tips, tools, and best practices. 

    Philanthropy Field Trip: Girl Scouts of North East Ohio

    Apr 25, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Peninsula, Ohio | In-person

    Philanthropy Field Trips will get you out of the office and into a world of spectacular achievement! Hear firsthand accounts of how deals are made and see the impact of philanthropy in our community. And, have fun doing it!  

    Coffee and Conversation: Burton D. Morgan Foundation

    Apr 28, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Come and meet Treye Johnson, Program Officer of Burton D Morgan Foundation, and learn about the Foundation's support of entrepreneurship past and present.