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May 2017

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    May 3, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Is your organization ready to seek corporate support?

    Leveraging Social Media and Events to Engage Millennials

    May 4, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Seasoned fundraiser Darian Rodriguez Heyman rounds out the third webinar in our online fundraising series with straight talk and helpful tools for posting and promoting your upcoming event, leveraging Facebook and Twitter, and taking advantage of free scheduling, analysis, and optimization tools to help you work smarter, not harder.

    Finding Scholarships for Graduate School

    May 5, 2017 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Come to this special class and learn about financial aid resources from Foundation Center.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

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

    Does your organization need help directing its fundraising efforts? Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success.

    CLOSED

    May 11, 2017
    Cleveland, Ohio

    FC Midwest Knowledge Center will be closed on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Our databases can be accessed for FREE at any one of our local Funding Information Network Partner locations.

    Nonprofit/Corporate Partnerships: How Tipping Point Community Ensures Success for Its Grantees

    May 11, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm  ET
    Livestream

    Learn the ins and outs of corporate partnerships as we hone in on a local Bay Area example.

    Meet the Changemakers: Reentry Landscape and Social Entrepreneurship

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

    Join Cleveland-area leaders in the field as they discuss the landscape of social entrepreneurship and ex-offenders from the perspective of nonprofits, businesses, and the government.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing and Project Budgeting

    May 16, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Mansfield, 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.

    Choosing a Donor Management System

    May 16, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Join us for a practical, tactical webinar led by the authors of the Consumer’s Guide to Low Cost Donor Management Systems, that will answer these questions and more.

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    May 17, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am  ET
    Akron, Ohio | In-person

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

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    May 17, 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.  

    Philanthropy Field Trip: Upcycle Parts Shop

    May 18, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Philanthropy Field Trips will get you out of the office and into a world of spectacular achievement! Join UpCycle Parts Shop to hear more about their model, what they've learned, and what their excited about as a community-minded social enterprise (meaning they combine both mission, heart, and business into their model!)

    Foundation Funding Workshop

    May 19, 2017 10:00 am - 2:30 pm  ET
    Elyria, Ohio | In-person

    Come to this joint AFP/Foundation Center workshop and learn foundation fundraising from the experts!

               

         

    Making and Sustaining Funder Connections

    May 23, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Social Media Strategy Kit

    May 24, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    This session will prepare attendees to develop or refine that strategy and provide resources to help you ensure that your social media presence has a measurable purpose.

    FOUNDATION CENTER CLOSES AT 1:00 PM

    May 26, 2017

    Foundation Center will close at 1:00 pm for the holiday, but you can explore GrantSpace and send questions to our Online Librarian team 24/7. If you would like help in-person or wish to search Foundation Center resources for free, explore our map for nearby Funding Information Network locations with different hours of operation.

    FOUNDATION CENTER CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

    May 29, 2017

    Foundation Center will be closed for the holiday, but you can explore GrantSpace and send questions to our Online Librarian team 24/7.  If you would like help in-person or wish to search Foundation Center resources for free, explore our map for nearby Funding Information Network locations with different hours of operation.

    Is Starting a Nonprofit Right for You?

    May 31, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Do you have a passion for doing good? Are you thinking of starting a nonprofit? Attend our free class and explore if starting a nonprofit is the right course of action for you, and take the Nonprofit Startup Assessment.