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April 2018

    Introduction To Project Budgets

    Apr 4, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Are you ready to start fundraising for your project or idea, but don’t know what and how much to ask for?  If preparing a budget for your foundation grant is holding you back, come learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence.

    Cleveland International Film Festival: The New Fire

    Apr 9, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Foundation Center is proud to join with the Cleveland International Film Festival as a community partner. Our film is The New Fire.  Use code FCM to receive $2.00 off any CIFF42 ticket purchase beginning March 23, 2018. 

    FC MIDWEST CLOSED

    Apr 10, 2018
    Cleveland, Ohio

    FC Midwest Resource Center will be closed on Tuesday, April 10. Our databases can be accessed for FREE at any one of our local Funding Information Network Partner locations.

    Cleveland International Film Festival: The New Fire

    Apr 10, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Foundation Center is proud to join with the Cleveland International Film Festival as a community partner. Our film is The New Fire.  Use code FCM to receive $2.00 off any CIFF42 ticket purchase beginning March 23, 2018. 

    Proposal Writing Boot Camp

    Apr 11, 2018 9:00 am - Apr 13, 2018   ET 4:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    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. 

    Introduction To Fundraising Planning

    Apr 11, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success.

    How To Start A Major Gifts Program

    Apr 12, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Do you want to raise major gifts dollars but don’t know where to start? Join Emma Kieran for a tutorial on how to start a successful major gifts program.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Apr 17, 2018 9:30 am - 11:00 am  ET
    Akron, Ohio | In-person

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

    How to Take Your Fundraising Campaigns Online

    Apr 17, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Get strategies for using online communication tools (email, social media, peer-to-peer campaigns) to enhance your fundraising efforts.

    Introduction To Finding Grants

    Apr 18, 2018 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 in this introductory course.

    Grants Professionals Association Meeting: Meet Stephen Love and Nelson Beckford of Cleveland Foundation

    Apr 19, 2018 11:30 am - 1:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    For the GPA April meeting, we are honored to present Stephen Love and Nelson Beckford from The Cleveland Foundation to discuss trends in foundation giving and tips for creating a stellar grant proposal!

    Money to Match Your Mission: Identifying and Applying for Grant Funds

    Apr 19, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    his one-hour webinar is designed for both beginner and practiced grant writers who need to understand the elements of a proposal and how to successfully integrate them into a winning proposal. If you are ready to submit stellar grants and raise more dollars for your community, this is the webinar for you!

    Using the 990 to Tell Your Story at Lakeland Community College

    Apr 20, 2018 8:00 am - 11:00 am  ET
    Kirtland, Ohio | In-person

    More donors are looking at a charity's Form 990 before they decide to give. How can nonprofits use these tax forms to capture the attention and heart of their readers and explain their mission, work, and results in concise and compelling ways?

    Leadership Conversations Series: Work/Life Balance

    Apr 24, 2018 9:00 am - 10:30 am  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Join Alison Motz of Ascend Advisors  for this key session of our new leadership series Conversations and hear 5 steps to establish a healthy work/life balance by getting yourself organized, organizing your professional work strategies and keeping your sanity (humor helps)!

    Brown Bag Lunch: Engaging Women Donors – Personal Stories and Powerful Purses

    Apr 25, 2018 11:30 am - 1:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Come hear from Jane Christyson, Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts of North East Ohio, and a panel of local funders to learn the best ways of engaging women donors for your organization.

    Introduction To Proposal Writing

    Apr 25, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    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!

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    Apr 26, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Explore the world of corporate support and tools and resources on corporate giving.

    How to Create an Unforgettable Email Welcome Series

    Apr 26, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET
    Webinar

    An email welcome series is an essential tool to deepen engagement with new email subscribers and new donors. Learn how to create one that sets a positive tone for your organization.