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April 2017

    Nonprofit Formation Fundamentals, Part I: Legal Considerations Before Starting a Nonprofit

    Apr 4, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Understand everything you need to know before starting a nonprofit organization. 

    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!

    Point on Prospecting (PoP) Talk: Think Global, Prospect Local: Eye on MENA (Middle East and North Africa)

    Apr 5, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Share ideas on prospecting from donors from the Middle East and North African region.

    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.

    Nonprofit Formation Fundamentals, Part II: Financial Management Basics for Newly Established Nonprofits

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

    Understand everything you need to know before starting a nonprofit organization. 

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Apr 11, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Are you looking for grants? Discover what funders want in nonprofits seeking grants (It may surprise you) and how to find potential funders.  

    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. 

    Finding Grants: Basic Tips For Using Foundation Directory Online Professional

    Apr 11, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm  ET
    New York, New York | In-person

    Foundation Directory Online (FDO) makes it easy to turn foundations into funders.  It’s the only resource you need to search for the foundations most likely to give you grants.  Attend our New York Library Orientation on Using Foundation Directory Online Professional and receive an introduction to Foundation Center’s premier funding database of 140,000+ U.S. grantmakers & 6 million + grants.

    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.

    Nonprofit Formation Fundamentals, Part III: Best Practices for Good Governance and Board Development

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

    Understand everything you need to know before starting a nonprofit organization. 

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Apr 18, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

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

    Special Program: From Good to Great: Moving Your Board Beyond Events-Based Fundraising

    Apr 19, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn how to take your board's fundraising potential to the next level.

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Apr 19, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn more about generating a standard project budget for a foundation proposal.

    New York Library Orientation

    Apr 21, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am  ET
    New York In-person

    Attend our New York Library Orientation and receive an introduction to Foundation Center’s activities and the resources of our New York Library.

    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. 

    Nonprofit Formation Fundamentals, Part IV: Fundraising Essentials for Newly-Established Nonprofits

    Apr 25, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Understand everything you need to know before starting a nonprofit organization. 

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Apr 26, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

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

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    Apr 27, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn more about accessing corporate support for your organization.

    Visualize Funding Data: Basic Tips For Using Foundation Maps

    Apr 28, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am  ET
    New York, New York | In-person

    Foundation Maps Professional is Foundation Center's premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world. Attend our New York Library Orientation on Using Foundation Maps and learn basic ways to use this interactive mapping tool.

    Riverhead Free Library Saturday fundraising workshop: How to Write a Grant Proposal

    Apr 29, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Riverhead, New York | In-person

    Learn how to write a standard proposal to a foundation.