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November 2017

    Proposal Writing Boot Camp

    Oct 30, 2017 9:00 am - Nov 1, 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.

    Building a Results-Based Board

    Nov 1, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  PT
    Livestream

    Learn how to move your board from the reporting and activity mode of operation to a results-based approach that is informed and inspired by purpose.

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    Nov 1, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Is your organization ready to seek corporate support?

    Immigration Enforcement Preparedness for Nonprofits - OFFSITE PROGRAM

    Nov 2, 2017 9:00 am - 11:30 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Stay on top of the legal considerations for nonprofits serving immigrant clients.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Nov 2, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET
    New York, New York | In-person

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

    Doing Good Better in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

    Nov 2, 2017 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm  ET
    Livestream

    Join us as we talk about diversity, equity and inclusion, and “how we do good, better today and into the future”, with Floyd Mills, Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for The Council on Foundations. This special event is part of a celebration of Foundation Center Midwest's 40 years of service and promotion of philanthropy and impact in Cleveland, Ohio, and across the region.

    New York Library Orientation: Scholarship Resources

    Nov 3, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn about library resources, including how to use Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, for seeking scholarships for higher education. 

    Let's Talk Leadership: A Gathering for Executive Directors

    Nov 6, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Meet fellow leaders of small nonprofits, and talk about the many issues you face in your daily work.

    Getting Mobile-Ready for Year-End Fundraising

    Nov 7, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Is your fundraising strategy keeping up with our mobile age? Join us on November 1st to learn some practical tips for integrating mobile-friendly practices into your year-end fundraising campaigns and beyond.

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Nov 8, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

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

    How To Find and Win Technology Funding

    Nov 9, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Are you dreaming of upgrading your nonprofit’s software or hardware, but there just isn’t room for it in your operating budget? Join this upcoming webinar to learn how to find and win technology grants.

    Basic Tips For Using Foundation Directory Online Professional

    Nov 13, 2017 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    New York In-person

    Learn how to use Foundation Directory Online Professional

    Visualize Funding Data: Basic Tips For Using Foundation Maps

    Nov 13, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm  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.

    LIBRARY CLOSED FOR SPECIAL EVENT

    Nov 15, 2017

    Foundation Center's New York library will be closed as we hold a full-day event, 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.

    Collaborate for Change: The Future of Philanthropy

    Nov 15, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    A full-day convening for nonprofits, funders, and changemakers in the social sector to connect and learn about impactful partnerships.

    Collaborate for Change: Morning Session Registration

    Nov 15, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Join us to learn more about impactful collaboration within the social sector, and connect with your own peers in the field.

    Collaborate for Change: Afternoon Session Registration

    Nov 15, 2017 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm  ET
    New York, New York | In-person

    Join us to learn more about impactful collaboration within the social sector, and connect with your own peers in the field.

    Start the New Year Right with Year-Round Donor Engagement

    Nov 16, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    You likely have a end-of-year fundraising campaign plan in place, but have you sufficiently planned to cultivate your supporters year-round, starting in January? Join us on November 16th to learn best practices for building strong relationships with your donors using a year-round communications plan. You’ll leave with practical tips you’ll be able to apply immediately. 

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Nov 21, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    New York, New York | In-person

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

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    Nov 21, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm  ET
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn more about accessing corporate support for your organization.

    FOUNDATION CENTER CLOSES AT 1:00 PM

    Nov 22, 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

    Nov 23, 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.

    Special Program: The Role of Nonprofit Executive Directors in Fundraising

    Nov 27, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn more about the executive director's responsibilities in fundraising for their organizations.

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Nov 28, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    New York, New York | In-person

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

    50/50 Mix: Find Great Grants With Foundation Directory Online and Foundation Maps

    Nov 28, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm  ET
    New York, New York | In-person

    Foundation Directory Online Professional and Foundation Maps are easy-to-use data tools to help nonprofits find great grants. 

    New York Library Orientation

    Nov 30, 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.