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April 2017

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Saturday, April 01 10:30am-12:30pm EST
    Indianapolis, Indiana | In-person

    This workshop helps young organizations build a case for support and provides an overview of common fundraising types to help in thinking through why and in which ways nonprofit groups might best raise funds.

    Presented by Indianapolis Public Library Foundation staff.

    Developing and Managing Effective Nonprofit Boards

    Saturday, April 01 1:30 pm-3:30pm EST
    Indianapolis, Indiana | In-person

    This workshop will review best practices, tips and tools for several elements of the successful board.

    Presented by Pam Blevins Hinkle.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Tuesday, April 04 9:00am-10:00am EST
    Boca Raton, Florida | In-person

    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.

    Nonprofit Navigator: How To Find Grants For Your Nonprofit

    Wednesday, April 05 1:30pm-3:00pm
    Phoenix, Arizona | In-person

    Are you new to the field of grant-seeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

    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!

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Wednesday, April 05 7:00pm-8:30pm EST
    Grand Rapids, Michigan | In-person

    A primer on the proposal writing process for nonprofits. 

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Thursday, April 06 9:00am-4:00pm PST
    Fairfield, California | In-person

    Learn how to determine your funding needs and communicate same to potential funders. Identify grant proposal components and discuss the application process - C. Harris presenter.

    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.

    Using Grant-Seeking Databases @ the Library

    Thursday, April 06 6:30pm-7:30pm EST
    New Albany, Indiana | In-person

    If you are interested in learning how to search for grants, then join us Thursday, April 6th from 6:30-7:30 pm at IU Southeast Library as she provides a demonstration of the Foundation Directory Online, Foundation Maps, and Grants for Individuals Online. Speaker: Courtney Block, User Engagement Library at IU Southeast. 

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Friday, April 07 1:00pm-3:00pm PST
    Modesto, California | In-person

    This program will provide information for non-profit organizations in the field of grant seeking.

    Visual Literacy: A Graphic Design Crash Course

    Friday, April 07 1:30pm-3:30pm EST
    Waldorf, Maryland | In-person

    Need help advertising a business, nonprofit, or yourself?  Join us for a two hour crash course on graphic design basics and how to make a great ad using Microsoft Publisher. After learning some basics of graphic design, put your skills to the test by creating a flyer to promote your organization, an event or yourself! Laptops available on a first come, first served basis.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Friday, April 07 3:00pm-4:00pm EST
    Marion, North Carolina | In-person

    Ideal for those new to proposal writing or in need of a quick refresher. This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include:

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Saturday, April 08 1:00pm-2:30pm PST
    Fresno, California | In-person

    Attendees will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants including: who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations; what do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding; and how to identify potential funders and make the first approach. 

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Monday, April 10 10:00am-11:30am EST
    Bristol, Pennsylvania | In-person

    Is your nonprofit organization looking for grants? Join us to learn how to use Foundation Directory Online, the premier foundation funding research tool. 

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Monday, April 10 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Cincinnati, Ohio | In-person

    Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

    Intermediate Grant-Seeking in Foundation Directory Online

    Monday, April 10 2:00pm-3:30pm CST
    Oglesby, Illinois | In-person

    This workshop is open to any who seek to hone their grant-seeking skills using Foundation Directory Online.

    Census Data for Grant Writers and Business Owners

    Tuesday, April 11 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | In-person

    Learn how you can use free census data and online tools to get demographic and economic data for grant writing and business plans.

    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. 

    Build a Solid Brand, Be Influential and Increase Engagement for Non-Profits

    Wednesday, April 12 10:00am-12:00pm PST
    Richmond, California | In-person

    Build a Solid Brand, Be Influential and Increase Engagement for Non-Profit Organizations.

    Vaneese Johnson, Boldness Coach at Richmond Community Foudation   

    Introduction To Finding Grants

    Wednesday, April 12 2:00pm-3:00pm EST
    Richmond, Virginia | Webinar

    Webinar presentation along with opportunity to search database.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing and Project Budgets

    Wednesday, April 12 2:00pm-5:00pm EST
    Annapolis, Maryland | In-person

    Learn how to write a standard project proposal, and the basic components of a project budget including income and expenses.

    Using Census Data for Grant Writing

    Wednesday, April 12 2:00pm-3:00pm EST
    Charleston , West Virginia | In-person

    Join Timothy Sarko, a Data Dissemination Specialist (DDS) from the U.S. Census Bureau, as he explains how to use census data for grant writing.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Wednesday, April 12 2:30pm-4:00pm EST
    Oxford, Ohio | In-person

    Learn the ten most important skills when finding grants.

    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.

    Before You Seek A Grant: A Checklist For New Nonprofits

    Thursday, April 13 4:30pm-5:30pm EST
    Moundsville, West Virginia | In-person

    A pre-recorded Foundation Center webinar focusing on grantseeking readiness - for nonprofits new to finding grant funding.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Friday, April 14 10:30am-12:00pm MST
    Denver, Colorado | In-person

    Introductory class for how to seek grants.  

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Monday, April 17 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Cincinnati, Ohio | In-person

    This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Monday, April 17 1:30pm-3:00pm PST
    Santa Monica, California | In-person

    You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:

    Nonprofit Sustainability

    Tuesday, April 18 2:00pm-4:00pm PST
    Las Vegas, Nevada | In-person

    Sustainability means more than finding money to keep a nonprofit open.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Tuesday, April 18 4:00pm-5:00pm EST
    Old Fort, North Carolina | In-person

    Fundraising is the vehicle that lets nonprofits do their work. This workshop helps young organizations build a case for support and provides an overview of common fundraising types. While open to all, this workshop is ideal for those who have already established their nonprofit organization.

    Introduction To Finding Grants

    Tuesday, April 18 5:30pm-7:00pm EST
    Richmond, Virginia | In-person

    Classroom presentation along with opportunity to search grants database.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Tuesday, April 18 6:30pm-8:00pm EST
    Youngstown, Ohio | In-person

    Learn what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course held at the Main Library Computer Center.

    Demystifying Consulting

    Wednesday, April 19 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | In-person

    Nonprofit staff and board members will gain the ability to exert greater control over any future consulting projects confident that they are following best practices that provide greater assurance of success. 

    Grant Resource Series: Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Wednesday, April 19 2:30pm-4:00pm EST
    Hamilton, Ohio | In-person

    Obtain an overview for writing a grant proposal to a foundation.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Apr 19, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm  ET
    Baltimore, Maryland | In-person

    Finding Funders for your nonprofit: it's all about the match

    Thursday, April 20 1:00pm-2:30pm PST
    Bellingham, Washington | In-person

     Learn how to use the Foundation Directory Online (FDO) to find grant money for your nonprofit.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Thursday, April 20 2:00pm-3:30 pm EST
    Marysville, Ohio | In-person

    Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

    LGBTQ Issues in the Workplace in the Wake of the new Administration

    Thursday, April 20 3:30pm-5:00pm PST
    Richmond, California | In-person

    LGBTQ Issues in the Workplace in the wake of the Administration

     Glicel Sumagaysay, Law Office of Glicel Sumagaysay, Richmond Community Foundation

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Friday, April 21 3:00pm-4:00pm EST
    Marion, North Carolina | In-person

    Fundraising is the vehicle that lets nonprofits do their work. This workshop helps young organizations build a case for support and provides an overview of common fundraising types. While open to all, this workshop is ideal for those who have already established their nonprofit organization.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Friday, April 21 3:00pm-4:00pm EST
    Mahopac, New York | In-person

    This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Saturday, April 22 1:00pm-2:30pm PST
    Fresno, California | In-person

    This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include: the basic elements of a proposal; the "do's" and "don'ts" of writing and submitting a proposal; and how to follow up whether the answer is yes or no.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Monday, April 24 10:00am-11:00am EST
    West Palm Beach, Florida | In-person

    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.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Monday, April 24 2:00pm-3:00pm EST
    Royal Palm Beach, Florida | In-person

    Are you new to grant proposal writing or want a quick refresher? This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.

    2-Day Grant Writing Workshop & Introduction to Foundation Center Online Resources

    Tuesday, April 25 9:00am-4:00pm MT
    Salt Lake City, Utah | In-person

    2-day workshop for organizations interested in grant writing and program development.

    Presented by Pauline Zvonkovic,Senior Management Analyst in the office of Field Policy and Management for Housing and Urban Development’s Salt Lake office.

    Marketing: a Recipe for Survival

    Tuesday, April 25 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | In-person

    This workshop will provide valuable insights and help nonprofits develop a marketing strategy.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Tuesday, April 25 5:00pm-7:00pm PST
    Bakersfield, California | In-person

    Learn how to find online grant funding sources for your nonprofit organization @ Foundation Center Directory Online. 

    Introduction to Finding Foundation Grants for Nonprofits

    Tuesday, April 25 5:30pm-7:30pm EST
    Mansfield, Ohio | In-person

    Learn how to search for grantmakers using the Foundation Directory Online Professional database.

    Grantseeking Basics for Individuals

    Tuesday, April 25 6:30pm-8:30pm EST
    Virginia Beach, Virginia | In-person

    Learn how to identify funders that support individuals working in the arts and how to seek funding for educational purposes using Foundation Grants to Individuals database.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Wednesday, April 26 2:00pm-3:00pm EST
    Belle Glade, Florida | In-person

    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.

    Introduction to Finding Grants at the Decatur Library - DeKalb County Public Library

    Apr 26, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm 
    Decatur, Georgia | In-person

    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.

    Polk Grants Alliance Meeting

    Thursday, April 27 9:30am-11:30am EST
    Bartow, Florida | In-person

    The Polk County Grants Alliance is a coalition of local non-profits and organizations that look to share resources and support for their community projects.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Thursday, April 27 10:00am-11:30am EST
    Waldorf, Maryland | In-person

    This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. Learn the do's and don'ts of writing and submitting a proposal and how to follow up whether the answer is yes or no.

    Introduction to the Colorado Grants Guide and the Foundation Directory Online

    Thursday, April 27 10:30am-12:00pm MST
    Denver, Colorado | In-person

    This class is an introductory class on how to use the Colorado Grants Guide and Foundation Directory Online

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Apr 27, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm  ET
    Laurel, Maryland | In-person

    Meet the Grantmakers at the Chester County Library

    Friday, April 28 9:00am-11:30am EST
    Exton, Pennsylvania | In-person

    Join us to hear area grantmakers discuss how their foundations operate, funder perspectives on the grantmaking process, expectations for grantseekers, what distinguishes a successful grant application, and more!  Scheduled panelists include May Pritchard of the Pew Charitable Trusts and Charles L. Huston, III of the Huston Foundation.

    Find Your Stats in a Flash!

    Saturday, April 29 10:00am-12:30pm EST
    Indianapolis, Indiana | In-person

    Your Indiana State Data Center @ the Indiana State Library is a free service for your research needs.

    Presented by Katharine Bourne Springer in the Computer Training Lab.

    Introduction to Grants Databases at the Russell Library

    Saturday, April 29 10:30am-12:30pm EST
    Middletown, Connecticut | In-person

    Come to this hands on overview of grant sources available at the Russell Library in Middletown, CT.  After out review there will be time for you to work on your own grant needs and email or save your results to take with you after the class. 

    Understanding Nonprofit Collaboration

    Saturday, April 29 1:30pm-4:00pm EST
    Indianapolis, Indiana | In-person

    Increasing in prominence as a tool for enhanced efficiency and strengthened service delivery, collaboration’s advantages, disadvantages, potential, and pitfalls must be understood by all savvy nonprofit professionals.