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September 2017

    FOUNDATION CENTER CLOSES AT 1:00 PM

    Sep 1, 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

    Sep 4, 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.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Sep 6, 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.

    Emerging Development Professionals Leadership Circle

    Sep 8, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am  PT
    In-person

    The Emerging Professionals Leadership Circle is a monthly peer group meeting of new development professionals of small organizations, to share challenges and strategies for personal and organizational success. In an informal, roundtable format, you will have an opportunity to share your insights, gain practical solutions, and alleviate any on-the-job isolation or stress that you might experience. 

    How to Apply to the Creative Work Fund: Funding for Artists

    Sep 12, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    Representatives of nonprofit organizations and individual artists interested in learning how to apply to the Creative Work Fund for its 2018 cycle are invited to attend this informational session. The director of the Creative Work Fund will describe guidelines, the grantmaking process and respond to questions from potential applicants.

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    Sep 13, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Is your organization ready to seek corporate support?

    Tell Your Story: Building A High-Impact Personal Brand Workshop

    Sep 14, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    As the nonprofit and for-profit industry lines continue to blur, the competition for executives to monetize their expertise intensifies. This half-day personal branding workshop is designed to solve this problem.

    Corporate Sponsorship for Nonprofits: How to Put a Price Tag on What You Do

    Sep 19, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Do you know the vocabulary and approach needed for success in the world of corporate sponsorship? Even experienced fundraisers may need some guidance. Drawing on his twenty-plus years of nonprofit experience, Michael Savino provides tips for identifying your assets, making the pitch, and more.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Sep 20, 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.  

    How to Apply to the Creative Work Fund: Funding for Artists

    Sep 25, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  PT
    Webinar

    Representatives of nonprofit organizations and individual artists interested in learning how to apply to the Creative Work Fund for its 2018 cycle are invited to attend this informational webinar. The director of the Creative Work Fund will describe guidelines, the grantmaking process and respond to questions from potential applicants.

    Fund Your Creative Project: Grant Writing for Visual, Literary and Performing Artists

    Sep 26, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    In this webinar, artists and writers learn to take a good idea and transform it into a compelling grant proposal.

    Proposal Writing Boot Camp

    Sep 27, 2017 9:00 am - Sep 29, 2017   PT 4:00 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    This three-day immersion course focuses on the essential knowledge and skills fundraisers need to become effective proposal writers: using a program/project logic model to craft the proposal narrative, researching foundation funding sources, planning your approach to institutional grantmakers, understanding the components of a project budget, and writing sections of the proposal and letter of inquiry. Join us for

    Keep Your Cash Flowing: Diversifying Revenue Streams

    Sep 27, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Learn how to set up your nonprofit for sustainable, long-term success by diversifying your revenue sources. Richard Brewster will provide practical guidance on how to plan an income diversification strategy and identify the best sources of revenue for your nonprofit. 

    Visual Storytelling Strategies & Design for Nonprofits

    Sep 28, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Want to attract people to your cause? Then you’ll need to tell your story, and visual elements are key! Join us on September 28th for practical tools for telling a visually-engaging story, including how to create journey map and project roadmap to plan your story and how you’ll tell it.