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June 2017

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Jun 1, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | 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.  

    Beyond Marriage Equality: What’s Next in Funding LGBTQ Issues?

    Jun 1, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm  ET
    Livestream

    Join Foundation Center West and a panel of funders as we address how philanthropy is working to address persisting challenges for LGBTQ people and communities.

    Is Starting a Nonprofit Right for You?

    Jun 5, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  ET
    Arlington, Virginia | In-person

    *Special Program* Unpacking Your Evaluation ToolKit

    Jun 6, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Learn how to determine the best evaluation systems and tools to use to collect data on your programs, when to apply them, and how to engage others in the process.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Jun 7, 2017 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 Proposal Writing @ Impact Hub DC

    Jun 7, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    *Special Program* Networking Night!

    Jun 8, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm  ET
    Rockville, Maryland | In-person

    Get connected! Here's an opportunity to meet your colleagues in the community at Nonprofit Village in Rockville, Maryland, a Foundation Center Funding Information Network partner. Bring your organization's promotional materials for our display table and plenty of your business cards.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Jun 9, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

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

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    Jun 13, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    *Special Program* Organizational Vitality: The Heart of Nonprofit Success

    Jun 14, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Jun 14, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

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

    *Special Program* Bridging the Gap between Science and Passion: The Importance of Monitoring and Evaluation in Grant Writing

    Jun 15, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Driving Collective Action: Strategies for Community Engagement

    Jun 15, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Leaders are searching for new ways to involve important stakeholders in advocacy. Learn how to connect your clients, communities, and their stories to your work to effect greater policy change.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Jun 19, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  ET
    Arlington, Virginia | 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.  

    Anticipating Funders' Needs

    Jun 20, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    When grant application guidelines don't ask you for something that you know is important, what should you do? Learn how to identify and anticipate a funder’s needs when preparing a proposal.

    Proposal Writing Boot Camp

    Jun 21, 2017 9:00 am - Jun 23, 2017   4:00 pm 
    Washington, District of Columbia | 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 Project Budgets @ Impact Hub DC

    Jun 21, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Social Change Branding in the Digital Age

    Jun 22, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Social change brands are a powerful expression of an organization’s mission and values. Learn how to translate a clearly-defined brand strategy into effective online experiences to increase organizational cohesion, capacity, and impact.

    Giving USA Review of Results and Analysis: A National Perspective and A Bay Area Perspective

    Jun 23, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  PT
    San Francisco In-person

    Join leaders and colleagues from San Francisco’s non-profit sector for Giving USA Review of Results and Analysis: A National Perspective and A Bay Area Perspective.

    Giving USA Review of Results and Analysis: National and Bay Area Perspectives

    Jun 23, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    Livestream

    Total giving to U.S. charities rose 2.7 percent to an estimated $390.05 billion in 2016, according to the latest edition of Giving USA. Tune in to hear national and Bay Area perspectives from leaders in San Francisco’s non-profit sector.

    Book Talk: Fundraising for Social Change

    Jun 27, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    Livestream

    Join Kim Klein, internationally known fundraising trainer and author of Fundraising for Social Change for an engaging conversation on the latest edition.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Jun 28, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    *Special Program* Networking Night-Market Yourself: Design a Brand that Represents Your Best Self

    Jun 29, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  ET
    Washington, DC, District of Columbia | In-person

    As young professionals in the greater Washington DC region, we’ve all heard this advice at some point in our growing careers: “build your personal brand, market yourself for the job you want, put yourself out there…” But where does one even begin? What exactly is a personal brand? Do we have to “market” ourselves to be successful? It can be daunting to think about and also downright intimidating. However, it doesn’t have to be.

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Jun 30, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person