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February 2017

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

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

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

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Feb 1, 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.  

    College Scholarship & Grant Searching for High Schoolers

    Wednesday, February 01 6:00pm-7:30pm EST
    Waldorf, Maryland | In-person

    High schoolers and their guardians are invited to participate in this hands on scholarship and grant searching training. Learn more about the Maryland Higher Education Commission's MDCAPS program and how to search the Foundation Grants to Individuals Online database. Laptops provided on a first come, first served basis. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop!

    *Special Program* Networking Night!

    Feb 2, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact Without Burnout

    Feb 2, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  ET
    Livestream

    Tune in to hear authors Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman for a conversation about self-care in the nonprofit sector. 

    Going Solo. Going Big. Setting Up Your Consulting Practice

    Feb 3, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Whether you’re considering a consulting career in the years to come or launching your practice now, you’ll want to start strong.  No matter how much nonprofit experience you have, the logistics of launching a business are bound to be new.  This course will offer you a roadmap to efficiently start working with clients. From marketing to contracts to setting fees, this course will delve into the topics that most vex new business owners.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Friday, February 03 9:30am-11:00am EST
    Prince Frederick, Maryland | In-person

    Attendees will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants including how to identify potential funders and make the first approach.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Monday, February 06 6:00pm-7:30pm 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 Proposal Writing

    Feb 7, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    How to Facilitate Productive and Meaningful Meetings

    Feb 7, 2017 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Meetings drive work in the social sector. We meet to plan, meet to discuss data, and meet to share information.  And yet the suggestion of a new meeting often leads us to wonder if meetings are time well spent as our work piles up around us. How can we make sure that the time we spend in meetings does not get in the way of serving our clients and communities?  How do we tie our meetings more purposefully to our work?  Join us for a webinar on February 7, 2017 as Stephanie Arcella and Bix Gabriel of Take Two Services Inc. share their tips for getting the most out of your meetings.  

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Wednesday, February 08 10:00am-11:30am EST
    Bristol, Pennsylvania | In-person

    Join us to learn how to use Foundation Directory Online.

    Grants for Individuals

    Wednesday, February 08 2:00pm-4:00pm EST
    Annapolis, Maryland | In-person

    Learn how to search for grants as an individual using the library's Funding Information Network resources to help with your search.

    Introduction to Project Budgets

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

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

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Feb 9, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    *Special Program* The Calm After the Year-End Storm: Q1 Strategies for a Successful Year

    Feb 10, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Grants.gov Virtual Tour

    Tuesday, February 14 2:00pm-3:00pm EST
    Waldorf, Maryland | Webinar

    Learn how to register and search on grants.gov, the federal government website where agencies post funding opportunities. Join us in the branch or from the comforts of your home or office. 

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning @ Impact Hub DC

    Feb 15, 2017 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

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

    *Special Program* Board Engagement for Fundraising Success

    Feb 16, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Your Nonprofit's Mission (Aligning Your Nonprofit’s Values, Culture, and Way Forward)

    Feb 16, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    How a nonprofit interprets its mission has lasting impacts on its stakeholders, from clients to volunteers to staff.  It is important for nonprofits to interpret their missions with input from their stakeholders, in order to ensure that everyone understands their role within the organization and clients feel confident that services are framed around their needs.  But different stakeholders have different interests and concerns. What are some steps nonprofits can take when seeking to share their mission with these different stakeholder groups?  Join us for a webinar on February 16, 2017 as Stephanie Arcella and Bix Gabriel of Take Two Services Inc. share how to align your nonprofit’s value, culture, and plans for the future.

    FOUNDATION CENTER CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

    Feb 20, 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 Corporate Giving

    Feb 22, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Feb 22, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Feb 23, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm  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.  

    Expanding Opportunity: Social Justice Funding in the Bay Area

    Feb 23, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm  ET
    Livestream

    How are local funders supporting grassroots organizations in our own backyard?

    Accessing and Understanding U.S. Census Bureau Data

    Friday, February 24 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Frederick, Maryland | In-person

    Nesreen Khashan from the U.S. Census Bureau will share updates and changes to the Bureau's website.

    Foundation Grants for Education

    Saturday, February 25 11:00am-12:00pm EST
    Abingdon, Virginia | In-person

    Using FGTIO, GrantSpace and the FC website to assist parents and students looking for financial aid to attend college, secondary schools and private schools.

    Will Stein, Reference Librarian

    Creating a Fundraising Board

    Feb 28, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Is your nonprofit struggling to secure donations from your board of directors?  Are you having a tough time getting them to open doors to potential donors, funders, and partners?  Then join us for this highly practical, tactical workshop where expert fundraiser Darian Rodriguez Heyman shares concrete tips and tools designed to help your organization get more dollars in the door.  Learn how to engage your board in a process that clarifies exactly what’s expected of each member and how your team can support board member fundraising efforts.  Don’t miss this unique opportunity to usher in the next chapter for your nonprofit!