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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.

    *Special Program* Earning the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Credential

    Sep 5, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Sep 6, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:30 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.  

    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.

    *Special Program* Is Starting a Nonprofit Right for You?

    Sep 7, 2017 9:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Sep 8, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

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

    Grantseeking Basics for International Organizations

    Sep 13, 2017 9:00 am - 1:00 pm 
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

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

    Is your organization ready to seek corporate support?

    *Special Program* A Social Entrepreneur’s Guide to Business Formation

    Sep 14, 2017 9:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    Sep 15, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Sep 19, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Sep 19, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    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.  

    *Special Program* Legal and Accounting Considerations When Starting a Nonprofit Organization

    Sep 21, 2017 9:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    *Special Program* Networking Night-POSTPONED

    Sep 21, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    *Special Program* Nonprofit Board Development: What You Need to Know to Succeed from the Start

    Sep 22, 2017 9:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    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   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.

    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.