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November 2017

    Building a Results-Based Board

    Nov 1, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  PT
    Livestream

    Learn how to move your board from the reporting and activity mode of operation to a results-based approach that is informed and inspired by purpose.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Nov 1, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 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 Corporate Giving

    Nov 1, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Is your organization ready to seek corporate support?

    *Special Program* Everyone's a Fundraiser

    Nov 2, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Doing Good Better in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

    Nov 2, 2017 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm  ET
    Livestream

    Join us as we talk about diversity, equity and inclusion, and “how we do good, better today and into the future”, with Floyd Mills, Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for The Council on Foundations. This special event is part of a celebration of Foundation Center Midwest's 40 years of service and promotion of philanthropy and impact in Cleveland, Ohio, and across the region.

    Getting Mobile-Ready for Year-End Fundraising

    Nov 7, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Is your fundraising strategy keeping up with our mobile age? Join us on November 1st to learn some practical tips for integrating mobile-friendly practices into your year-end fundraising campaigns and beyond.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Nov 7, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  ET
    Rockville, Maryland | In-person

    *Special Program* How to Build a Strong Individual Giving Program from Annual Fund to Major Gifts

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

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Nov 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 Finding Grants

    Nov 8, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm  ET
    Hagerstown, Maryland | 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

    Nov 9, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

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

    How To Find and Win Technology Funding

    Nov 9, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Are you dreaming of upgrading your nonprofit’s software or hardware, but there just isn’t room for it in your operating budget? Join this upcoming webinar to learn how to find and win technology grants.

    Collaborate for Change: The Future of Philanthropy

    Nov 15, 2017 9:30 am - 4:00 pm  ET
    Livestream

    Join us for a full day of sessions for nonprofits, funders, and changemakers in the social sector to connect and learn about impactful partnerships.

    *Special Program* Telling Your Nonprofit Story: Creative Communications Strategies

    Nov 15, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    *Special Program* Make a Move on Major Gifts: Smart Strategies for Big Results

    Nov 16, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    *Special Program* Make a Move on Major Gifts: Smart Strategies for Big Results

    Nov 16, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Start the New Year Right with Year-Round Donor Engagement

    Nov 16, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    You likely have a end-of-year fundraising campaign plan in place, but have you sufficiently planned to cultivate your supporters year-round, starting in January? Join us on November 16th to learn best practices for building strong relationships with your donors using a year-round communications plan. You’ll leave with practical tips you’ll be able to apply immediately. 

    FOUNDATION CENTER CLOSES AT 1:00 PM

    Nov 22, 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

    Nov 23, 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 Proposal Writing

    Nov 28, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Nov 28, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    Nov 29, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person