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Training Course

Introduction to Finding Grants

Free
Classroom
Self-Paced eLearning
Live Webinar
Recorded Webinar
60-90 minutes

Are you new to the field of grantseeking?

Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:

  • Who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations.
  • What do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding.
  • How do you identify potential funders and make the first approach.
  • In-person classes will end with 30 minutes of hands-on, guided online grant research. It is advisable, but not necessary, to bring a laptop/tablet for this portion of the class.

Please Note: 

This course qualifies for 1.5 CFRE Education Credits.

 

Online Classes

Introduction to Finding Grants Webinar

Recorded Webinar
Free

This brief recording captures the key concepts of the course. For more expansive discussion of the topic, we suggest attending a live webinar or in-person session. Note the recording is captioned for individuals with hearing impairments.

Introduction to Finding Grants Online

Self-Paced eLearning
Free

This online course is self-paced and includes video, graphics, and interactive quizzes. Compatible with updated versions of all browsers and mobile-friendly!

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In-Person Training

Attend in-person grantseeker training courses that combine the Foundation Center’s expert advice on grantseeking strategies with writing and research activities that put theory into practice. Learn more and sign up»