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Training Course

Introduction to Finding Grants

Free
In-person
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: 

Self-paced eLearning and live webinar versions qualify for 1.25 CFRE education credits.

 

Online Classes

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!

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.

Upcoming Course Dates

Friday March 24, 2017 — Waldorf, MD
In-person
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Friday April 07, 2017 — Modesto, CA
In-person
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Monday April 10, 2017 — Cincinnati, OH
In-person
10:00am - 12:00pm
Monday April 10, 2017 — Bristol, PA
In-person
10:00am - 11:30am
Wednesday April 12, 2017
Webinar
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Friday April 14, 2017 — Denver, CO
In-person
10:30am - 12:00pm
Thursday April 27, 2017 — Laurel, MD
In-person
11:00am - 1:00pm
Tuesday May 09, 2017 — Bend, OR
In-person
10:30am - 12:00pm
Wednesday May 10, 2017 — Atlanta, GA
In-person
11:00am - 12:30pm
Wednesday May 17, 2017
Webinar
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Monday July 24, 2017 — Tampa, FL
In-person
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday September 20, 2017
Webinar
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Wednesday December 06, 2017
Webinar
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Training Event Calendar

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»