Training Details

Thursday, October 11, 2018

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm PT

Bellingham Public Library
210 Central Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225

Free

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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.

Note: This orientation is not intended for individuals seeking grants for their own use. Please refer to our Knowledge Base articles for Individual Grantseekers.

Self-paced learning qualifies for 1.5 CFRE points. Live webinar version qualifies for 1 CFRE point.

Qualifies for
1 to 1.5 CFRE points

This event is organized by a Funding Information Network partner.

Additional Information

Learn how to use the newly redesigned Foundation Directory Online (FDO) to find grant money for your nonprofit. FDO is a searchable collection of profiles of 140,000 grantmakers and foundations. You can create searches to find grantmakers who care about the services your nonprofit provides and the populations you serve. Class includes hands-on practice.

Funded by the Funded by the Whatcom Community Foundation.

Intended Audience

Beginner
Fundraising & development staff
Grant writers