Training Details

Thursday, November 15, 2018

10:00 am - 11:00 am CT

Memorial Library room 231
728 State Street
Madison, WI 53706
Non-UW participants will need to get a day pass to enter Memorial Library. Please present an unexpired government issued photo ID at the entrance to the library to obtain a pass.


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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.

Intended Audience

All levels of experience
Fundraising & development staff
Grant writers


Ellen Jacks, Grants Librarian at the Grants Information Collection, UW-Madison