Training Details

Produced by Foundation Center Midwest



eLearning at Foundation Center


Learn the steps that organizations can take to bring in their first dollars and begin to fundraise for their future, including:

  • Identify early donor prospects to present your "elevator speech" or case statement.
  • Self-assess the readiness of your organization to fundraise
  • Recognize key factors to consider when pursuing charitable contributions, earned income, and government funding
  • Review the advantages and challenges of each potential funding source.

Handouts: Slides

All parts in Foundation Center's Webinar Series for Nonprofit Startup Organizations:

Intended Audience

Fundraising & development staff
Nonprofit startups


Tom O'Brien Program Director Neighborhood Connections, The Cleveland Foundation View Bio

Published Monday, February 18, 2008

Topic(s) Fundraising Starting a Nonprofit