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Estimated time to complete this course is 1 hour

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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

Additional Information

It takes most people an hour or less to complete this course.

How to Start Your Self-Paced Learning Course

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You will have access to the course for 7 days after enrollment. The course fee entitles purchaser to one computer log-in which cannot be shared. In addition, no refunds, transfers or credits will be issued.

Intended Audience

Beginner
Fundraising & development staff
Grant writers