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Introduction to Finding Grants

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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.

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Introduction to Corporate Giving 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.

Grantseeking Basics for Individuals in the Arts Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

An overview of the funding research process for individuals working in the arts, including visual and performing artists, creative writers, filmmakers, etc. Topics covered include: who funds individual artists; types of grants available for artists; why grantmakers support artists; and how to find grant

Cómo conseguir apoyo filantrópico para su educación

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

Spanish-language version of Finding Foundation Support for Your Education.

Guide to Fiscal Sponsorship

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

A detailed look at how individual grantseekers can affiliate with an organization to increase their chances for receiving funding.

Demystifying the 990-PF

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

Learn how to get the most out of a private foundation's Form 990-PF.

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How to Contact Grantmakers & Get Results

Jun 20, 2011  

Marilyn Hoyt, nonprofit executive, consultant, and trainer, and Meghan Mucklow Pietrantonio, grants manager for SunTrust Bank's Foundations & Endowments Specialty Practice, answer questions about the right and wrong ways to approach grantmakers during all stages of the funding request process.

Applications Not Accepted: Get on Their Radar

Apr 25, 2011  

Foundation Center president Bradford Smith and grant writing consultant Pamela Grow answer your questions on how to approach foundations that do not accept unsolicited proposals.

Shaking the Money Tree for Film and Video Fundraising

Oct 06, 2011  

Veteran consultant and writer Morrie Warshawski, and his daughter, Leah, a filmmaker, answer questions about raising funds for film and video projects.

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Introduction to Corporate Giving

Jan 18, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Washington, District of Columbia | In-person
Free

Advanced Grantseeking Using Foundation Directory Online

Jan 18, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

Get your grantseeking in gear!! Bring your computer and learn the best ways to enhance your grantseeking using Foundation Directory Online and other essential tools.

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Introduction to Finding Grants

Jan 23, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

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.

Free

Finding Scholarships for College or Graduate School

Jan 24, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rocky River, Ohio | In-person

Come to this special evening class and learn about finding scholarships using Foundation Center and other local resources.

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Strategic Partnerships for Nonprofits Workshop

Jan 25, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

This workshop will provide leaders an opportunity to learn about the various types of partnerships and their implications, learn a successful process for selecting and implementing the appropriate type of partnership and determining the appropriate partner, and discuss the challenges, best practices and lessons learned associated with developing or implementing non-profit partnerships- from consultants and legal counsel, leaders who completed major partnerships, and funders.

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Foundation Directory Online

90% of U.S. foundations don't have websites. To win grants, you need the most up-to-date, complete information you can get about grantmakers and the grants they've made. Put our powerful search tools and comprehensive database of 140,000+ funders to work for your project, organization, or client. 

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The Foundation Center's Guide to Proposal Writing, 6th Edition

The newest edition of our most popular Guide, with grantmaker perspectives on the latest trends in reviewing proposals.

$39.95