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January 2018

    FOUNDATION CENTER CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

    Jan 1, 2018

    Foundation Center will be closed for the holiday, but you can explore GrantSpace and send questions to our Online Librarian team 24/7.  If you would like help in-person or wish to search Foundation Center resources for free, explore our map for nearby Funding Information Network locations with different hours of operation.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Wednesday, January 03 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Cincinnati, Ohio | In-person

    Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders.

    Nonprofit Navigator: How To Find Grants For Your Nonprofit

    Wednesday, January 03 1:30pm-3:00pm MST
    Phoenix, Arizona | In-person

    Are you new to the field of grant-seeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course. 
    Presented by Jeremiah Smith, Nonprofit Professional.

    Grants Research Lab

    Monday, January 08 6:00pm-8:00pm EST
    Cincinnati, Ohio | In-person

    Search the Foundation Center’s Foundation Directory Online in our computer lab.

    Grant Writing Workshop 2-day Course

    Tuesday, January 09 9:00am-4:00pm MST
    Salt Lake City , Utah | In-person

    Join The City Library and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a two-day, beginning workshop on grant writing.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Wednesday, January 10 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Cincinnati, Ohio | In-person

    Learn the basics of writing a grant proposal for your nonprofit.

    3 Ways Nonprofits Can Stand Out and Get Approved for Grant Funding

    Wednesday, January 10 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Rochester, New York | In-person

    Margit Brazda Poirier, M.S. GPC, Owner of Grants4Good LLC will answer the question: How Do we keep growing, serve our mission and keep the doors open?

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Thursday, January 11 9:00am-10:30am CST
    Glen Ellyn, Illinois | 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 workshop.

    Welcome to the New Foundation Directory Online

    Saturday, January 13 3:00pm-4:00pm EST
    Saginaw, Michigan | In-person

    Come to Hoyt Library for an overview of the completely redesigned Foundation Directory Online and a chance to test out the new features for yourself.

    Non-Profit Basics Workshop

    Tuesday, January 16 9:30am-12:30pm EST
    Hudson, Ohio | In-person

    Learn the requirement and essentials of doing business as a Not-For-Profit corporation at a three hour morning workshop. William Glaeser and Bob Labbe of the Akron SCORE office will lead the workshop.  

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Tuesday, January 16 10:15am-12:15pm EST
    Virginia Beach, Virginia | 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.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Tuesday, January 16 2:00pm-4:00pm PST
    Las Vegas, Nevada | In-person

    This newly revised class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.

    Finding and Cultivating Major Gifts Donors

    Thursday, January 18 1:00pm-2:30pm CST
    Paducah, Kentucky | Webinar

    McCracken County Public Library will host a free viewing of a webinar about finding and cultivating major gift donors. The webinar will be presented by Emma Kieran of Pilot Peak Consulting. 

    Cultivate Your Individual Donors: Grant Writing Workshop

    Friday, January 19 9:30am-12:30pm EST
    Greenwich , Connecticut | In-person

    This workshop familiarizes students with the specifics of creation, enhancement, and improvement of that essential relationship between nonprofit organizations and their donors. Judith Margolin is an independent consultant, facilitator, workshop and webinar leader on foundations and grants. 

    Leadership Conversations Series: Fund Development: 10 Tips to Consider

    Jan 23, 2018 9:00 am - 10:30 am  ET
    Ohio | Webinar

    Join Alison Motz and Kathleen Wildman of Ascend Advisors for a key session of this new leadership series, Conversations and hear more about fund development strategies. 

    Before You Seek a Grant: A Checklist for New Nonprofits

    Tuesday, January 23 1:00pm-3:00pm PST
    Modesto, California | In-person

    Before You Seek a Grant: A Checklist for New Nonprofits

    How to Start and Maintain a Nonprofit Organization

    Wednesday, January 24 1:00pm-3:00pm EST
    Baltimore, Maryland | In-person

    How to Start and Maintain a Nonprofit Organization

    Shana Roth-Gormley, Community Law Center

    Fundraising Academy Open House

    Thursday, January 25 12:00pm -1:00pm PST
    Pleasant Hill, California | In-person

    JOIN US FOR THE FUNDRAISING ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE

    Want to enhance your fundraising efforts and develop a successful nonprofit? Join us at our upcoming Fundraising Academy open house, where you’ll learn more about the Fundraising Academy 30-course program and how it will benefit your nonprofit organization. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet with instructors and alumni at this open house event.

    The Fundraising Academy at John F. Kennedy University includes a series of courses that provide the applied knowledge of nonprofit fundraising principles. Increase your capacity to strategically identify opportunities for funding, execute cause-selling techniques, develop major gifts, and organize planned giving.

    Mark your calendar today, and let’s make #philanthropy happen.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning at Lakeland Community College

    Jan 26, 2018 8:00 am - 11:00 am  ET
    Kirtland, Ohio | In-person

    This session provides an overview of the process of strategically thinking through the components of a fundraising plan, with a panel of grantmaking and fundraising experts adding their advice and recommendations for effectiveness.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Saturday, January 27 9:30am-11:00am EST
    Youngstown, Ohio | In-person

    Learn what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders.

    Introduction to Finding Nonprofit Grants

    Saturday, January 27 2:00pm-4:00pm MST
    Salt Lake City, Utah | In-person

    In this workshop you'll learn the most important things you need to know about finding grants for your nonprofit, so you can focus on your organization's mission. 

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Monday, January 29 6:00pm-7:30pm EST
    Waldorf, Maryland | In-person

    Are you ready to start fundraising for your project or idea, but don’t know what and how much to ask for? If preparing a budget for your foundation grant is holding you back, come learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence.

    Standing Up and Speaking Out:Your 501(c)3 Advocacy Rights

    Tuesday, January 30 10:00-12:00pm PST
    Richmond, California | In-person

    Standing up & Speaking Out as a 501(c)3, 

    Toren Lewis, Counsel, Bolder Advocacy Initiative, Alliance for Justice 

    Introduction to Nonprofit Accounting

    Jan 30, 2018 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm  ET
    Charlotte, North Carolina | In-person

    New class! Join Beth Allen, Director, Outsourced Accounting Solutions with Greer Walker of Charlotte.

    Topics covered will include:

    • Role of board members in financial oversight
    • Internal controls for small organizations
    • Understanding financial statements
    • Routine tax reporting requirements
    • Understanding the Form 990 and other fining requirements
    • Key financial and governance policies

    and more! 

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Wednesday, January 31 1:00pm-2:30pm EST
    Melfa, Virginia | In-person

    Attendees will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants followed by a demonstration of the Foundation Directory, now available at the Eastern Shore Public Library.