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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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Grantseeking Basics in Spanish: Principios de la búsqueda de fondos

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

Este curso introductorio presenta una orientación al campo de la recaudación de fondos filantrópicos y demuestra cómo identificar posibles fuentes de apoyo.

Introduction to Finding Grants 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.

Introduction to Finding Grants Online

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

This online course is self-paced and includes video, graphics, and interactive quizzes. Compatible with updated versions of all browsers and mobile-friendly!

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

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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 Finding Grants

May 23, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Roswell, Georgia | In-person
Free

Introduction to Corporate Giving

May 24, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Washington, District of Columbia | In-person
Free

Introduction To Finding Grants

May 30, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar

re 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

Proposal Writing Boot Camp

Jun 5, 2018, 9:00 am - Jun 7, 2018 4:00 pm
San Francisco, California | In-person

This three-day immersion course focuses on the essential knowledge and skills fundraisers need to become effective proposal writers: using a program/project logic model to craft the proposal narrative, researching foundation funding sources, planning your approach to institutional grantmakers, understanding the components of a project budget, and writing sections of the proposal and letter of inquiry. Join us for

$695

Foundation Center Orientation: Introduction to Fundraising Resources & Databases

Jun 5, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
New York, New York | In-person
Free

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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