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August 2017

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Tuesday, August 01 9:00am-10:00am EST
    Boca Raton, Florida | 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.

    Nonprofits and Taxes: Are You Off The Hook?

    Aug 1, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    This presentation will cover many of the frequently-asked BOE compliance questions for nonprofit and exempt organizations.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Aug 1, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn more about the fundamentals of crafting an effective grant proposal.

    *Special Program* Measure It! Turning Data into Dollars

    Aug 1, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Measure It! Turning Data into Dollars

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Aug 2, 2017 9:30 am - 11:30 am  ET
    Charlotte, North Carolina | 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.

    *Special Program* Tapping into the Social Capital of Civic-Minded Seniors

    Aug 2, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Measure It! Turning Data into Dollars

    New York Library Orientation

    Aug 2, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    New York In-person

    Attend our New York Library Orientation and receive an introduction to Foundation Center’s activities and the resources of our New York Library.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Aug 2, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes!

    Online Storytelling for Nonprofits: The Four-Week Course (Week One)

    Aug 3, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    In a hands-on class, create a vividly developed, ready-to-implement storytelling strategy that reaches across all of your online communications channels, along with a content calendar for the next 6-12 months, and a clear dashboard of your key performance indicators.

    Board Development Series: Board Mechanics 101

    Aug 3, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am 
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    The 5 Unexpected Social Media Strategies Non-Profits Can Learn from Corporations

    Aug 3, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    Join Aidan Lukomnik, head of Hotwire:Impact, and Sahana Jayaraman, head of the Digital Brand Lab at Hotwire PR, for a discussion on strategies that non-profits can use to create their own successful social media programs.

    Maximizing Online Donations

    Aug 3, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Giving online and by email increased by 20-25 percent in 2015 and 2016. Was your organization part of that surge? If not, increase your digital presence with these tips and tools designed to help you double your online giving in just two months. 

    Emerging Development Professionals Leadership Circle

    Aug 4, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am  PT
    In-person

    The Emerging Professionals Leadership Circle is a monthly peer group meeting of new development professionals of small organizations, to share challenges and strategies for personal and organizational success. In an informal, roundtable format, you will have an opportunity to share your insights, gain practical solutions, and alleviate any on-the-job isolation or stress that you might experience. 

    50/50 Mix: Find Great Grants With Foundation Directory Online and Foundation Maps

    Aug 4, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Foundation Directory Online Professional and Foundation Maps are easy-to-use data tools to help nonprofits find great grants. 

    Advanced Grantseeking for Foundation and Government Grants

    Aug 8, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  ET
    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.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Aug 8, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | 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.  

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Aug 8, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Are you looking for grants? Discover what funders want in nonprofits seeking grants (It may surprise you) and how to find potential funders.  

    Basic Tips For Using Foundation Directory Online Professional

    Aug 8, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
    New York In-person

    Learn how to use Foundation Directory Online Professional

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Tuesday, August 08 4:00pm- 5:00pm EST
    Old Fort, North Carolina | In-person

    Are you new to the field of grantseeking?  

    Special Program: Common Governance Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    Aug 9, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn how to navigate the most common issues that arise with nonprofit boards and governance.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Aug 9, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    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.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Aug 9, 2017 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  ET
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization’s support.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Aug 9, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    This introductory class will provide you the basic steps for developing a fundraising plan.

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Aug 9, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence!

    Online Storytelling for Nonprofits: The Four-Week Course (Week Two)

    Aug 10, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    In a hands-on class, create a vividly developed, ready-to-implement storytelling strategy that reaches across all of your online communications channels, along with a content calendar for the next 6-12 months, and a clear dashboard of your key performance indicators.

    Board Development Series: The "F" Word: Fundraising!

    Aug 10, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am 
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Aug 10, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn more about generating a standard project budget for a foundation proposal.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Friday, August 11 3:00pm-4:00pm EST
    Marion, North Carolina | In-person

    Are you new to the field of grantseeking?

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Tuesday, August 15 4:00pm-5:00pm EST
    Old Fort, North Carolina | In-person

    Ideal for those new to grant proposal writing or in need of a quick refresher. 

    Creating a Monthly Giving Program for Nonprofits

    Tuesday, August 15 5:00pm-7:00pm PST
    Las Vegas, Nevada | In-person

    Planning and implementing a monthly giving program for nonprofits.

    AFP Broadcast - Mission Possible: Get in the Door and Get What You Came For

    Aug 16, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    From getting the visit to getting the gift, this step-by-step talk will outline what you need to do to make effective use of your time on donor visits, and eventually get the gift you came for.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Wednesday, August 16 10:00am-11:00am EST
    West Palm Beach, Florida | 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 Finding Grants

    Wednesday, August 16 6:15pm-8:15pm EST
    Cincinnati, Ohio | In-person

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

    Online Storytelling for Nonprofits: The Four-Week Course (Week Three)

    Aug 17, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    In a hands-on class, create a vividly developed, ready-to-implement storytelling strategy that reaches across all of your online communications channels, along with a content calendar for the next 6-12 months, and a clear dashboard of your key performance indicators.

    Grants Professionals Association Meeting: "Crafting a Compelling Grant Proposal in 25 Words or Less"

    Aug 17, 2017 11:30 am - 1:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Come to this Grants Professionals Association Meeting and hear a presentation by Lauren Steiner and Dana Textoris of Grants Plus.

    Coffee and Conversation: Nonprofit Advocacy

    Aug 18, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    How does an organization begin to get involved in advocacy? What are the do's and don'ts? What are the best and most effective ways for nonprofits to advocate for their causes?  Join nonprofit and foundation representatives for a lively discussion of nonprofit advocacy today.

               

         

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Friday, August 18 3:00pm-4:00pm EST
    Marion, North Carolina | In-person

    Ideal for those new to grant proposal writing or in need of a quick refresher.

    FDO Community Workshop

    Tuesday, August 22 10:00am-11:00am EST
    Upland, Indiana | In-person

    Free community workshop regarding how to access and use the Funding Information Network resources available through Taylor University.

    Planned Giving: Accepting and Attracting Donations

    Aug 22, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    Nonprofits can benefit from understanding and attracting planned giving.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Aug 22, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Aug 22, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Upgrade Your Partnerships: Tips for Nonprofit Collaboration

    Aug 22, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Do you depend on another organization to help you fulfill your mission? When a one-time favor becomes a recurring event, it's time to make the relationship more formal, but it needn't be complex or time consuming. Learn how to form and formalize successful nonprofit partnerships with this webinar.

    Proposal Writing Accelerator: Take Your Proposal to the Next Level and Get on the Fast Track to Funding Success!

    Aug 23, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm 
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Special Program: Launching or Strengthening a Major Gifts Program: What to Consider

    Aug 23, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn the essentials of building your organization's major gifts program.

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    Aug 23, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn more about accessing corporate support for your organization.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Wednesday, August 23 6:15pm-8:15pm EST
    Cincinnati, Ohio | In-person

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

    Tell a More Compelling Story

    Aug 24, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    Learn how to discuss the impact and value your work creates for the community you serve.

    Online Storytelling for Nonprofits: The Four-Week Course (Week Four)

    Aug 24, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    In a hands-on class, create a vividly developed, ready-to-implement storytelling strategy that reaches across all of your online communications channels, along with a content calendar for the next 6-12 months, and a clear dashboard of your key performance indicators.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Aug 24, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization’s support.

    Major Gift Magic: Data + Donors = Dollars

    Aug 24, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Positioning Research in Grant Proposals: Using Data to Make Your Case

    Thursday, August 24 2:00pm-4:00pm EST
    Boca Raton, Florida | In-person

    Strategic use of data can reinforce and create a strong foundation for a proposal and can be a major determining factor in securing funding. We’ll discuss how to craft a compelling needs statement, and where to find current, reliable data.

    Presented by Jayme Bosio and Liz Locke, Palm Beach County Library System

    Visualize Funding Data: Basic Tips For Using Foundation Maps

    Aug 24, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Foundation Maps Professional is Foundation Center's premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world. Attend our New York Library Orientation on Using Foundation Maps and learn basic ways to use this interactive mapping tool.

    *Special Program* Happy Hour: Contacts and Cocktails

    Aug 24, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm  ET
    Washington , District of Columbia | In-person

    Laying the Groundwork for Data Driven Success

    Friday, August 25 9:00am-12:00pm EST
    La Plata, Maryland | In-person

    When applying for a grant, statistics give you the ability to tell your story with insight, credibility and creativity. By attending this workshop, you will gain a practical understanding of key U.S. Census data sources essential for grant research and how to access and use them.

    https://www.ccplonline.org/tempDocs/2017_grant.pdf

    Introduction to Proposal Writing and Project Budgeting

    Aug 25, 2017 10:30 am - 3:00 pm  ET
    Akron, Ohio | In-person

    Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes sponsored by  Ohio Health Sciences Library Association (OHSLA), along with an intensive review of the essentials of project budgeting.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Monday, August 28 6:30pm-8:00pm EST
    Tampa, Florida | In-person

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

    *Special Program* Harnessing the Power of Design Thinking for Nonprofits

    Aug 29, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Harnessing the Power of Design Thinking for Nonprofits

    Census Data for Grant Writers

    Tuesday, August 29 2.00pm-4.00pm PST
    Fremont, California | In-person

    Are you looking for data for your grant? Before you write your proposal find out what supportive data should go into your Needs Statement

    New York Library Orientation: Scholarship Resources

    Aug 29, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
    New York, New York | In-person

    Learn about library resources, including how to use Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, for seeking scholarships for higher education. 

    Introduction To Proposal Writing-Charlotte, NC

    Aug 30, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Charlotte, North Carolina | In-person

    Learn the basics of writing a proposal for your nonprofit organization, including executive summary, program description, program budgeting and more. Register required.

    How to Apply to the Creative Work Fund: Funding for Artists

    Aug 30, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  PT
    Webinar

    Representatives of nonprofit organizations and individual artists interested in learning how to apply to the Creative Work Fund for its 2018 cycle are invited to attend this informational webinar. The director of the Creative Work Fund will describe guidelines, the grantmaking process and respond to questions from potential applicants.

    Introduction to Corporate Giving

    Aug 30, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    How to Apply to the Creative Work Fund: Funding for Artists (California)

    Aug 30, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Representatives of nonprofit organizations and individual artists interested in learning how to apply to the Creative Work Fund for its 2018 cycle are invited to attend this informational webinar. The director of the Creative Work Fund will describe guidelines, the grantmaking process and respond to questions from potential applicants.

    Proposal Writing Workshop

    Aug 31, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    Using group exercises, case studies, and the participant’s own proposal outline, the Proposal Writing Workshop will help participants understand the components of a competitive grant proposal, discover what grantmakers consider “red flags,” and learn how to cultivate potential institutional donors. 

    Polk Grants Alliance

    Thursday, August 31 9:30am-11:30am EST
    Bartow, Florida | In-person

    The Polk Grants Alliance will meet to see the changes to the Foundation Directory Online, and how this will affect searching for grant providers!

    Pathway to Funding With Project Management

    Aug 31, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

    This session will explain, in simple terms and with real examples, what it takes to plan and execute the type of projects most of us deal with in the social sector.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Aug 31, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm  ET
    Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

    Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization’s base of support.