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November 2017

    Building a Results-Based Board

    Nov 1, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  PT
    Livestream

    Learn how to move your board from the reporting and activity mode of operation to a results-based approach that is informed and inspired by purpose.

    Nonprofit Navigator: How To Write Winning Proposals

    Wednesday, November 01 1:30pm-3:00pm MST
    Phoenix, Arizona | 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!

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

    • The basic elements of a proposal
    • The “do’s” and “don’ts” of writing and submitting a proposal
    • How to follow up whether the answer is yes or no
    • 30-minute hands-on exercise to develop a proposal outline

    Prior attendance, How to Develop a Fundraising Plan is strongly recommended.

    Presented by Jeremiah Smith, Nonprofit Professional

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Thursday, November 02 10:30am-12:00pm EST
    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania | In-person

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

    Guest Speaker Chad Barger, CFRE
    Fundraising Productivity Strategist & Director of the Cultural Enrichment Fund

    Doing Good Better in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

    Nov 2, 2017 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm  ET
    Livestream

    Join us as we talk about diversity, equity and inclusion, and “how we do good, better today and into the future”, with Floyd Mills, Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for The Council on Foundations. This special event is part of a celebration of Foundation Center Midwest's 40 years of service and promotion of philanthropy and impact in Cleveland, Ohio, and across the region.

    Grantmaking - Behind the Scenes: a Meet the Grantmakers event

    Friday, November 03 9:00am-11:30am EST
    Exton, Pennsylvania | In-person

    Join us to hear about the grantmaking process from both sides in this Meet the Grantmakers event!

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Saturday, November 04 9:30am-11:00am EST
    Youngstown, Ohio | In-person

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

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Monday, November 06 6:00pm-7:00pm EST
    Waldorf, Maryland | In-person

    This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. Learn the do's and don'ts of writing and submitting a proposal and how to follow up whether the answer is yes or no.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Nov 7, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  ET
    Rockville, Maryland | In-person

    Ribbon Cutting & Foundation Directory Online Training

    Wednesday, November 08 11:00am-12:00pm EST
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida | In-person

    The Florida Association of Nonprofits is the latest Foundation Center Funding Information Network Partner in Florida, providing access to the Foundation Center Funders Database and training on its use.

    How to Start a Nonprofit

    Wednesday, November 08 1:00pm-2:30pm EST
    Hagerstown, Maryland | In-person

    Participants will learn about the pros and cons of being a nonprofit and the process and costs involved.

    So You Think You Want to Start a Nonprofit?

    Wednesday, November 08 2:00pm-4:00pm EST
    Annapolis, Maryland | In-person

    Bring your ideas and questions to this seminar, where you will learn more about the pros and cons of being a nonprofit. 

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Nov 8, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm  ET
    Hagerstown, Maryland | 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.  

    Starting a Nonprofit Organization in Pennsylvania

    Monday, November 13 10:00am-11:30am EST
    Bristol, Pennsylvania | In-person

    This class will provide you with a basic blueprint, covering the keys steps needed to start your organization.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Monday, November 13 10:15am-12:15pm EST
    Virginia Beach, Virginia | In-person

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

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Monday, November 13 6:00pm-8:00pm EST
    Milford, Ohio | In-person

    Learn about the first steps in grant seeking and get an overview of the Foundation Directory Online.

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Nov 14, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am  ET
    Toledo, Ohio | In-person

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

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Tuesday, November 14 12:00pm-1:00pm EST
    Erie, Pennsylvania | In-person

    Learn how to create a fundraising plan for your nonprofit. 

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Wednesday, November 15 10:00am-11:30am EST
    Bristol, Pennsylvania | In-person

    Join us to learn how to use the recently updated Foundation Directory Online, the premier foundation funding research tool.

    Perfecting the Pitch

    Wednesday, November 15 11:00am-12:00pm PST
    Pleasant Hill, California | Webinar

    Join this webinar and learn the many ways you can perfect your pitch! 

    Finding Scholarships for College or Graduate School with College Now

    Nov 15, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm  ET
    Brecksville, Ohio | In-person

    Come to this special class at Cuyahoga Valley Career Center and learn about finding scholarships using Foundation Center, College Now, and other resources.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Thursday, November 16 12:00pm-1:00pm EST
    Charleston, South Carolina | In-person

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

    Finding funders for your nonprofit: it's all about the match

    Thursday, November 16 1:00pm-2:30pm PST
    Bellingham, Washington | In-person

     Learn how to use the Foundation Directory Online (FDO) to find grant money for your nonprofit.

    How to Acquire 501©3 Nonprofit Tax Exempt Status

    Friday, November 17 10:00am-12:00pm CST
    Springfield, Illinois | In-person

    This workshop will provide step-by-step guidance for incorporating as a not-for-profit with tax exempt status. Marcia Dean from Community Development will be speaking.

    Before you seek a grant : Checklist for Nonprofits

    Friday, November 17 1:30pm-2:30pm EST
    Mahopac, New York | In-person

    Learn the characteristics of effective nonprofits and assess whether yours is ready for foundation fundraising.

    Using the NEW Foundation Directory Online

    Tuesday, November 21 2:00pm-4:00pm PST
    Las Vegas, Nevada | In-person

    An introduction to searching the newly revised Foundation Directory Online funding database.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Tuesday, November 21 7:00pm-9:00pm MST
    Salt Lake City, Utah | In-person

    In this workshop you'll learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants for your nonprofit, so you can focus on your organization's mission. 

    Building a Strong Major Gifts Program

    Wednesday, November 29 11:30am-1:30pm PST
    Pleasant Hill , California | In-person

    Join Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at John F. Kennedy University to learn strategies that will help you practice and enhance your fundraising skills. Attendees of this lunch and learn event will gain insights that will help them build strong gift teams and develop programs to enhance fundraising efforts and outcomes.

    Reserve your seat today! 

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Nov 29, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  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.