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Introduction to Finding Grants

00:29:55

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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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 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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Introduction to Finding Grants

Apr 27, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Laurel, Maryland | In-person
Free

Coffee and Conversation: Burton D. Morgan Foundation

Apr 28, 2017, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

Come and meet Treye Johnson, Program Officer of Burton D Morgan Foundation, and learn about the Foundation's support of entrepreneurship past and present. 

           

     

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Visualize Funding Data: Basic Tips For Using Foundation Maps

Apr 28, 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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.

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Introduction to Corporate Giving

Apr 28, 2017, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Washington, District of Columbia | In-person
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Riverhead Free Library Saturday fundraising workshop: How to Write a Grant Proposal

Apr 29, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Riverhead, New York | In-person

Learn how to write a standard proposal to a foundation. 

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