Find Foundation/Corporate Donors
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.
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
Spanish-language version of Finding Foundation Support for Your Education.
A detailed look at how individual grantseekers can affiliate with an organization to increase their chances for receiving funding.
Learn how to get the most out of a private foundation's Form 990-PF.
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.
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.
Veteran consultant and writer Morrie Warshawski, and his daughter, Leah, a filmmaker, answer questions about raising funds for film and video projects.
Join us in Washington DC for our newly enhanced Boot Camp experience! In addition to learning from our expert trainers, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with fundraising experts from the field during a panel discussion on the final day. Hear how they’re putting the skills you’ve learned to work in their fundraising efforts.
Naturally, a nonprofit needs a strong corporate governance structure to meet legal and ethical standards and avoid scandals. In addition, strong governance can help a nonprofit grow, increase fundraising and attract directors. In order to build a strong governance structure, nonprofit leaders must understand the basics of corporate governance and then tailor a structure to fit the needs of the particular nonprofit.
Join us in New York City for our newly enhanced Boot Camp experience! In addition to learning from our expert trainers, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with fundraising experts from the field during a panel discussion on the final day.
This three-day project-based immersion course focuses on the essential knowledge and skills fundraisers need to develop effective foundation proposals. Participants will become familiar with the key components of a competitive grant proposal to a foundation and learn best practices for developing a well-organized budget and a targeted list of foundation funding prospects. Participants will be encouraged to approach their proposal from the funder’s perspective and to think critically about what makes a compelling pitch.
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.
The newest edition of our most popular Guide, with grantmaker perspectives on the latest trends in reviewing proposals.