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October 2017

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Monday, October 02 6:00pm-7:30pm EST
    Waldorf , Maryland | In-person

    Learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants and approaching funders with requests for financial support.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Tuesday, October 03 1:30pm-4:00pm EST
    Fremont, Michigan | In-person

    Learn the basics of finding grants and identifying potential funders. Presented by Ray Arnett, CFRE.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Tuesday, October 03 6:30pm-8:30pm EST
    Exton, Pennsylvania | In-person

    Attendees will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants including: who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations; what do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding; and how to identify potential funders and make the first approach.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Oct 5, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm  ET
    Laurel, Maryland | In-person

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

    Standing Up and Speaking Out: Your 501(c)3 Advocacy Rights

    Tuesday, October 10 10:00am-12:00pm PST
    Richmond, California | In-person

    Now more than ever, your community is relying on you to stand up for them. If you think your 501(c)(3) public charity status prevents you from advocating for new laws and policies, think again! Whether pushing for quality education, protecting the rights of undocumented immigrants, or demanding safe communities for everyone, you can legally advocate for public policy and community change at every level of government. 

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Wednesday, October 11 2:00pm-4:00pm EST
    Annapolis, Maryland | In-person

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

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Oct 12, 2017 10:00 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.

    Introduction to Finding Grants--POSTPONED

    Oct 12, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 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.  

    New FDO Look

    Friday, October 13 1:30pm-2:30pm EST
    Mahopac , New York | In-person

    Come to our class to get an overview of the new FDO features as well as a chance to ask questions and test it out yourself.

    Grantseeking for the Arts

    Oct 16, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 
    Waldorf, Maryland | In-person

    This class will explore finding money to fund artists and arts programs. In this workshop, you will identify funders supporting individuals working in the arts, as well as touch on grantmaker motivations, and the variety of support options available.

    2-day Grant Writing Workshop

    Tuesday, October 17 9:00am-4:00pm MST
    Salt Lake City, Utah | In-person

    Join the City Library and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a two-day, beginning workshop on grant writing. 

    Applying for Tax Exempt Status

    Tuesday, October 17 2:00pm-4:00pm PST
    Las Vegas, Nevada | In-person

    Learn about applying for tax-exempt status with the IRS.

    Social Media for Nonprofits

    Wednesday, October 18 11:00am-12:00pm PST
    Pleasant Hill, California | Webinar

    Join us for this webinar to learn the many ways to use social media and analytics to drive awareness and boost fundraising efforts in your nonprofit. 

    Hosted by the Sanford Institute for Philanthropy, this exclusive webinar will teach you how to:
    • Build your nonprofit’s brand
    • Promote your organization
    • Effectively reach your target audience

    Register now at sanfordinstituteofphilanthropy.org/smnp. 

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Oct 18, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  ET
    Baltimore, 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.  

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Thursday, October 19 7:00pm-8:30pm CST
    Schaumburg, Illinois | In-person

    Learn how to find funding for your nonprofit organization with Foundation Directory Online. Presented by library staff.

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Oct 20, 2017 10:15 am - 12:15 pm  ET
    Frederick, Maryland | In-person

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Monday, October 23 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.

    What's So Special About Events?

    Tuesday, October 24 10:00am-12:00pm EST
    Warrenton, Virginia | In-person

    Learn how to evaluate and create mission-tied special events for maximum impact and revenue.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning for Nonprofits

    Tuesday, October 24 1:00pm-2:30pm EST
    Mansfield, Ohio | In-person

    Learn the steps for creating a fundraising plan.

    Grant Resources-Ask the Expert

    Tuesday, October 24 2:30pm-3:30pm EST
    Mansfield, Ohio | In-person

    Learn about the various Foundation Center grant databases and get your grant questions answered.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Tuesday, October 24 2:30pm-4:00pm PST
    Bend, Oregon | In-person

    10 tips for nonprofits seeking grants, plus an introduction to searching the Foundation Directory Online and other Deschutes Public Library nonprofit resources.

    Getting Started With Foundation Grants to Individuals

    Tuesday, October 24 7:00pm-8:30pm CST
    Schaumburg, Illinois | In-person

    Learn how to find funding using Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, available on library computers.  Presented by library staff.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Oct 26, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Charlotte, North Carolina | In-person

    Does your organization need help directing its fundraising efforts? Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success.

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

    Thursday, October 26 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.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Friday, October 27 9:00am-10:00am CST
    Glen Ellyn, Illinois | In-person

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

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Saturday, October 28 10:30am-12:30pm EST
    Indianapolis, Indiana | In-person

    This workshop helps young organizations build a case for support and provides an overview of common fundraising types to help in thinking through why and in which ways nonprofit groups might best raise funds.

    Understanding Nonprofit Collaboration

    Saturday, October 28 1:30pm-4:00pm EST
    Indianapolis, Indiana | In-person

    Increasing in prominence as a tool for enhanced efficiency and strengthened service delivery, collaboration’s advantages, disadvantages, potential, and pitfalls must be understood by all savvy nonprofit professionals.

    2017 Philanthropy Summit: Unleashing a Culture of Philanthropy in your Nonprofit

    Tuesday, October 31 8:00am-4:00pm PST
    Pleasant Hill, California | In-person

    At the 2017 Philanthropy Summit, sponsored by the Andeavor Foundation, you will have the opportunity to hear panel discussions and presentations from CCS Fundraising, the Foundation Center, and MarketSmart to acquire the skills and capabilities necessary to establish a more effective and sustainable nonprofit organization.