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June 2018

    SOLD OUT! Emerging Development Professionals Leadership Circle

    Jun 1, 2018 9:30 am - 11:00 am  PT
    San Francisco 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. 

    Proposal Writing Boot Camp

    Jun 5, 2018 9:00 am - Jun 7, 2018   PT 4:00 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    This three-day immersion course focuses on the essential knowledge and skills fundraisers need to become effective proposal writers: using a program/project logic model to craft the proposal narrative, researching foundation funding sources, planning your approach to institutional grantmakers, understanding the components of a project budget, and writing sections of the proposal and letter of inquiry. Join us for

    Introduction To Proposal Writing

    Jun 6, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET

    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!

    Foundation Center Orientation & Introduction to Foundation Directory Online (FDO)

    Jun 13, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    Discover what resources we offer and learn about Foundation Directory Online (FDO).

    Introduction To Project Budgets

    Jun 13, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET

    Are you ready to start fundraising for your project or idea, but don’t know what and how much to ask for?  If preparing a budget for your foundation grant is holding you back, come learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence.

    Creating Visually Exciting Grant Proposals

    Jun 14, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET

    Grant proposals can be mundane and boring. But there are simple ways to make your ask visually beautiful, compelling, and exciting. We share the top five. 

    Happier at Work: Creating a Positive Work Dynamic

    Jun 19, 2018 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  PT
    San Francisco In-person

    In this session you will explore your top five natural strengths and the appreciative inquiry method, as well as learn how to deploy them to create a more positive work experience. 

    Introduction to Finding Grants @ The San Francisco Public Library

    Jun 19, 2018 10:00 am - 11:30 am  PT
    San Francisco, California | 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 Corporate Giving

    Jun 20, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET

    Corporate grantmakers are different from traditional foundations in many ways. Is your organization ready to seek corporate support?

    Designing for Online Engagement: How to Build Your Website with Brand Strategy

    Jun 21, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET

    What is brand strategy? How does it influence design and content online? How do you integrate it into your website? Get strategic insights and practical ideas for creating a site that engages your audience.

    14th Annual Hood & Strong University

    Jun 26, 2018 8:30 am - 12:00 pm  PT
    San Francisco In-person

    This seminar will focus on key topics that impact the not-for-profit industry, including relevant accounting, audit and tax updates.

    Introduction To Fundraising Planning

    Jun 27, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET

    Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success.

    How Pro Bono Can Help Fuel Your Mission

    Jun 28, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 

    Gain vital insight into the reasons corporations invest in pro bono projects and how to build purposeful partnerships that fuel your mission through key relationships and mission alignment.