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Workshop led by a Funding Information Network partner

October 2017

    A Road Map to Culturally Specific Grantseeking

    Oct 3, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    Join Anne Huang and Kevin Seaman for a three-hour interactive workshop to build a culturally competent foundation in which to assess your organization’s grant readiness, gain insight into the funding process, implement a grant strategy, and create dynamic language that reflects your organization's unique practice.

    Foundation Center Orientation & Introduction to the NEW Foundation Directory Online

    Oct 4, 2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

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

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Oct 4, 2017 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!

    Emerging Development Professionals Leadership Circle

    Oct 6, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am  PT

    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. 

    How to Apply to the Creative Work Fund: Funding for Artists

    Oct 10, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  PT

    Representatives of nonprofit organizations and individual artists interested in learning how to apply to the Creative Work Fund for its 2018 cycle are invited to attend this informational webinar. The director of the Creative Work Fund will describe guidelines, the grantmaking process and respond to questions from potential applicants.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Oct 11, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET

    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.

    Do More With Less: Stretch Your Dollar Using Financial Best Practices

    Oct 19, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET

    Are you looking to do the most good with your money? Then join us on October 19th! In this webinar Paul Konigstein will cover three critical types of financial best practices—internal controls, budget creation and monitoring, and financial reporting--and how to tailor them to your organization.

    How's Your Health? An Online Diagnostics Tool for Arts Nonprofits

    Oct 26, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    Zannie Voss, Director of the National Center for Arts Research (NCAR), will share San Francisco specific non-profit trend analysis and walk you through the Dashboard to assess and advance your organization’s health.

    Finish Strong: Maximizing End of Year Fundraising

    Oct 26, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET

    Are you prepared to maximize your end-of-year fundraising campaign? Join us on October 26th to gain practical tips that will make you stand out from the crowd, including strategies for garnering donors’ attention and spurring them to action. 

    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.