Join Foundation Center West and a panel of funders as we address how philanthropy is working to address persisting challenges for LGBTQ people and communities.
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.
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
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!
Learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence!
In this session you will identify and learn to appreciate your unique set of talents, and how to capitalize on them to create more rapid individual and organizational growth.
Leaders are searching for new ways to involve important stakeholders in advocacy. Learn how to connect your clients, communities, and their stories to your work to effect greater policy change.
This session explores some key principles that influence behavior – and how fundraisers can apply those principles to donors.
When grant application guidelines don't ask you for something that you know is important, what should you do? Learn how to identify and anticipate a funder’s needs when preparing a proposal.
Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders.
Discover what resources we offer and learn about Foundation Directory Online.
Social change brands are a powerful expression of an organization’s mission and values. Learn how to translate a clearly-defined brand strategy into effective online experiences to increase organizational cohesion, capacity, and impact.
Join leaders and colleagues from San Francisco’s non-profit sector for Giving USA Review of Results and Analysis: A National Perspective and A Bay Area Perspective.
Join Kim Klein, internationally known fundraising trainer and author of Fundraising for Social Change for an engaging conversation on the latest edition.
Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization’s support.
Grantwriters Anxiety Support Program (GASP) - Getting From Here to There: Career Pathways for Development Professionals in Institutional Giving
Join us for an engaging conversation with institutional giving professionals including a director of institutional giving, a corporate grantmaker, a foundation program officer, and a consultant who has experience in all aspects of the biz.