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June 2017

    Beyond Marriage Equality: What’s Next in Funding LGBTQ Issues?

    Jun 1, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    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.

    Emerging Development Professionals Leadership Circle (Registration Closed)

    Jun 2, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am  PT
    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 6, 2017 9:00 am - Jun 8, 2017   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 7, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    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!

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Jun 14, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence!

    Understanding What Makes YOU a Great Leader

    Jun 15, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    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.

    Driving Collective Action: Strategies for Community Engagement

    Jun 15, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    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.

    AFP Broadcast - Using Neuroscience to Improve Your Fundraising

    Jun 20, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    This session explores some key principles that influence behavior – and how fundraisers can apply those principles to donors.

    Anticipating Funders' Needs

    Jun 20, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    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.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Jun 21, 2017 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.

    Foundation Center Orientation & Introduction to Foundation Directory Online

    Jun 22, 2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

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

    Social Change Branding in the Digital Age

    Jun 22, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    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.

    Giving USA Review of Results and Analysis: A National Perspective and A Bay Area Perspective

    Jun 23, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  PT
    San Francisco In-person

    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.

    Book Talk: Fundraising for Social Change

    Jun 27, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    Join Kim Klein, internationally known fundraising trainer and author of Fundraising for Social Change for an engaging conversation on the latest edition.

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning @ San Francisco Public Library

    Jun 27, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am 
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    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

    Jun 27, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    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.