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calendar_today Wednesday, March 15, 2023

access_time 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PT

attach_money Free

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Looking for grants for your nonprofit?

Come learn how to use Foundation Directory, the most comprehensive prospect research tool for fundraisers, with over 239,000+ grantmaker profiles. You will learn how to search for grantmakers who have funded organizations working on causes and with communities similar to those you serve.

NOTE: This class is for nonprofit organizations looking for funding. It is not geared to individuals seeking grants. We recommend you take our free one-hour course, Introduction to Finding Grants, before attending.

Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Explain what Foundation Directory is
  • Identify your needs in preparation for searching for potential grantmakers in Foundation Directory
  • Research potential grantmakers using a project-based search in Foundation Directory
  • Evaluate prospects for strong or weak fit using Foundation Directory
  • Identify the options for accessing Foundation Directory
  • Access resources for getting help with Foundation Directory

Additional information

The Philanthropy Institute is presented by the Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance (TVNPA) and Las Positas College (LPC), which is a member of Candid’s Funding Information Network, a consortium of partners that provide local nonprofit communities with access to funding databases, nonprofit trainings, and the opportunity to connect with like-minded social sector professionals.

This class is one of a series being offered through June 2023, which include:

  • Is Starting a Nonprofit Right for You? Jan 11, 2023
  • Introduction to Finding Grants Feb 15, 2023
  • Introduction to FDO Mar 15, 2023
  • Introduction to Proposal Writing Apr 5, 2023
  • Introduction to Project Budgets May 17, 2023
  • Introduction to Corporate Giving Jun 21, 2023

Register here: https://tvnpa.org/programs/the-philanthropy-institute-2023/

Intended audience

  • All levels of experience

Prerequisites

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