Training details

Produced by Candid

access_time 18 minutes

attach_money Free


Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to do it.

This introduction to Candid’s core products will help you learn how to leverage our resources to build visibility, demonstrate credibility, and find funding for your nonprofit.

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Use the following bookmarks to jump to sections of the training:


Your Candid nonprofit profile

  • 0:02:38 Use your Candid profile to showcase your organization's work
  • 0:02:46 What is a Candid profile?
  • 0:03:12 Your Candid profile
  • 0:03:39 When your profile tells your story, fundraising becomes easier
  • 0:03:56 Simply earn your seal
  • 0:04:29 Optimize your fundraising efforts in a few clicks
  • 0:05:01 Seal holder profiles help you attract donors
  • 0:05:40 Our partners
  • 0:06:56 Bring your story to life with Seals of Transparency

Demographics via Candid

  • 0:08:31 Demographics via Candid (DvC)
  • 0:09:45 Share your demographic data one time
  • 0:10:03 Benefits to sharing demographics on your profile
  • 0:10:21 Recap of next steps


  • 0:10:55 Fundraising
  • 0:11:02 Find funders with Foundation Directory
  • 0:12:08 Search for funding based on what you do
  • 0:12:40 Find funders who have made grants for work like yours
  • 0:13:18 Research if a funder is a good fit
  • 0:13:36 Connect with funders
  • 0:13:52 Where can you access Foundation Directory?
  • 0:14:57 Removing barriers to funding resources
  • 0:15:31 Foundation Directory recap

Free resources

  • 0:15:45 Build your skills and knowledge with free trainings
  • 0:16:21 Keep up with social sector news
  • 0:16:48 What's next?

Intended audience

  • All levels of experience
  • Board members
  • CEOs, executive directors, upper management
  • Fundraising & development staff
  • Grant writers
  • Grantmaker/funder
  • Individual grantseekers
  • Marketing, communications, external affairs
  • Nonprofit startups
  • Program directors and staff

Published Friday, May 19, 2023