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Introduction to Finding Funders

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This session provides an introduction to one of the key online tools for finding funders, Foundation Directory Online Professional.

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Foundation Directory Online

Foundation Directory Online

Gain immediate access to the leading grantseeking database on the web. Updated weekly, it's your most accurate source for funding research.

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How to Contact Grantmakers & Get Results

Megham Pietrantonio
Marilyn Hoyt
Jun 20, 2011  

Marilyn Hoyt, nonprofit executive, consultant, and trainer, and Meghan Mucklow Pietrantonio, grants manager for SunTrust Bank's Foundations & Endowments Specialty Practice, answer questions about the right and wrong ways to approach grantmakers during all stages of the funding request process.

Applications Not Accepted: Get on Their Radar

Pamela Grow
Bradford Smith
Apr 25, 2011  

Foundation Center president Bradford Smith and grant writing consultant Pamela Grow answer your questions on how to approach foundations that do not accept unsolicited proposals.

Shaking the Money Tree for Film and Video Fundraising

Shaking the Money Tree for Film and Video Fundraising [2011-10-06]
Shaking the Money Tree for Film and Video Fundraising [2011-10-06]
Oct 06, 2011  

Veteran consultant and writer Morrie Warshawski, and his daughter, Leah, a filmmaker, answer questions about raising funds for film and video projects.

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Niamani Mutima
May 15, 2012

Philanthropy Chat: Funding Trends for African Issue-based NGOs

00:43:02

Elena Dubas
May 02, 2012

Support for Artists: A Resources Seminar by New York Foundation for the Arts

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Humera Fasihuddin
Mar 23, 2012

Philanthropy Chat: Humera Fasihuddin and Eben Bayer Discuss Social Enterprise

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Grantseeking for Nonprofit Organizations

Self-Paced eLearning  |  $39.95

Helps those working with nonprofit organizations to identify foundations as potential sources of funding.

Grantseeking for Individuals

Self-Paced eLearning  |  $19.95

Prepares individuals to seek out and identify potential sources of foundation support.

Foundations and Their Role in Philanthropy

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

Learn about foundations, their giving, and their role in the nonprofit sector.

Finding Foundation Support for Your Education

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

Learn about tools and techniques for seeking financial support for higher education.

How to Approach a Foundation

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

Learn how to build relationships with foundation prospects and prepare for calls and meetings with funders.

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Grantseeking Basics

Apr 23, 2014, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
San Francisco, California | Classroom

Gain an introduction to the world of foundation fundraising.

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Grantseeking Basics for Individuals in the Arts

Apr 23, 2014, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
New York, New York | Classroom

Gain an overview of foundation fundraising for individuals working in the arts.

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Introduction to Finding Funders

Apr 23, 2014, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
San Francisco, California | Classroom

Learn to find funders for your nonprofit with the Foundation Center's comprehensive funding research tool.

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How to Approach a Foundation

Apr 24, 2014, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Exton, Pennsylvania | Classroom

Learn how to build relationships with foundation prospects and prepare for calls and meetings with funders.

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Introduction to Finding Funders

Apr 24, 2014, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Staten Island, New York | Classroom

Learn to find funders for your nonprofit with the Foundation Center's premiere funding-research database.

Free