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Online Classes


Introducción de presupuestos del proyecto

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

Aprenda a preparar y presentar el presupuesto de un proyecto en su solicitud de fondos.

Introducción a la planificación para el recaudo de fondos

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

Aprenda el proceso básico de planificación para lograr diversificar las fuentes de apoyo financiero de su organización.

Introduction to Finding Grants Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

This brief recording captures the key concepts of the course. For more expansive discussion of the topic, we suggest attending a live webinar or in-person session. Note the recording is captioned for individuals with hearing impairments.

Introduction to Finding Grants Online

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

This online course is self-paced and includes video, graphics, and interactive quizzes. Compatible with updated versions of all browsers and mobile-friendly!

Introducción a la redacción de la propuesta

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

Aprenda sobre los componentes claves de una propuesta a fundaciones y corporaciones.

Live Chat


Get Your Board to Raise Funds

Nov 30, 2011  

Replay the transcript of Darian Rodriguez Heyman, editor of Nonprofit Management 101: A Complete and Practical Guide for Leaders and Professionals, and Ann W. Lehman, co-author of Boards That Love Fundraising: A How-To Guide For Your Board, exploring why nonprofit board members should be actively involved in fundraising.

How to Thank Your Donors

Nov 18, 2013  

Your thank you letter can motivate donors to stay with (or leave) your organization. Learn the dos & don’ts of thanking your supporters from Andrea Berry, director of partnerships and learning at Idealware, and Lisa Sargent, president of Sargent Communications.

Turn Your Tryers Into Buyers, Donors, and Advocates

Oct 29, 2013  

How do you turn your single ticket attendees (“Tryers”) into loyal return/repeat customers (“Buyers”), and eventually into Donors and Advocates? Get answers from Joanne Steller, Vice President of Strategic Communications at TRG Arts.

Training Events


Introduction to Finding Grants

May 23, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Roswell, Georgia | In-person

Introduction to Corporate Giving

May 24, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Washington, District of Columbia | In-person

How to Supercharge Your Fundraising with a Donor Club

May 24, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Encourage donors to increase their giving with a program that rewards and recognizes their commitment. Find out if a donor club is right for your organization.

Early Bird: $49 Regular Fee: $69

Introduction To Proposal Writing

May 29, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

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!


Brown Bag Lunch: Increasing Event Engagement Using Integrated Technology

May 31, 2018, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

Meet local expert Ceci Dadisman of The FORM Group and explore ways that digital technology can be used to engage, educate, or enrich individuals before, during, and after an event.


We Recommend

The Foundation Center's Guide to Proposal Writing, 6th Edition

The newest edition of our most popular Guide, with grantmaker perspectives on the latest trends in reviewing proposals.


Foundation Directory Online

90% of U.S. foundations don't have websites. To win grants, you need the most up-to-date, complete information you can get about grantmakers and the grants they've made. Put our powerful search tools and comprehensive database of 140,000+ funders to work for your project, organization, or client. 

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