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Principios de la redacción de propuestas webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

Aprenda cuales son los componentes clave de una propuesta. Aprenda el proceso de escritura y envío de propuestas a fundaciones y corporaciones.

Introduction to Fundraising Planning Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

Does your organization need help directing its fundraising efforts? Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success.

Your Board and Fundraising Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

An introduction to strategies and ideas for actively engaging your nonprofit board in the fundraising process.

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.

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 Proposal Writing

Mar 27, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
San Francisco 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!


Foundation Center Orientation: Introduction to Fundraising Resources & Databases

Mar 27, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
New York, New York | In-person

Introduction to Finding Grants

Apr 10, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
New York, New York | In-person

Are you looking for grants? Discover what funders want in nonprofits seeking grants (It may surprise you) and how to find potential funders.  


Point on Prospecting (PoP) Talk: Arts and Affinity Organizations

Apr 10, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
New York, New York | In-person

In an informal roundtable, share ideas and techniques on prospecting for donors for the arts.


Part 2 of 3 Part Series on Legal Aspects of Fundraising: Fundraising Models

Apr 11, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

In the current economy, nonprofit organizations are looking for creative ways to raise money. But nonprofits should be aware of the many legal requirements that govern fundraising, both from the IRS and the State of Georgia. Arm yourself with information to avoid problems down the road. 


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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