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February 2022

Philanthropy Institute Class: Intro to the Foundation Directory Online

February 2 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Free

  Are you Looking for grants for your nonprofit? Come learn how to use Foundation Directory Online (FDO), 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. Upon completion of this course, you should be able to: • Explain what FDO is • Identify your needs in preparation for searching for potential grantmakers in FDO • Research potential grantmakers using a project-based search in FDO • Evaluate prospects for strong or weak fit using FDO • Identify the options for accessing FDO • Access resources for getting help with FDO *Introduction to Finding Grants class, held on January 5, 2022, is a prerequisite to this…

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March 2022

Philanthropy Institute Class: Intro to Proposal Writing

March 2 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Free

Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you won't want to miss one of Candid's most popular classes! This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include: • The basic elements of a proposal • The "do's" and "don'ts" of writing and submitting a proposal • How to follow up, whether the answer is yes or no Explore the entire list of coursework presented in 2021 -2022 by The Philanthropy Institute!

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April 2022

Philanthropy Institute Class: Intro to Project Budgets

April 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Free

Are you ready to start fundraising for your project or idea, but don't know what and how much to ask for? If preparing a budget for your foundation grant is holding you back, come learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence. This class will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to generate a standard project budget for a foundation proposal. We will discuss: • The basic components of a project budget including income and expenses • How to estimate the realistic cost of a project • What other financial documents you may also need to submit with your proposal Explore the entire list of coursework presented in 2021 -2022 by The Philanthropy Institute!

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May 2022

Philanthropy Institute Class: Intro to Corporate Giving

May 4 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Free

Is your organization ready to seek corporate support? Corporate grantmakers are different from traditional foundations in many ways. This class provides a basic overview of: • The different types of corporate giving • What motivates corporations to give • How to find potential corporate partners This class will teach you to define different types of corporate philanthropy and their motivations. And you will learn how to find information about different types of corporate philanthropy. Explore the entire list of coursework presented in 2021 -2022 by The Philanthropy Institute!

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