Foundation Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization headquartered in New York City. The Center’s stated mission is "to strengthen the social sector by advancing knowledge about philanthropy in the U.S. and around the world." Foundation Center maintains comprehensive databases on grantmakers and their grants; issues a wide variety of print, electronic, and online information resources; conducts and publishes research on trends in foundation growth, giving, and practice; and offers education and training programs online and at its five regional library/learning centers and more than 470 Funding Information Network locations.

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  • Individuals gave 80% of the $390 billion of charitable giving in 2016. You probably already know your nonprofit could benefit from a program for soliciting major gifts from individual donors. But how do you start? Get concrete next steps from fundraising consultant Emma Kieran. Register now for this webinar on Thursday, April 12 at 2pmET! http://bit.ly/2GLn27x

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  • As the nonprofit sector moves toward increased levels of outsourcing, many nonprofit professionals consider a career in consulting. If you are thinking about consulting part-time, full-time or sometime in the future, join two veterans in this field as they share stories of this dynamic career choice. Susan Schaefer (co-editor of the Nonprofit Consulting Playbook) and Don Tebbe have facilitated w...

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  • A truly integrated communication strategy can help you acquire new donors and volunteers, boost average annual donations, and drive action to achieve your mission. Unfortunately, communication programs are often low on nonprofit priority lists. The good news is that you don’t have to reinvent the wheel to create a successful strategy. Join Aidan Lukomnik, Head of Hotwire Social Impact North Americ...

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  • This dynamic discussion will focus on how each panelist approaches major donor relationship cultivation and asking. We will also look at how each major gifts professional supports Board and volunteer solicitors, and gain a sense of the development team each is part of. And yes, we will find out what a typical day is like, along with how each shop identifies potential major donor.

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  • Foundation Center’s eReporting program allows funders to quickly and easily share their grants data for the benefit of the field. The program is part of our larger efforts to ensure that the social sector has the information and knowledge it needs to make informed decisions and maximize impact. To make eReporting as easy as possible we’ve established partnerships with grants management software pr...

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  • You can maximize your impact on the community when you have the right tools for program planning. Instructor and founder of Innovations Quantified Laurel Molloy is here to share some key takeaways from her upcoming LIVE webinar which will provide you with the proper tools for planning, describing, and evaluating your nonprofit programs. Register now for the LIVE webinar on March 15th – early Bir...

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  • Foundation Center’s eReporting program allows funders to quickly and easily share their grants data for the benefit of the field. The program is part of our larger efforts to ensure that the social sector has the information and knowledge it needs to make informed decisions and maximize impact. To make eReporting as easy as possible we’ve established partnerships with grants management software pr...

The Foundation Center
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  • Foundation Center’s eReporting program allows funders to quickly and easily share their grants data for the benefit of the field. The program is part of our larger efforts to ensure that the social sector has the information and knowledge it needs to make informed decisions and maximize impact. To make eReporting as easy as possible we’ve established partnerships with grants management software pr...

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  • Learn some techniques for gathering information on potential collaborators, and get advice on how to start a new partnership in a way that will meet the needs and goals of all organizations involved. This is a recording of the afternoon session of Collaborate for Change: The Future of Philanthropy, a daylong program at Foundation Center Northeast-NY. Get more details about the program at GrantS...

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  • Join us for a special case study to examine the inner workings of a close, symbiotic funder-grantee collaboration. Gain insights as to what elements can generate a harmonious, highly impactful collaboration that achieves the goals and missions of a nonprofit and its funder alike, with tangible results for the community that they serve. This is a recording of the morning session of Collaborate for...

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  • In this panel discussion, foundations and nonprofits who have upended the traditional grantmaker-grantee power dynamic to build a more constructive, symbiotic partnership together tell their stories. Learn how collaborative relationships, which go beyond mere grantmaking, ultimately result in stronger impact in communities. Panelists will share thoughts on the rationale behind their collaborations...

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  • Are you new to grantseeking? You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants in this introductory course, including: - Who funds nonprofits and their motivations. - What funders really want to know about the organizations that apply to them. - How do you identify potential funders and make the first approach. Sign up for a live session of this course: http://gra...

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  • You can maximize your impact on the community when you have the right tools for program planning. Instructor and founder of Innovations Quantified Laurel Molloy is here to share some key takeaways from her upcoming LIVE webinar which will provide you with the proper tools for planning, describing, and evaluating your nonprofit programs. Register now for the LIVE webinar on March 15th – early Bir...

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  • Sharing Data Made Easy: eReporting with roundCorner/foundationConnect (2/21/2018) Foundation Center’s eReporting program allows funders to quickly and easily share their grants data for the benefit of the field. The program is part of our larger efforts to ensure that the social sector has the information and knowledge it needs to make informed decisions and maximize impact. To make eReporting as...

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  • Sharing Data Made Easy: eReporting with Foundant, featuring Kelly Fliller, Director of Communications at the Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation (1/24/2018) Foundation Center’s eReporting program allows funders to quickly and easily share their grants data for the benefit of the field. The program is part of our larger efforts to ensure that the social sector has the information and knowledge it need...

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  • Your project budget is supposed to help a potential funder see how you’ll spend their money. Making a mistake in the budget can create big problems for your organization. Paul Konigstein is here to discuss his upcoming webinar which will show you how to avoid the most common mistakes. Register now for the live webinar on March 8 at 2pm ET – early bird pricing ends on March 1! http://bit.ly/2DRAnu...

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  • What does it take to be successful in the world of corporate sponsorship? Check out the video as Christine from Foundation Center chats with instructor John Holm about his upcoming webinar on February 8 at 2pmET. Learn how to navigate the corporate culture to get sponsorships for your nonprofit. Also, we are offering a corporate sponsorship bundled webinar deal - 1 live webinar + 1 recorded webi...

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  • 00:15 Introduction 00:38 You Can’t Survive on Grants Alone 02:07 Types of Funders 07:34 Funder Motivations 08:38 Grant Writing is Never About the Need of Your Organization 09:28 What Qualifies as a Credible Nonprofit? 11:32 How to Start a Nonprofit 12:06 Do Your Homework First 12:35 The One Size Fits All Approach Doesn’t Work 13:06 How to Find the Right Match

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