Fund Development

Book Talk: Unicorns Unite (Livestream)

This event is offered by the Foundation Center West. Visit the website for full details and to sign up in advance. “Unicorns Unite is a playful, whimsical journey through a challenging conversation about the way foundations and nonprofits relate today, and why we’re stuck in the status quo. The book works to establish a common identity as ‘unicorns’ – for...

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Doable Fundraising for Real-World Boards

This webinar is offered by BoardSource. Visit their website for full details and to register. Learn the board’s role in fundraising from a governance perspective and what your nonprofit can reasonably expect from individual board members. Specific, actionable ways even the most introverted board member can play a vital role in fundraising—without making an ask—will be explored. Take away engaging...

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Introduction to Fundraising Planning

This webinar is offered by Visit their website for full details and to register. Free. This introductory class will provide you the basic steps for developing a fundraising plan, including tips on: Making your case for support Diversifying your organization’s fundraising base Creating a plan of action

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Pathway to Grant Funding Success

This webinar is offered by Visit their website for full details and to register. In this webinar you will learn: Practical strategies to cultivate a “growth mindset” and apply it to the grantseeking process Research tips to expand your funding base How to get on a funder’s radar when the competition is stiff Intended Audience: Beginner CEOs, executive directors,...

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Individual Donor Development Academy


Overview: Individual giving is the largest part of nonprofit funding nationwide. What is your nonprofit’s plan to engage individual donors and build community? Gather your team and join national experts, Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training, for this unique, year-long learning experience. Together, you’ll create and implement an individual donor fundraising plan. Register Details: Individual Donor Development Academy Series dates: Wednesday,...

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Introduction to Proposal Writing

This online webinar is offered by the Foundation Center. Visit for full details and to register. This newly revised class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project grant 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...

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