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Intro to Finding Grants (with the Foundation Directory Online)
April 12, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm| Free
This free workshop is offered by the Seaside Library in partnership with the Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network. Visit the registration website for full details and to register.
Are you new to grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course. You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:
- Who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations.
- What do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding.
- How do you identify potential funders and make the first approach.
Guest speaker: Lori Guidry
As City Lead for San Francisco, Lori oversees Foundation Center public services and programming for the social sector in the Bay Area – helping nonprofits in the region find the information and tools they need to be successful. She has worked in information services for more than 15 years, specializing in business and marketing topics, including corporate social responsibility. A native of Chicago, she earned her Masters in Library & Information Science from Dominican University in River Forest, IL.