Find Foundation/Corporate Donors
Marilyn Hoyt, nonprofit executive, consultant, and trainer, and Meghan Mucklow Pietrantonio, grants manager for SunTrust Bank's Foundations & Endowments Specialty Practice, answer questions about the right and wrong ways to approach grantmakers during all stages of the funding request process.
Foundation Center president Bradford Smith and grant writing consultant Pamela Grow answer your questions on how to approach foundations that do not accept unsolicited proposals.
Veteran consultant and writer Morrie Warshawski, and his daughter, Leah, a filmmaker, answer questions about raising funds for film and video projects.
This brief recording captures the key concepts of the course. For more expansive discussion of the topic, we suggest attending a live webinar or in-person session. Note the recording is captioned for individuals with hearing impairments.
An overview of the funding research process for individuals working in the arts, including visual and performing artists, creative writers, filmmakers, etc. Topics covered include: who funds individual artists; types of grants available for artists; why grantmakers support artists; and how to find grant
Spanish-language version of Finding Foundation Support for Your Education.
A detailed look at how individual grantseekers can affiliate with an organization to increase their chances for receiving funding.
Learn how to get the most out of a private foundation's Form 990-PF.
Nonprofits at all levels traditionally enter into agreements with local and national business organizations to provide resources to their constituents. In-kind gifts are one source of such contributions and can include goods or services, other than cash grants. In previous years as much as one-third of revenue for 501(c)(3) public charities came from in-kind donations as a result of formal contracts.
This three-day project-based immersion course focuses on the essential knowledge and skills fundraisers need to develop effective foundation proposals. Participants will become familiar with the key components of a competitive grant proposal to a foundation and learn best practices for developing a well-organized budget and a targeted list of foundation funding prospects. Participants will be encouraged to approach their proposal from the funder’s perspective and to think critically about what makes a compelling pitch.
Foundation Directory Online Professional and Foundation Maps are easy-to-use data tools to help nonprofits find great grants.
Join us for three days of immersion into the proposal writing process and discover how to craft a compelling proposal package. You’ll become familiar with the components of a competitive grant proposal and a well-organized budget, and you’ll develop a targeted list of foundation funding prospects.