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May 2018

    Introduction To Project Budgets

    May 2, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    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.

    FC MIDWEST CLOSED

    May 3, 2018
    Cleveland, Ohio

    FC Midwest Resource Center will be closed on Thursday, May 3rd, for a special event.

    Introduction To Proposal Writing

    May 9, 2018 9:30 am - 11:00 am  ET
    Farmington Hills, Michigan | In-person

    Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes!

    Introduction To Corporate Giving

    May 9, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Corporate grantmakers are different from traditional foundations in many ways. Is your organization ready to seek corporate support?

    FC MIDWEST CLOSED

    May 10, 2018
    Cleveland, Ohio

    FC Midwest Resource Center will be closed on Thursday, May10th.  Our staff will be In the Community at our Funding Information Network Partner, the Berea Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library. Our databases can be accessed for FREE at any one of our local Funding Information Network Partner locations.

    Foundation Fundraising: What’s New and What’s Next in Lake County - And Beyond!

    May 10, 2018 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  ET
    Kirtland, Ohio | In-person

    Come to this joint AFP/Foundation Center workshop to learn foundation fundraising from the experts and to hear from grantmakers on what to expect in 2018 in Lake, & Geauga County--and beyond!

               

         

    In the Community: Berea Branch,Cuyahoga County Public Library

    May 10, 2018 10:00 am - 4:00 pm  ET
    Berea, Ohio | In-person

    Sara Krane and Natalie Jemiola-Wilson, Social Sector Librarians, will be at our Funding Information Network Partner: Cuyahoga County Public Library - Berea Branch with open hours from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    Fundraising With Social Media

    May 10, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Your nonprofit has worked hard to build up a base of followers on Facebook, Twitter, and elsewhere, but how do you convert these fans into donors? Join us and learn practical tips for improving online engagement, getting followers to take the next step and contribute, and ultimately how to turn your online donors into fundraisers for your cause.

    Grow With Google: Cleveland

    May 11, 2018 9:00 am - 6:30 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Whether you’re a business owner, educator, looking for your next job, or just want to learn a new skill, you’re invited to attend this free day-long program.

    Advanced Grantseeking Using Foundation Directory Online

    May 15, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Get your grantseeking in gear!! Bring your computer and learn the best ways to enhance your grantseeking using Foundation Directory Online and other essential tools.

    Introduction To Fundraising Planning

    May 16, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success.

    FC MIDWEST CLOSED

    May 17, 2018
    Cleveland, Ohio

    FC Midwest Resource Center will be closed on Thursday, May17th, for staff development.

    Proactive Grant Research: How to Capitalize on Your Time & Energy

    May 17, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Who has time to research grant opportunities? You do! Find out how to manage the research process and make the most efficient use of your time.

    NEW DATE: Coffee and Conversation: The New Tax Law and Its Impact on Nonprofits and Philanthropy

    May 18, 2018 9:30 am - 11:00 am  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Uncertain about the impact of the new tax law on nonprofits, giving, and your sustainability?  Come and learn from this panel of experts and find out about new opportunities and potential pitfalls.

               

         

    Leadership Conversations Series: 10 Tips for Partner Engagement

    May 22, 2018 9:00 am - 10:30 am  ET
    Webinar

    Join Alison Motz of Ascend Advisors for this key session of our new leadership series Conversations and we’ll explore who your existing partners are and how to engage your competitors to improve program outcomes.

    How to Supercharge Your Fundraising with a Donor Club

    May 24, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Encourage donors to increase their giving with a program that rewards and recognizes their commitment. Find out if a donor club is right for your organization.

    Introduction To Proposal Writing

    May 29, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes!

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    May 29, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence!

    Introduction To Finding Grants

    May 30, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET
    Webinar

    re you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

    AFP Event - Making Your Special Event Special Again: Tips from the Experts

    May 31, 2018 7:30 am - 10:00 am  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Is your special event getting stale? Learn how to revitalize your event and make it really special.

    Brown Bag Lunch: Increasing Event Engagement Using Integrated Technology

    May 31, 2018 11:30 am - 1:00 pm  ET
    Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

    Meet local expert Ceci Dadisman of The FORM Group and explore ways that digital technology can be used to engage, educate, or enrich individuals before, during, and after an event.

    Impact Investing in the Creative Economy

    May 31, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET
    Webinar

    Impact investment targeting the creative economy represents a significant opportunity to supplement stagnating philanthropic support for the arts. But the window of opportunity may be closing. Find out why, and what you can do about it.