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San Francisco

May 2018

    Introduction To Project Budgets

    May 2, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET

    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.

    SOLD OUT! Emerging Development Professionals Leadership Circle

    May 4, 2018 9:30 am - 11:00 am  PT
    San Francisco In-person

    The Emerging Professionals Leadership Circle is a monthly peer group meeting of new development professionals of small organizations, to share challenges and strategies for personal and organizational success. In an informal, roundtable format, you will have an opportunity to share your insights, gain practical solutions, and alleviate any on-the-job isolation or stress that you might experience. 

    Foundation Center Orientation & Introduction to Foundation Directory Online (FDO)

    May 9, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    Discover what resources we offer and learn about Foundation Directory Online (FDO).

    Introduction To Corporate Giving

    May 9, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET

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

    Fundraising With Social Media

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

    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.

    AFP Broadcast - 10 Ways to Supercharge Your Storytelling

    May 16, 2018 10:00 am - 11:30 am  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    In this session, an overview of the most essential fiscal, HR, Board of Directors and self-care tips will be shared from over 15 years experience running small shops.

    Introduction To Fundraising Planning

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

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

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

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

    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.

    How to Supercharge Your Fundraising with a Donor Club

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

    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 Fundraising Planning

    May 29, 2018 10:00 am - 11:30 am  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization’s support.

    Introduction To Finding Grants

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

    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.

    Advance Your Mission with Technology: Activating & Funding Digital for Good

    May 31, 2018 10:00 am - 11:30 am  PT

    A panel of tech experts, nonprofits and funders will address how the "digital transformation" happening in other industries can be initiated and practically applied within the social sector.

    Impact Investing in the Creative Economy

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

    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.