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Nonprofit Navigator Series 

​How To Find Grants For Your Nonprofit

Are You new to the field of grant-seeking? 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

In-person classes will end with 30 minutes of hands-on, guided online grant research. It is advisable, but not necessary, to bring a laptop for this portion of the class.

1:30 - 3 p.m. Wednesdays, Next Sessions:

October 4th, 2017 - Harmon Library

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Presented by Jeremiah Smith, Founder of Everyone’s a Grant Writer

​Nonprofit Navigator: How To Write Winning Proposals

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!
This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project 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 follow up whether the answer is yes or no
• 30-minute hands-on exercise to develop a proposal outline
Prior attendance, How to Develop a Fundraising Plan is strongly recommended.

November 1st, 2017 - Harmon Library
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Presented by Jeremiah Smith, Nonprofit Professional

​How to Develop a Fundraising Plan

Learn the characteristics of an effective nonprofit and assess whether your organization is ready to apply for grants. This class is designed for new nonprofits or community groups with very little experience in grant-seeking. 
This introductory class will provide you the basic steps for developing a grant-seeking fundraising plan, including tips on:
• Making your case for support
• Diversifying your organization’s fundraising base
• Creating a plan of action


Start thinking about your organization’s fundraising strategies!

Presented by Tabitha Branscome, Nonprofit Professional

So You Want to Start a Nonprofit

Want to start a charity? Congratulations! Starting a charity or nonprofit can be very rewarding​ as long as you follow the right path. Carolyn Sechler, C.P.A., will provide you with the step-by-step run down of nonprofit startups so you can begin sharing your mission with the community.​​​​

12 - 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Next Sessions:

October 4th, 2017 - Cesar Chavez Library
November 1st, 2017 - Cesar Chavez Library

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Presented by Carolyn Sechler, C.P.A

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