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Introduction to Finding Grants

Grantseeking for Nonprofits

2024-04-17 10:30:00 2024-04-17 12:00:00 America/New_York Introduction to Finding Grants This free introductory course will explain what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and explore how to find potential funders. Main Library - Meeting Room 2AB

Wednesday, April 17
10:30am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-17 10:30:00 2024-04-17 12:00:00 America/New_York Introduction to Finding Grants This free introductory course will explain what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and explore how to find potential funders. Main Library - Meeting Room 2AB

Main Library

Meeting Room 2AB

This free introductory course will explain what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and explore how to find potential funders.

Register online, in person, or by phone at 330.643.9020.

You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:

  • Where nonprofit funds come from and what are their motivations are.
  • What funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding.
  • How to identify potential funders and make the first approach.

Note: This orientation is not intended for individuals seeking grants for their own use. Please refer to Candid's Knowledge Base articles for Individual Grantseekers.

This class will meet in Meeting Room 2AB on the High St. Level of the Main Library. Be sure to check out our Nonprofit Resources Center while you are here. 

Contact the Business Government & Science Division for questions at 330.643.9020 or bgsdiv@akronlibrary.org.

This program is in cooperation with:

    

Candid and the Akron Community Foundation


You might also be interested in:

Demystifying Grant Seeking: What You Really Need to Do to Get Grants by Larissa Golden Brown and Martin John Brown

The Nonprofit Handbook: Everything you Need to Know to Start and Run Your Nonprofit Organization by Gary M. Grobman

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