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 Finger Lakes Grants Information Center Educational Seminars

Upcoming events:

Introduction to Proposal Writing and Project Budgets

Presenter: Ginny Kent, Finger Lakes Grants Information Center

This combined class will provide you with an overview of how to write a 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; and how to follow up whether the answer is yes or no. It will also cover step-by-step instructions on how to generate a standard project budget for a foundation proposal.

Time: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Location: Finger Lakes Grants Information Center, 2 State St., Auburn NY, First Floor Conference Room

There is no fee for this Foundation Center workshop, but registration is required.

Introduction to Finding Grants

Presenter: Ginny Kent, Finger Lakes Grants Information Center

This course will help you discover how to find potential funders and what they are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants. You will learn the 10 most important things 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.

This also qualifies as an Orientation Session for using the Foundation Center database. You are welcome to bring along a laptop or tablet to follow along, but it’s not a requirement.

Time:  Thursday, July 21, 2016  from 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Location: Finger Lakes Grants Information Center, 2 State St., Auburn, NY

There is no fee for this Foundation Center workshop, but registration is required.

 Open to the public. Click on workshop for more information or to register.