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Upcoming Events:

Introduction to Fundraising Planning

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

A successful nonprofit organization has diversified funding streams. If your organization has never developed a fundraising plan or calendar, this session is for you. It provides an overview of the process of strategically thinking through the components of a fundraising plan. You’ll learn how to:

  • Take stock of your organization’s strengths and assets
  • Develop a case statement
  • Set fundraising goals
  • Identify funding partners
  • Prepare a fundraising plan and calendar

This is a Foundation Center workshop. There is no fee.

Presented by: Ginny Kent, Education and Resource Coordinator, Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Finger Lakes Grants Information Center
2 State St., Auburn

RSVP gkent@cayugacountychamber.com or call 315.252.7291 by Friday, January 22. Limited space, register early.

For more information on upcoming events please contact Ginny Kent, Education and Resource Coordinator, at (315) 252-7291 or via e-mail gkent@cayugacountychamber.com.

Introduction to Finding Grants

Discover what foundations 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/tablet for this portion of the class.

This is a Foundation Center workshop. There is no fee.

Presented by: Ginny Kent, Education and Resource Coordinator, Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Finger Lakes Grants Information Center
2 State St., Auburn

RSVP gkent@cayugacountychamber.com or call 315.252.7291 by Monday, January 25. Limited space, register early.

For more information on upcoming events please contact Ginny Kent, Education and Resource Coordinator, at (315) 252-7291 or via e-mail gkent@cayugacountychamber.com.