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Foundation Center Workshop: How to Find Grants

Fri, October 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Do you need an introduction to American philanthropy? Susan Shiroma, Senior Social Sector Librarian at Foundation Center, will help you discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders.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 interest in funding.
  • How do you identify potential funders and make the first approach.

Register online.

For more information on fundraising and grant writing, check out this resource guide put together by the Westport Library Reference Department.

Susan Shiroma, Senior Social Sector Librarian, provides leadership and support for Foundation Center public services for social sector and philanthropy professionals in the New York City metropolitan region. Susan’s achievements since joining the organization in 1995 include directing the national expansion of Foundation Center’s proposal writing seminar program and managing prospect and philanthropy research for over 1,000 nonprofit members of Foundation Center’s historic Associates Program. She is a popular and engaging Foundation Center training expert and public speaker. She is has an M.L.S. from Columbia University and a B.A. from Barnard College.

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Fri, October 18
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1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Brooks Place, The Westport Library
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