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Grantseeking Basics
Gain an introduction to the world of foundation fundraising.  Geared to beginners, provides instruction in foundation research and identifying potential funders.  Includes a tour of the Grant Center.
 Main Library
 Saturday, January 4 at 9:30 a.m.
 Tuesday, April 15 at 6:30 p.m.
 Tuesday, June 17 at 6:30 p.m.
 Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Introduction to Finding Funders
Learn to find funders for your nonprofit with the Foundation Center’s comprehensive funding research tool.  This hour-long session provides a hands-on introduction to the Foundation Center’s web subscription database, The Foundation Directory Online Professional.
 Main Library
 Tuesday, January 14 at 6:30 p.m.
 Tuesday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m.
 Tuesday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m.
 Saturday, November 1 at 9:30 a.m.
Proposal Writing Basics
Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation.  This program will provide the basics of writing a proposal for your nonprofit organization, designed for new proposal writers or for those requiring a refresher.
 Main Library
 Saturday, February 15 at 9:30 a.m.
 Tuesday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m.
 Tuesday, September 9 at 6:30 p.m.
 Tuesday, November 4 at 6:30 p.m.
Getting Started With Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
Learn effective strategies for finding funders that support individuals with the Foundation Center’s online funding database.
 Main Library
 Tuesday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m.
 Saturday, June 7 at 9:30 a.m.
 Tuesday, October 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Guide to Online Grantseeker Resources
Learn to navigate and use the wide range of resources available on the Foundation Center’s newest website, www.GrantSpace.org  
 Main Library
 Tuesday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Is Starting a Nonprofit Right for You
Do you have a passion for doing good?  Are you thinking of starting a nonprofit?  Attend our free class and explore if starting a nonprofit is the right course of action, or if you should pursue one of the many alternatives for doing good.
Main Library
Tuesday, February 4 at 6:30 p.m.
Austintown Library
Tuesday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m.
Boardman Library
Saturday, September 13 at 9:30 a.m.