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Best Practices in Grantseeking

Tuesday, February 16th

Presenter(s):

Don Simmons

Don Simmons

Don Simmons has been writing grants since 1976, and has been teaching Grantwriting for almost that long! As faculty in Humanics at Fresno State, he teaches courses in philanthropy, grantmaking, grantwriting, CBO leadership and volunteer administration. He serves on the boards of the Whitney Foundation, Arte Americas, MADventurer U.S.A. and the collegiate chapter task force of AFP as well as serving for...


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Allison Cowgill

Allison Cowgill

Allison Cowgill has been a social sciences librarian at Fresno State for eight years. In addition to working with several academic departments, she is also the librarian for Foundation Center resources and services. She routinely provides training sessions for groups, large and small, on how to use the database Foundation Directory Online to identify possible funders for their non-profit projects.

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headshot_kprice_croppedPresident's Message

Being a fundraiser means more than just fundraising. Fundraisers are the connection between donors and causes, the catalysts that make philanthropy happen. No two fundraisers are alike just like no two causes or campaigns are alike. Fundraising is about what you want it to be- what you want to focus on and what impact you want to have on the world. It is only limited by your imagination.

What impact will you have on fundraising in 2015?

 

 

 

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2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends ReportIn this fifth annual edition of the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, we answer these questions for you:

What’s the norm for nonprofit communications? We share what’s typical in nonprofit communications today.

Where are the points of conflict in nonprofit communications? We point out where communicators, fundraisers, and executive directors disagree, as well as other statistical differences in the data – quiz style.

What’s the portrait of a typical nonprofit communications director? We share a little more about the life and times of today’s nonprofit communications directors.

How are people really feeling about the coming year? We share what has you most excited and most scared about 2015.

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