Finding Foundation Support for Your Education and FDO Database Demo

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Greenwich Library
Training Center

Event Details

Finding Foundation Support for Your Education:
  • What you need to know before approaching foundations
  • The different sources of funding
  • How to create a personal profile to attract funders
  • Online resources that provide information on scholarships from foundations
  • The application process, including tips on how to make your application successful

Intended Audience: Beginner; Individual grantseekers

Foundation Directory Online Professional Database Demo: This new online version includes a wealth of new information and features in addition to the comprehensive database of 80,000 grantmakers and half a million grants. A new, unique Professional tool, 990 Search, allows you to search across the text of our entire database of over 230,000 IRS 990s for private foundations, community foundations, and grantmaking public charities and exclusive funder portfolios.

Speaker: Susan Shiroma, Senior Social Sector Librarian provides leadership and support for Foundation Center public services for nonprofit, fundraising and philanthropy professionals in New York City.  Prior to joining the Center in 1995, she was with New York University as associate curator and was an adjunct professor of library sciences at St. John’s University and Long Island University.  

Event Type(s): Business
Age Group(s): Adults
Presenter: Susan Shiroma
Yang Wang
(203) 622-7924