The Foundation Center Funding Information Network Partner
Through Deschutes Public Library, you get free public access to
Foundation Center databases, directories, fundraising and philanthropy publications, and training resources.
Deschutes Public Library hosts free workshops on finding funders for nonprofit organizations. Registration is limited. Advance
registration is required by contacting Liisa Sjoblom (541-617-7093) or online at one of the links below.
10:00 AM -
Learn how to use Foundation Online Essential to find grants for your nonprofit.This workshop provides an overview of the funding research process for nonprofits seeking grants from foundations, corporations, and grant-making public charities using Foundation Online Essential. Learn how to use this resource from your home or office to identify potential funders for your nonprofit.This is a virtual session via Zoom and registration is required. A link to the meeting will be sent to participants the day before the workshop.*zm*
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Write a grant proposal in six weeks with this Gale Course.Join a Deschutes Public Library learning circle and write your grant proposal. If you've never written a grant proposal or have struggled writing one in the past then this is the class for you. Learn how to become fully familiar with the institution or project for which you are requesting support, prepare background and financial statements, and how to put everything together so you can assemble, write, and submit complete grant proposals to foundations, corporations, and wealthy individuals for any number of projects.Learning circles are free, peer-led study groups for learners who want to take online courses together in a public space. This circle will follow the Writing Effective Grant Proposals class offered through Gale Courses, an online learning platform accessed with your library card.Two lectures are posted each week with suggested assignments. Learning circle participants will meet virtually via Zoom conference once a week to discuss the lectures and share insights and feedback on the assignments.The Learning Circle will meet on Tuesdays, February 9 through March 23. Participants will need a DPL library card to register.*zm*
Make a free appointment with a professional librarian for one-on-one assistance with your research questions.
Candid Learning offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of nonprofits worldwide in need of know-how for securing funding and operating effective organizations.
Take free online courses with an instructor to learn how to start or manage a nonprofit.
Search GuideStar for the most complete, up-to-date nonprofit data available. Grantmakers use this site to find organizations that fit their funding goals. If you are a nonprofit, you want your organization listed here for maximum exposure.
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