Cross-posted from Funds for NGOs:  http://webinars.fundsforngos.org/webinar-how-raise-funds-foundation...

 

Topic: “How to Raise Funds from US Foundations”
Date: 29 November 2012
Timings: 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM GMT
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 Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to raise funds from US Foundations!


Just 18 hours 2 minutes 5 seconds left for this Webinar! Don’t wait anymore. Register Now!
 

Introduction:
In these challenging times, NGO managers and fundraisers are under more pressure than ever to diversify their funding sources. While sources of funding are numerous, identifying viable prospects, and navigating the complexities of applying can be extremely challenging. As a consequence numerous sources are overlooked and NGOs get often discouraged by the complexity of donor’s systems ending up with not even applying for those funds.

While managers of NGOs may accurately realize the importance of fundraising, without thorough knowledge of the donors’ landscape they waste valuable time and money figuring out how the system works. Increased understanding of these different avenues however, can increase the efficiency and effectiveness of fundraising campaigns. This interactive web-based online seminar (also referred to as “webinar”) aims to inform managers and fundraisers on types of funding available to them through an introduction to US Foundations.


Participants will:

- Join a live 90 minute on-line training session
- Pose questions and receive immediate answers from the trainer
- Discover effective techniques that can immediately improve your fundraising


And receive absolutely free!

- A great downloadable resource guide or useful handouts
- On-line access to the webinar training video
- Follow-up support from the trainer
- Discounts on future webinars and publications

Who can Participate:
This course is ideally suited to fundraisers from all countries who want to build their fundraising capacity, executive directors/NGO managers who are responsible for donor relations, and, individuals who want to develop their professional skills and effectiveness.


Methodology:

The course will be delivered entirely through the internet. You only need to have a computer, high-speed internet connection and a headphone. Participants from any part of the world can attend it. Even if you miss attending the live webinar, there will always be an option for you to watch the recording webinar on your computer and access the related materials.

The course will consist of a 60 minute presentation where you will see the slides and hear the trainer, followed by a 30 minute Q&A session during which your questions will be answered by the trainer in real time.

This course is supported by extensive additional materials for participants to use after the course, including access to the webinar presentation, webinar slides, and training materials.


Learning Objectives: 
The US Foundation Fundraising webinar will provide introductory information on the following topics:
US Foundation Fundraising Landscape Giving for International CausesFinding US Foundation Funders Prospect Research StrategiesPrint and Online ResourcesFoundation Databases and Directories Strategy for Successful Applications Networking with US Foundations Tips and Tricks for
Letters of Inquiry and Proposals

Who can Participate: 
This introductory course is ideally suited to fundraisers from all countries who want to build their capacity- Executive Directors/NGO managers who are responsible for donor relations, and, individuals who want to develop their professional skills and effectiveness.

Methodology:
The course will be delivered entirely through the internet. You only need to have a computer, high-speed internet connection and a headphone. Participants from any part of the world can attend it. If you miss the live webinar, you will have access to the webinar recording and the training materials.
The course will consist of a 60 minute presentation where you will see a presentation and hear the trainer, followed by a 30 minute Q&A session during which your questions will be answered by the trainer in real time.

This course is supported by extensive additional materials for participants to use after the course, including access to the webinar video and training materials.


The Trainers:
Erik Detiger is an independent consultant and trainer, with over a decade of experience working in the field of international philanthropy and fundraising. A highly successful international project manager and fundraising professional, Erik has raised over US $100 million for numerous international projects from a wide variety of institutions. He has developed hundreds of proposals for scores of donors. He will share a wealth of first-hand knowledge and expertise on what it takes to successfully raise funds.
Meghan Arakelian is a Program Associate at Philantropia, Inc and is an experienced international fundraiser and researcher. She is especially skilled in conducting prospect research of international institutional donors. She has helped organize and led components of fundraising trainings in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America.

Register Now! We have limited seats to offer!

Registration Fee

Developed Countries: US $70
Developing Countries: US $50


How to Register:

•To instantly register and reserve your seat for the Webinar, select the PayPal “Buy Now” Button or 2CheckOut.com “Buy from 2CO” link below (Make sure you choose your region: either developed country or developing country)
•After making the payment at PayPal or 2CheckOut.com, you will be redirected back to our website to register yourself or your participant by creating the username/password.
•After creating your username/password, you will instantly receive an email that has a link to join the webinar at the given time.
•Please review our FAQ section and Refund Policy before registering for the webinar.

 

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Tags: NGOs, US Foundations, capacity building, donor relations, donors, funding, fundraising campaigns

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