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Prospecting for Funding Partners: How to Find Good-Fit Grantmakers

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Grantmakers and the organizations they fund are partners. Grants provide the fuel, nonprofits provide the muscle, and together, funders and grantees pursue common goals.

Listen to learn some tips of the trade and straight-forward advice on a proactive approach to developing long-term partnerships with funders.

In this 90-minute on-demand webinar you’ll learn:

  • What motivates funders to make grants
  • A thorough, methodical approach to finding funders that are a good fit for your work
  • How to turn your funder research into a powerful, flexible plan of action

About the Author

Barbara Floersch has over 40 years' experience managing nonprofits, writing grant proposals, and administering grants. She has raised millions of dollars in grant funding, served as a reviewer for federal grant competitions, trained thousands of nonprofit staff members throughout the US and internationally, and has testified before Congress on reauthorization of the National Endowment for the Arts. Floersch was a trainer for the Grantsmanship Center from 2000 to 2021 and served as the Center's Chief of Training and Curriculum for 12 years until her retirement in January of 2021. She has published hundreds of articles, has been a regular contributor to the NonProfit Times, and is the author of Grantsmanship: Program Planning & Proposal Writing, the updated, expanded edition of Norton Kiritz's seminal work in the field.

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