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The Westport Library has the distinction of being a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center, the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy. The Center’s three powerful databases are accessible free of charge on Library computers.  

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Foundation Center Workshop
Introduction to Fundraising planning
Friday, March 20, 2020 
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Komansky Room

Does your organization need help directing its fundraising efforts? Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success.  This introductory class will provide you the basic steps for developing a fundraising plan, including tips on:  Making your case for support ; Diversifying your organization's fundraising base Creating a plan of action  Start thinking about your organization's fundraising strategies!   Register Online

Instructor : Susan Shiroma, Senior Social Sector Librarian, provides leadership and support for Foundation Center public services for professionals in the New York City metropolitan region. Susan has been with the Foundation Center since 1995.