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Foundation Center Workshop:  How to Find Grants
Friday, Mar 22, 2019 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Do you need an introduction to American philanthropy? Susan Shiroma,Senior Social Sector Librarian at Foundation Center, will help you discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders.You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:

  • Who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations.
  • What do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interest in funding.
  • How do you identify potential funders and make the first approach.

Register online

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

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.  

If you need assistance, the staff at the Reference Desk is trained to provide support.  Call 203-291-4840.

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