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Introduction to Finding Grants

March 29, 2023
10:30 am
Main Library, Meeting Room 2AB
Akron-Summit County Public Library
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This free introductory course will explain what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and explore how to find potential funders.

You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:

  • Where nonprofit funds come from and what are their motivations are.
  • What funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding.
  • How to identify potential funders and make the first approach.

Note: This orientation is not intended for individuals seeking grants for their own use. Please refer to Candid's Knowledge Base articles for Individual Grantseekers.

This class will meet in the Auditorium on the High St. Level of the Main Library. Be sure to check out the library's Nonprofit Resources Center while you are there. 

Contact the library's Business Government & Science Division for questions at 330-643-9020 or bgsdiv@akronlibrary.org.

This program is offered in cooperation with Candid and Akron Community Foundation.

Introduction to Proposal Writing and Project Budgeting

April 19, 2023
10:30 am
Main Library, Meeting Room 2AB
Akron-Summit County Public Library
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Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal for a foundation. It will include:

  • The basic elements of a proposal
  • How to write a standard project proposal to a foundation
  • The "do's" and "don'ts" of writing and submitting a proposal
  • How and when to follow up with funders after submitting a proposal

Contact the library's Business Government & Science Division for questions at 330-643-9020 or bgsdiv@akronlibrary.org.

Note: This is not intended for individuals seeking grants for their own use. Please refer to Candid's Knowledge Base articles for Individual Grantseekers and the library's Nonprofit Resources Center for more information about this topic.

This program is offered in cooperation with Candid and Akron Community Foundation.

For Women, Forever: The Women's Endowment Fund's 30th Anniversary Celebration

April 27, 2023
6:00 pm
Akron Civic Theatre
182 S. Main St.
Akron, OH 44308
Women's Endowment Fund
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Join the Women's Endowment Fund for a unique retrospective on the fund's 30-year history, as well as an opportunity to discuss the fund's future. Guests will enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres and cocktails at a re-imagined event at the Akron Civic Theatre that will honor our past and look forward to the future!

This year's keynote speaker is Debra Adams Simmons, Vice President, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at National Geographic Media. During the event, we will also honor Tracy Carter, System Director, Government Affairs and Health Policy at Summa Health, with the 2023 Judith A. Read Tribute Award for Service and Advocacy for Women.

Sponsorship opportunities are available now and general admission tickets will go on sale in March 2023.

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