Mar 24, 2014

CLC to Host Free Workshop on Grant Seeking for Nonprofits

Introduction to Finding Funders 
The Hassler Library at Central Lakes College will host a free workshop on grant seeking for nonprofit organizations on Wednesday, April 2nd from 9:30am to 11:00am in room E203. The session will be led by Kief Schladweiler, Coordinator of the Funding Information Network with the Foundation Center ( Mr. Schladweiler will highlight the electronic and print resources available for your free use at the Hassler Library of Central Lakes College, a partner in the Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network. No registration required. 

“Introduction to Finding Funders” provides an introduction to the Foundation Center's comprehensive online database, Foundation Directory Online Professional. Learn how to create customized searches to develop targeted lists of foundations that will match your organization's funding needs. We will spend time exploring Power Search, which allows you to search across nine Foundation Center databases – grant makers, grants, companies, 990's, news, jobs, RFPs, nonprofit literature, and IssueLab reports.

Presenter Kief Schladweiler has been the Coordinator of the Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network since 2005. Prior to that he served as the Center’s online librarian for several years. He joined the Foundation Center in 1999 after working as a reference librarian for The New York Public Library. He received his M.A. in Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.