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Akron-Summit County Public Library

60 S High Street
Akron, 44326

March 2019

Is Starting a Nonprofit Right for You?

March 7, 2019 @ 5:00 am - 7:00 am

Do you have a passion for doing good? Are you thinking of starting a nonprofit? Attend our free class and explore if starting a nonprofit is the right course of action. You will learn: - What is a nonprofit organization and what are the advantages and disadvantages of forming one? - Steps required in starting a nonprofit - Alternatives to starting a nonprofit - Common misconceptions about starting a nonprofit Presented by: Foundation Center

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May 2019

Introduction to Finding Grants

May 9, 2019 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am

Are you new to the field of grant seeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course. 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 funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding - How to identify potential funders and make the first approach…

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June 2019

Introduction to Proposal Writing and Budgeting

June 6, 2019 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am

Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes! This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include: - The basic elements of a proposal - The “do’s” and “don’ts” of writing and submitting a proposal - The basic components of a project budget including income and expenses - How to estimate…

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