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GrantSpace- A Service of the Foundation Center


GrantSpace is the Foundation Center’s learning community for the social sector! GrantSpace, a service of the Foundation Center, offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of nonprofits worldwide in need of know-how for securing funding and operating effective organizations. GrantSpace is the place to explore in-depth content, engage with a community of peers and experts, and energize your fundraising efforts.

Guide to Funding Research

The Guide to Funding Research was created for the first-time grantseeker as a basic primer on the grantseeking process and as an introduction to some of the resources available with a special emphasis on those issued by the Foundation Center.  It provides information related to...


Proposal Writing Basics Webinar

The Proposal Writing Basics Webinar is a free recorded class which covers...

  • How the proposal fits into the overall grantseeking process
  • What to include in a standard proposal to a foundation
  • Tips for making each section of your proposal stronger
  • What funders expect to see in your proposal and attachments
  • Tips for communicating with funders during the grant process
  • Additional resources on proposal writing, including sample proposals

Proposal Writing Short Course

The subject of the Foundation Center's Proposal Writing Short Course is proposal writing. But the proposal does not stand alone. It must be part of a process of planning and of research on, outreach to, and cultivation of potential foundation and corporate donors...moreThis course covers the following...

Free Training

The Foundation Center offers multiple classroom and online training courses to get you started with your grant search. 


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