TechSoup Webinar: Toolkit Essentials. Finding Funders For Your Cause

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The most frequently asked question at the Foundation Center is, “How do I find funders that are interested in my cause.” The answer may seem deceptively simple, but in truth, it is easy to get lost along the way. Save time, avoid the road to nowhere, and let us show you a clear path to results.


Join our free webinar on Thursday, April 26 at 11 a.m. Pacific time, Toolkit Essentials: Finding Funders For Your Cause?, to hear presenters Bobbe A. Luce and David Holmes discuss their strategies in finding appropriate funders. Attendees will walk away knowing how to connect with the latest news and funding opportunities in their fields of interest, how to use cool tools for finding funders and program partners, and where to access expert virtual and in-person help for building knowledge and skills.



Presenters' Bios and Contact Information:

Bobbe A. Luce directs ONEplace @ kpl, a nonprofit management support organization (MSO) offering Opportunities for Nonprofit Excellence in Kalamazoo County. The center opened in March, 2009, and operated by the Kalamazoo Public Library. Prior to joining the library in October, 2008, to develop ONEplace, Bobbe worked with the nonprofit sector through her communications, graphic design, writing, photography, and fund development consultancy and small business since 1981. In addition, she has served as executive director of two nonprofits, adjunct instructor, trainer, special needs counselor, and in board leadership roles of many nonprofits. She earned a MS in Counseling and Education through the Teacher Corps and Oakland University.


David Holmes is the regional training coordinator for the Foundation Center - Cleveland, and has provided training and research assistance there since February 2005.  He was previously employed as a program officer for the Stocker Foundation in Lorain, Ohio, and as the director of grants and prospect research at Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio.