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Scholarships Now Available for the Foundation Center's Full-Day Training Seminars

Foundation Center scholarships are now being offered to build the internal capacity of under-resourced nonprofits in northeast Ohio. Scholarships may be applied to the full cost of attending the following full day class:

  • Proposal Writing Workshop
    Friday, February 28, 2014

    This class is designed to give grantseekers hands-on proposal writing experience plus a deeper understanding of the funder's process. Using group exercises, case studies, and the participant's own proposal outline, the Proposal Writing Workshop will help participants understand the components of a competitive grant proposal, discover what grantmakers consider "red flags," and learn how to cultivate potential institutional donors.

This course will take place at the Foundation Center-Cleveland, 1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1600, Cleveland, OH 44115.

Eligible Organizations

  • Organization must have 501(c)(3) status with the IRS
  • The total organizational operating budget must be under $500,000
  • A substantial number of scholarships are available for organizations located or doing business in Lorain County.

Selection Criteria

  • Organizations must meet the eligibility requirements listed above.
  • Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come-first-served basis, subject to space availability.
  • Preference will be given to those that articulate clearly the desired outcomes course attendance will have on the development work of their organization.

Scholarship Amounts

Scholarships are for $295, applicable to the seminar listed above. Each organization is eligible to receive one scholarship. A limited amount of scholarship funds are available.

Scholarship Application

Please complete the following online form as soon as possible, keeping in mind that scholarships are awarded on a first-come-first-served basis. All fields are required.

Select the workshop you would like to attend:
Proposal Writing Workshop: Friday, 2/28/14


Your Title:

Organization Name:

Organization's Street Address:



Zip Code:

Contact Telephone:


Organization web site:

Organization EIN:

Organization's annual operating budget:

How many years of development/fundraising experience have you had?

Is northeast Ohio the primary service area for the organization?

What is the primary focus of the organization?

Please provide information on your organization's background, history, and mission:

Please describe the expected outcomes course attendance will have on the development work of the organization:
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