Grantmaking Foundations in the United States are the largest source of funding for various causes around the world.
They have continued to provide an increasing number of grant opportunities
In such circumstances, how can NGOs identify such foundations which can fund their work?
Our 90-minute long video introduces you to types of funding available to NGOs from various grantmaking foundations in the United States. It will help you better understand how different types US foundations operate; understand their priorities in the developing and external relations field; know what information is relevant and where to find it; have the knowledge to make informed decisions on whether those donors are relevant to your organization or not; and understand whether you can apply for funds and if so, how to do it.
This video is ideally suited to fundraisers who want to build their fundraising capacity, executive directors/NGO managers who are responsible for donor relations, and, individuals who want to develop their professional skills and effectiveness.
About the trainers
Erik Detiger is the Managing Director of Philantropia, Inc and as an independent consultant and trainer has over a decade of experience working in the field of international philanthropy and fundraising. A highly successful international project manager and fundraising professional, Erik has raised over US $150 million in the non-profit field for numerous international projects from a wide variety of government agencies, foundations, and institutions. He has been successful in raising funds from a range of international institutional donors. Being of Dutch nationality and based in the States he counts with a wealth of knowledge on both US and European donors.
Meghan Arakelian is a Program Associate at Philantropia, Inc and is an experienced international fundraiser and researcher. She is especially skilled in conducting prospect research of international institutional donors. She has helped organize and led components of fundraising trainings in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America.
In addition to accessing the video, you will also be able to download resource material including the slideshow and resource material related to this video.