Introduction to  Fundraising Resources <ul><li>Andrea Snyder </li></ul><ul><li>Enoch Pratt Free Library </li></ul><ul><li>...
Agenda <ul><li>Grants Collection </li></ul><ul><li>World of Philanthropy </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying Funding Needs </li>...
What is the Grants Collection?
What is the Grants Collection? <ul><li>Cooperating Collection of the Foundation Center </li></ul><ul><li>www.foundationcen...
Understanding the World of Philanthropy http://flickr.com/photos/creativelychallenged/2348635312/
Why do we give? http://flickr.com/photos/wallyg/1751478133/
What is Philanthropy? <ul><li>The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or d...
Sources of Revenue for Reporting  Public Charities, 2004 Private Contributions 12.5% Government Grants 9.0% Investment Inc...
 
Securing Your Organization’s Financial Stability
Questions http://flickr.com/photos/lwr/12364944/
Identifying Funding Sources
Finding the Match! <ul><li>Area of interest / Subject </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic region/focus </li></ul><ul><li>Type of ...
Researching Potential Donors
Individuals
Why research individuals? http://flickr.com/photos/jalex_photo/397581862/
The Ideal Donor capacity willingness interest Research can help you find this perfect junction!
Three Types of Prospects <ul><li>Currently give or have given.  May be ready to increase donation. </li></ul><ul><li>Have ...
Creating Your List of Prospects <ul><li>Begin with those with the closest ties  to your organization: </li></ul><ul><ul><l...
Broadening Your Search <ul><li>Think creatively. </li></ul><ul><li>Research donors and board members of local and/or simil...
Research Sources <ul><li>Who’s Who </li></ul><ul><li>Professional/niche directories </li></ul><ul><li>News sources </li></ul>
Research Sources cont’d <ul><li>Portico </li></ul><ul><li>http://indorgs.virginia.edu/portico/ </li></ul><ul><li>APRA </li...
Questions http://flickr.com/photos/lwr/12364944/
Business http://flickr.com/photos/pbo31/2403049863
Why research businesses? http://flickr.com/photos/jalex_photo/397581862/
Targeting Businesses <ul><li>Reference USA  database </li></ul><ul><li>National Directory of Corporate Giving </li></ul><u...
Research Sources <ul><li>Hoovers </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hoovers.com/free/ </li></ul><ul><li>Websites of Corporate Gr...
Government http://flickr.com/photos/strike1/2433164427/
Research Sources <ul><li>Federal (U.S.) government </li></ul><ul><li>www.grants.gov   </li></ul><ul><li>State (Maryland) g...
Questions http://flickr.com/photos/lwr/12364944/
Foundations http://flickr.com/photos/wonderlane/2362777515/
Resources for Researching Grantmakers available @ Pratt   <ul><li>Print Directories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maryland’s Leadi...
Foundation Directory Online
Foundation Directory Online
Grants Direct
Grants Direct
Resources on Specific Funders <ul><li>Grantmaker Web sites </li></ul><ul><li>Grantmaker documents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An...
On-line Resources <ul><li>Finding Funders  (Foundation Center) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://fdncenter.org/funders </li></u...
Questions http://flickr.com/photos/lwr/12364944/
Where Else Can I Go? <ul><li>Grants Collection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.prattlibrary.org/locations/grants/index.as...
Let your journey begin…. http://flickr.com/photos/poppywright/266201478/
<ul><li>Andrea Snyder </li></ul><ul><li>Grants Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Enoch Pratt Free Library /  </li></ul><ul><li>...
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  • Intro to Fundraising Resources

    1. 1. Introduction to Fundraising Resources <ul><li>Andrea Snyder </li></ul><ul><li>Enoch Pratt Free Library </li></ul><ul><li>(410) 396-5320 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Grants Collection </li></ul><ul><li>World of Philanthropy </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying Funding Needs </li></ul><ul><li>Researching Donors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Individuals, Business, Gov’t, Foundations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wrap-Up </li></ul>
    3. 3. What is the Grants Collection?
    4. 4. What is the Grants Collection? <ul><li>Cooperating Collection of the Foundation Center </li></ul><ul><li>www.foundationcenter.org </li></ul>
    5. 5. Understanding the World of Philanthropy http://flickr.com/photos/creativelychallenged/2348635312/
    6. 6. Why do we give? http://flickr.com/photos/wallyg/1751478133/
    7. 7. What is Philanthropy? <ul><li>The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations. </li></ul><ul><li>Love of humankind in general. </li></ul><ul><li>Something, such as an activity or institution, intended to promote human welfare. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Sources of Revenue for Reporting Public Charities, 2004 Private Contributions 12.5% Government Grants 9.0% Investment Income 3.9% Other Income 3.7% Fees for Services and Goods 70.9% Source: Nonprofit Almanac 2007 National Center for Charitable Statistics, the Urban Institute
    9. 10. Securing Your Organization’s Financial Stability
    10. 11. Questions http://flickr.com/photos/lwr/12364944/
    11. 12. Identifying Funding Sources
    12. 13. Finding the Match! <ul><li>Area of interest / Subject </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic region/focus </li></ul><ul><li>Type of support </li></ul><ul><li>Similar organization’s funders </li></ul><ul><li>Dollar range </li></ul>
    13. 14. Researching Potential Donors
    14. 15. Individuals
    15. 16. Why research individuals? http://flickr.com/photos/jalex_photo/397581862/
    16. 17. The Ideal Donor capacity willingness interest Research can help you find this perfect junction!
    17. 18. Three Types of Prospects <ul><li>Currently give or have given. May be ready to increase donation. </li></ul><ul><li>Have never given but have personal relationship with organization. </li></ul><ul><li>Have similar interests but no personal connection. </li></ul>
    18. 19. Creating Your List of Prospects <ul><li>Begin with those with the closest ties to your organization: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your board and their families and friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other volunteers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your current and past donors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The people your organization serves </li></ul></ul>
    19. 20. Broadening Your Search <ul><li>Think creatively. </li></ul><ul><li>Research donors and board members of local and/or similar organizations. </li></ul><ul><li>Use lists of the wealthy, large gifts, top people by profession or industry, state and population group. </li></ul><ul><li>Read, Read, Read!! </li></ul>
    20. 21. Research Sources <ul><li>Who’s Who </li></ul><ul><li>Professional/niche directories </li></ul><ul><li>News sources </li></ul>
    21. 22. Research Sources cont’d <ul><li>Portico </li></ul><ul><li>http://indorgs.virginia.edu/portico/ </li></ul><ul><li>APRA </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.aprahome.org/researchlinks/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>David Lamb’s Prospect Research Page </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lambresearch.com/index.html </li></ul>
    22. 23. Questions http://flickr.com/photos/lwr/12364944/
    23. 24. Business http://flickr.com/photos/pbo31/2403049863
    24. 25. Why research businesses? http://flickr.com/photos/jalex_photo/397581862/
    25. 26. Targeting Businesses <ul><li>Reference USA database </li></ul><ul><li>National Directory of Corporate Giving </li></ul><ul><li>D & B Regional Business Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Maryland Business Directory </li></ul><ul><li>D & B Minority-Owned Business Directory </li></ul>
    26. 27. Research Sources <ul><li>Hoovers </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hoovers.com/free/ </li></ul><ul><li>Websites of Corporate Grantmakers </li></ul><ul><li>http://fdncenter.org/funders/grantmaker/gws_corp/corp1.html </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Prospector </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.internet-prospector.org/company.html </li></ul>
    27. 28. Government http://flickr.com/photos/strike1/2433164427/
    28. 29. Research Sources <ul><li>Federal (U.S.) government </li></ul><ul><li>www.grants.gov </li></ul><ul><li>State (Maryland) government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Governor’s Grants Office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.gov.state.md.us/grants.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maryland Red Book </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.mdredbookonline.com </li></ul></ul></ul>
    29. 30. Questions http://flickr.com/photos/lwr/12364944/
    30. 31. Foundations http://flickr.com/photos/wonderlane/2362777515/
    31. 32. Resources for Researching Grantmakers available @ Pratt <ul><li>Print Directories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maryland’s Leading 500 Foundations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foundation 1000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Directory of Corporate Giving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Guide to Funding in Religion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*** This is only a sampling*** </li></ul></ul>
    32. 33. Foundation Directory Online
    33. 34. Foundation Directory Online
    34. 35. Grants Direct
    35. 36. Grants Direct
    36. 37. Resources on Specific Funders <ul><li>Grantmaker Web sites </li></ul><ul><li>Grantmaker documents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newsletters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidelines/brochures </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IRS filings (Form 990-PF) </li></ul><ul><li>News articles </li></ul>
    37. 38. On-line Resources <ul><li>Finding Funders (Foundation Center) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://fdncenter.org/funders </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Guidestar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.guidestar.org </li></ul></ul>
    38. 39. Questions http://flickr.com/photos/lwr/12364944/
    39. 40. Where Else Can I Go? <ul><li>Grants Collection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.prattlibrary.org/locations/grants/index.aspx </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Foundation Center, Washington DC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://fdncenter.org/washington/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Maryland Nonprofits (MANO) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.mdnonprofits.org/ </li></ul></ul>
    40. 41. Let your journey begin…. http://flickr.com/photos/poppywright/266201478/
    41. 42. <ul><li>Andrea Snyder </li></ul><ul><li>Grants Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Enoch Pratt Free Library / </li></ul><ul><li>State Library Resource Center </li></ul><ul><li>www.prattlibrary.org/locations/grants </li></ul><ul><li>(410)396-5320 </li></ul>
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