Training details

calendar_today Friday, January 31, 2020

access_time 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm ET

place Hillsborough Library branch
379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

attach_money Free


This is part of the Nonprofit Series for staff, board members, and volunteers. Join us on four Fridays as we will learn about grant seeking, about Candid's Foundation Directory Online (FDO), practice the FDO, and be introduced to grant proposals. Please register for any or all of these free workshops.

This session is an interactive class is designed for staff, board members, and volunteers at established nonprofit organizations. Candid's Foundation Directory Online (FDO) database allows you to search 140,000+ foundations to find money for your nonprofit.

Please bring your own laptop for this interactive session. A few library computers will be available to use on a first-come, first-serve basis. This will be a 100% practice session. Be prepared to research a funding need for your nonprofit. Hands-on guidance will be offered by retired grant writer and Certified FDO Expert and Trainer, Seana Zimmer.

This event is organized by a Funding Information Network partner.


  • Practice using this database, guided by an FDO expert and trainer.
  • Discover the dozen filters of the FDO database.
  • Learn how to save your lists and your profiles of potential funders.

Intended audience

  • All levels of experience


Seana Zimmer, Foundation Center Certified Expert and Trainer



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