Training details

calendar_today Tuesday, September 8, 2020

access_time 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET

place Candid New York Learning Center
Virtual Training
New York, NY 10005

attach_money Free


Are you new to Candid? This orientation will tell you who we are, what we do, and how our resources can help you. In a time of uncertainty, many nonprofit professionals and their organizations are facing unique challenges. Candid’s wide variety of resources, including online tools and trainings, can help you navigate these challenges. With our most trusted data and special programs on important issues in the social sector, Candid can help you fundraise effectively during these difficult times. Some of the resources covered in this orientation will be: 

  • Foundation Directory Online (FDO), a comprehensive prospect research tool with over 227,000 grantmaker profiles 
  • GuideStar, the world's largest source of information on nonprofit organizations 
  • Candid Learning, Candid’s learning community for the social sector 
  • Candid’s special topic websites, including our racial equity and COVID-19 pop-up sites 


  • Understand Candid’s resources and where to find them
  • Determine which Candid resources are most relevant to the needs of your organization

Intended audience

  • All levels of experience
  • Fundraising & development staff
  • Grant writers
  • Individual grantseekers
  • Marketing, communications, external affairs
  • Nonprofit startups


Alicia Hyman Social Sector Librarian - New York Learning Center, Candid
Magda Kress Social Sector Librarian - New York Learning Center Candid
Catalina Spinel Program Manager - New York Learning Center Candid

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