Date(s) - Wednesday, November 2, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Looking for grants for your nonprofit?
Come learn how to use Foundation Directory, the most comprehensive prospect research tool for fundraisers, with over 239,000+ grantmaker profiles. You will learn how to search for grantmakers who have funded organizations working on causes and with communities similar to those you serve.
Introduction to Candid and Foundation Directory: In collaboration with Parkersburg & Wood County Library, Nonprofits LEAD are pleased to announce our upcoming seminar, welcoming David Holmes from Candid to teach us how to use their Foundation Directory Online.
Please register HERE https://learning.candid.org/…/2022-11-02-introduction…/
Where: Parkersburg & Wood County Library, 3100 Emerson Ave., Parkersburg, WV 26104
NOTE: This class is for nonprofit organizations looking for funding. It is not geared to individuals seeking grants. We recommend you take our free one-hour course, Introduction to Finding Grants, before attending.
Upon completion of this course you should be able to:
-Explain what Foundation Directory is
-Identify your needs in preparation for searching for potential grantmakers in Foundation Directory
-Research potential grantmakers using a project-based search in Foundation Directory
-Evaluate prospects for strong or weak fit using Foundation Directory
-Identify the options for accessing Foundation Directory
-Access resources for getting help with Foundation Directory
By enrolling in this training, you agree to grant Candid permission to document this session with photography, film, and/or video. Material captured may be used in future publications, brochures, or other printed materials used to promote Candid. Please inform the instructor(s) if you do not agree to these conditions.
David Holmes (he/him) Network Engagement Manager, Candid
Dave Holmes is a Network Engagement Manager at Candid, coordinating contract trainings and the training and educational programming for the Midwest region. He returned to the Foundation Center (now Candid) in 2015 from a position as Senior Consultant at Grants Plus, writing grants and doing research for a variety of large and small nonprofit clients. In his initial nine-year tenure with Foundation Center, Dave served in various roles including Regional Training Specialist, Interim Director of Foundation Center – Cleveland, and Director of Capacity and Leadership Development.
Earlier in his career, Dave served as a Program Officer for the Stocker Foundation in Lorain, Ohio, and as the Director of Grants and Prospect Research at Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio. He is a current board member of Upcycle Parts Shop and Joel’s Place for Children and a former board member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Cleveland Chapter and of Joyful Noise Music School. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh, an MA from Villanova University, and an MLIS from Kent State University.