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Nonprofits Front & Center - Free Event for Nonprofits
Perfecting Your Pitch for Maximum Impact: Effective Marketing for Nonprofits
Thursday, December 5th at 7 pm
Getting noticed. Standing out from the crowd. Building a community. Stewarding donors. These are imperatives for nonprofits who want to make the world a better place. The words you choose can dramatically advance your mission. Marketing expert Erica Mills will help you find the right words in this interactive workshop.
Reception to follow the program.
or by telephone at 425-885-1861
15990 NE 85th Street
DVDs on Fundraising
Did you know . . .
that you can check out DVDs about helping your Board be involved with fundraising?
Grants Databases at Redmond Library
About the Nonprofit & Philanthropy Resource Center
The Nonprofit & Philanthropy Resource Center, located at the Redmond Library, serves the entire King County Library System. This collection is comprised of information on such topics as nonprofit organizations, fundraising and philanthropy.
The Foundation Center has granted the King County Library System status as a “Cooperating Collection” in their national “Cooperating Collections Network.” This Network provides information on private philanthropic giving to the grantseeking public. We provide free access to their database, Foundation Directory Online Professional (FDO Professional), on three dedicated computers. The database includes over 100,000 foundations and corporate giving programs, 650,000 IRS 990s that are fully searchable and more than 2 million grants. The database is updated weekly. Results can be printed, saved to a flash drive or, in many cases e-mailed. We also provide free access to several other databases: Philanthropy Northwest's Northwest Funders Directory, GrantStation, NOZA and The Foundation Center's Celebrity Foundation Directory. Appointments can be made to learn how to use the grants databases.
This Web site offers more than 200 links to Web sites dealing with nonprofit and fundraising topics In addition, the Nonprofit Calendar posts meetings, workshops, seminars and conferences on any nonprofit or fundraising topic that takes place in Western Washington.
The Redmond Library provides study areas and 62 PC workstations that have Internet connections, Microsoft Office software and the King County Library System catalog. The KCLS catalog provides access to more than 2.4 million items in the System. The Redmond Library has information to help you research projects of interest to nonprofit organizations.
The Library also has a meeting room that holds twelve people and another that holds 130 people or can be divided into two rooms holding 65 people each. Meeting rooms are free of charge for noncommercial use. Two small study rooms can be reserved. Parking at the Library is free.
Nonprofit & Philanthropy Resource Center
15990 NE 85th St.
Redmond, WA 98052
E-Book to Check Out
Managing Nonprofit Organizations
by Mary Tschirhart
& Wolfgang Bielefeld.
New Edition of A Classic
Getting Funded: The Complete Guide to Writing Grant Proposals by Susan Howlett and Renee Bourque. 5th Edition, completely revised & updated. Seattle: Word & Raby Publisher, 2011.
Find updates at Getting Funded Updates.