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Join BPL's partner, Candid, for this free webinar. (Please note that you must register for GrantSpace in order to enroll in the webinar. Simple instructions are found on the registration page.)


Are you new to the field of grantseeking?

Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:

  • Who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations.
  • What do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding.
  • How do you identify potential funders and make the first approach.

Note: This orientation is not intended for individuals seeking grants for their own use. Please refer to Candid's Knowledge Base articles for Individual Grantseekers.

Intended Audience

Fundraising & development staff
Grant writers

Candid ( is a 501C3 nonprofit organization created when Foundation Center and GuideStar ( joined forces in 2019. Candid’s mission is to get you the information you need to do good. Candid provides data, knowledge and training on private foundations in the U.S. and around the world, and the work of U.S. nonprofit organizations.

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