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Introduction to Media Relations: News Releases, Press Kits & Media Lists
Thursday, October 19, 2006  
9:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill

Summary: How can your organization position itself to receive more media coverage? Learn how to write a news release, assemble a press kit, and use media lists to improve your public image.
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Grantseeking 102 - Computer Resources for Nonprofits
Friday, October 20, 2006  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Foundation Center - Downtown & Business

Summary: This session familiarizes attendees with the Foundation Center’s specialized electronic databases that can be used by nonprofits for researching funders and related information.
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Grantseeking 102 - Computer Resources for Nonprofits
Tuesday, October 24, 2006  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Foundation Center - Downtown & Business

Summary: This session familiarizes attendees with the Foundation Center’s specialized electronic databases that can be used by nonprofits for researching funders and related information.
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Foundation Center Orientation
Wednesday, October 25, 2006  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Foundation Center - Downtown & Business

Summary: This session introduces the wealth of resources available through the Foundation Center, with emphasis on print resources for researching funders, other fundraising efforts, and nonprofit operations.
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Tips for Completing the Common Grant Application Format
Wednesday, November 8, 2006  
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: This interactive session will provide a "walk through" of the Common Grant Application Format, an application that is accepted by many funders in the region.
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Foundation Center Orientation
Thursday, November 9, 2006  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Foundation Center - Downtown & Business

Summary: This session introduces the wealth of resources available through the Foundation Center, with emphasis on print resources for researching funders, other fundraising efforts, and nonprofit operations.
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Grantseeking 101 - Grantseeking Basics: An Orientation to the Grantseeking Process
Friday, November 10, 2006  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: This workshop provides an overview of the funding research process for those seeking grants from foundations, corporations, and grantmaking public charities.
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Introduction to Strategic Planning for Nonprofits
Tuesday, November 14, 2006  
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Directions to this location: Mt. Lebanon Public Library

Summary: This program will discuss how to plan for next year's budget, what your nonprofit should look like in five years, and re-examining services in light of emerging community needs.
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Designing a Development Plan for Nonprofits
Tuesday, November 14, 2006  
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Directions to this location: Mt. Lebanon Public Library

Summary: This session will examine combinations of options, based on a nonprofit's strategic plan, for agencies to seek stable funding sources for operations and programs, and then develop and implement them.
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Basic Proposal Writing
Wednesday, November 15, 2006  
9:15 AM - 4:00 PM
Directions to this location: Wilkinsburg Public Library

Summary: This full-day workshop will provide instruction in the basic components and format of a grant proposal, and the process used to develop a project into a written grant request.
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Grantseeking 102 - Computer Resources for Nonprofits
Friday, November 17, 2006  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Foundation Center - Downtown & Business

Summary: This session familiarizes attendees with the Foundation Center’s specialized electronic databases that can be used by nonprofits for researching funders and related information.
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Grantseeking 102 - Computer Resources for Nonprofits
Monday, November 20, 2006  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Foundation Center - Downtown & Business

Summary: This session familiarizes attendees with the Foundation Center’s specialized electronic databases that can be used by nonprofits for researching funders and related information.
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Grantseeking 104 - Guide to Government Funding
Tuesday, November 21, 2006  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Foundation Center - Downtown & Business

Summary: This workshop will provide a basic understanding of the government grantseeking process and instruct how to research federal and state grants using government websites.
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