Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds from US Foundations

The Webinar Video on “How to Raise Funds from US Foundations” is now available online.

Broadening the funding sources at present, has become more challenging  for the NGO managers and fundraisers, as sources of funding are numerous, and thus navigation gets complicated. This has caused them to be under more pressure than ever, often getting discouraged by the complexity of donor’s systems ending up with not even applying for those funds.

Unaware and lacking the knowledge of donors’ landscape, the NGO managers unnecessarily waste valuable time and money, trying to learn system’s operations. Raising their awareness about such avenues may increase their efficiency and effectiveness in fundraising campaigns.

This video aims to inform managers and fundraisers on types of funding available to them through an introduction to US Foundations.


Topics Covered

  • US Foundation Fundraising Landscape: giving for International Causes
  • Finding US Foundation Funders: Prospect Research Strategies; Print and Online Resources; Foundation Databases and Directories
  • Strategy for Successful Applications: Networking with US Foundations; Tips and Tricks for Letters of Inquiry and Proposals


Erik Detiger is an independent consultant and trainer, with over a decade of experience working in the field of international philanthropy and fundraising. A highly successful international project manager and fundraising professional, Erik has raised over US $100 million for numerous international projects from a wide variety of institutions. He has developed 100s of proposals for scores of donors. He will share a wealth of first-hand knowledge and expertise on what it takes to successfully raise funds.

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