Virtual and Third Party Course Offerings

We are taking a brief summer (& early fall) hiatus from in-person course offerings here at the St. Louis Public Library Grants & Foundation Center. Until we kick things off again in October, here are some options – both virtual and in real life - to keep you busy and engaged: St. Louis Public Library […]

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Past and Future Grants Classes at SLPL (Save the Dates!)

Many thanks to Amy Lottes, GPC, Director of Grant Management at The Little Bit Foundation & Logos School, for the fantastic Grant Writing 101 course on June 8.  If you weren’t able to make it, we have good news: Amy will be returning in the fall to offer the program again! Here is our lineup […]

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Grant Writing 101 FREE at Central Library on June 8!

Join us on June 8 from 4:30 – 6 p.m. to hear Amy Lottes, GPC, give an overview of the ins and outs of nonprofit grant writing. Amy has been working in nonprofit development for 30 years and has graciously agreed to substitute for Kent Hornberger, our original speaker who will be on the disabled […]

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Third Party Programming for Nonprofits

As usual, there is a lot of good information out there in the St. Louis nonprofit community. Here are some local workshops, conferences, and training opportunities over the next few months (& of course some related #book recommendations from St. Louis Public Library). Revisit these organization's sites &/or watch this space for future offerings, and please […]

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Grant Writing 101

We are excited to welcome Kent Hornberger, GPC, a member of the Board of Directors of the Grant Professionals Certification Institute and a board member of the Grant Professionals Association's St. Louis Regional Chapter, back to St. Louis Public Library to present "Grant Writing 101" on Thursday June 8 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. Drawing on his […]

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Welcome to Oscar Week! (& a free program for filmmakers at Central!)

Thursday March 2 from 4-5 p.m. join Sue Greenberg, Executive Director of Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts, as she shares her list of 10 Books Every Filmmaker Should Read (a couple of teaser titles are included below) as well as the services VLAA provides. We will meet in Central Library's Creative Experience space and Honna […]

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News from the SLPL Grants & Foundation Center

1) An update regarding ongoing technological "issues" - while St. Louis Public Library has recovered most of its post-hack computer functionality, we continue to have periodic issues with the public databases, including the Foundation Center grant databases (Foundation Directory Online, Foundation Maps, & Foundation Grants to Individuals Online). Most Library databases can still be accessed from […]

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10 Books Every Musician/Filmmaker/Writer [pick one or more] Should Read

Join Sue Greenberg, Executive Director of Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts (VLAA), when she visits Central Library not once, not twice, but THREE times to pitch books to various sectors of the local artist community in St. Louis Public Library’s spring series: “10 Books Every Artist Should Read.” The series kicks off on […]

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Third Party Programs for Nonprofits

In addition to the great, FREE programs that are offered here at Central (check back here for updates), there are several other local organizations offering interesting, useful, and reasonably priced programs for nonprofit folks. Here are a few from GPA, NSC & UMSL's NPML program that are coming up in January 2017 (& at the bottom […]

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Happy holidays – see you in 2017!

There will be NO "Get to Know the Grants & Foundation Center" this month - this event, which we normally hold on the 4th Monday of each month, falls on December 26 when St. Louis Public Library is closed in observance of Christmas. Our next GFC "open house" will be held at noon on January 23, […]

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