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Foundations 101: Part 2 // Winter 2022
Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST
Category: Online-Only

Foundations 101: Part 2

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
4:00pm - 6:00pm ET

Format: Online
Location: Zoom
Intended Audience: Development professionals from nonprofit organizations with budget sizes between $100,000 and $2.5 million.
Participation Level: Medium - A mix of presentation and discussion.

This workshop will focus on how to identify and research foundation prospects and getting your foot in the door with a new donor. Whether you are stuck in a rut with the same circle of supporters or you are just starting out as a grant writer, this session is geared towards expanding your list of prospects and increasing your response rate.

This workshop is part of a 3-part series. While not required, participants are encouraged to take all three workshops. This workshop is best for companies with budget sizes over 100,000 but under 2.5 million. 501 (c) 3 status is strongly encouraged. This workshop does not focus on corporate sponsorship or government funding.
Register for Part 1
Register for Part 3

Melissa Dognazzi is the Assistant Director of Institutional Giving at The Moth, where she oversees the organization’s portfolio of government, foundation, and private corporate support. Prior to joining The Moth, Melissa worked at A.R.T./New York as the Senior Manager of Institutional Giving, and in major gifts at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA/Boston). When not writing poetry or making choreography, she serves on the Board of Directors at MassLEAP, an arts service organization dedicated to youth social justice through the medium of spoken word poetry. Melissa earned her B.A. from Worcester State University studying creative writing, theatre, and film.


All A.R.T./New York workshops, roundtables, and trainings feature automated captioning provided by Zoom. ASL interpretation and CART captioning services are available by request; requests must be made at least 5 business days before the event. For requests, accessibility information, or other accommodations please contact David Shane at [email protected].

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