Before You Seek a Grant: A Checklist for New Nonprofits


Learn the characteristics of effective nonprofits and assess whether yours is ready for foundation fundraising.

This class is designed for new nonprofits or community groups with very little experience in grantseeking. We focus specifically on foundation fundraising.

The course will address such questions as:

Using Young Adult Literature to Talk with Teens About Sexual Violence and Consent


 NLA YART presents Karen Jensen from Teen Librarian Toolbox and her guest, YA author Christa Desir, to discuss using young adult literature to talk with teens about sexual violence and consent.

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The Kid and Teen-Friendly Library


Children and teenagers are a crucial group of patrons for any public library. On the next episode of American Libraries Live, we'll discuss how we can effectively get them into the library and involved with library programs and services.

Let's Move Faith and Communities


Join Let’s Move Faith and Communities, the Children's Museum of Manhattan, Let's Move! Child Care and Let's Move! Museums & Gardens for a webinar training that will equip health leaders to run EatPlayGrow™ in their communities!

Community Engagement through the Declaration for the Right to Librarie


The Declaration for the Right to Libraries initiative has flourished as a successful public awareness, advocacy and community engagement tool since its launch last year.  

45 Great FUNdraising Ideas in 60 Minutes


Attend this fast paced webinar to take away as many as 45 great FUNdraising ideas - some new, some reminders - in annual appeals, special events, board giving and more. These are just some of the great FUNdraising ideas listing in "FUNdraising! 180+ Great Ideas to Raise More Money". The webinar is presented by the author, Jean Block, a fundraising pro with more than 45 years of experience.

Feeding a Need: Helping Youth Find Summer Meals


Only one in six children who are eligible for the National School Lunch Program take advantage of the Summer Food Service Program. This means many children who regularly had access to nutritious meals during the school year may be undernourished or hungry over the summer, even when there are free meals available in their community.


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