Monday, June 22, 2009

FREE Program for Social Entrepreneurs Monday June 29

The Foundation Center in cooperation with the Columbus Foundation and the Columbus Metropolitan Library will be hosting two free programs for Nonprofit Organizations on Monday, June 29, 2009. Registration is Required. See below for information:

Program 1
Introduction to Foundation Directory Online Professional with a special Dialogue with Donors in Education

Monday, June 29, 20091:00pm - 3:00pm
Columbus Metropolitan Library Third Floor Board Room96 S. Grant AvenueColumbus, Ohio 43215
PH: 614-645-2275
A special session focused on the needs of education-focused nonprofits.
Do you need to secure funding for your programs? Join us for this session at our Columbus Cooperating Collection for an introduction to the Foundation Center's comprehensive Web subscription databases, The Foundation Directory Online Professional.
Following the class, we will host a conversation with representatives from two regional funders of education programs, including:
Sidney R. Hargro, Senior Officer, Strategy & Organizational Learning,
The Columbus Foundation
Marlene A. Casini, President/CEO,
Community Foundation of Delaware County
To Register: register online or Contact Diana Zepp at the Columbus Metro Library at (614) 645-2275
Program 2
A free program featuring resources, advice, and networking for Columbus-area nonprofits and anyone interested in the nonprofit world:Resource Market: Tackling Tough TimesColumbus Metropolitan Library
Main Library AuditoriumMonday, June 29th, 20094:30 - 7:00pm
PH: 614-645-2275
Register here: or
The Foundation Center wants to help your organization successfully weather the current financial storm, and our resource market can get you started. We are gathering top-tier professionals from a select group of Central Ohio nonprofits and businesses to share information about their services for nonprofits in a fun, trade fair atmosphere. Meet and greet (and eat!) while visiting 'vendor tables' and attending mini-sessions for must-know tips from each organization.For more information and REGISTRATION go to:


or call the Foundation Center /Cleveland (216) 861-1933 x325 or Diana Zepp at the Columbus Metropolitan Library 614-645-2275 asked to be transferred to Science, Business & News.