Introduction to Candid and Foundation Directory In-Person
Come learn how to use Foundation Directory, the most comprehensive prospect research tool for fundraisers, with over 239,000+ grantmaker profiles. You will learn how to search for grantmakers who have funded organizations working on causes and with communities similar to those you serve. We’ll also give you an overview of Candid and the resources available through Candid Learning and through GuideStar.org.
Instructor: Dave Holmes, Knowledge Engagement Manager, CandidDave Holmes is a Network Engagement Manager at Candid, coordinating contract trainings and the training and educational programming for the Midwest region. He returned to the Foundation Center (now Candid) in 2015 from a position as Senior Consultant at Grants Plus, writing grants and doing research for a variety of large and small nonprofit clients. In his initial nine-year tenure with Foundation Center, Dave served in various roles including Regional Training Specialist, Interim Director of Foundation Center – Cleveland, and Director of Capacity and Leadership Development.
Earlier in his career, Dave served as a Program Officer for the Stocker Foundation in Lorain, Ohio, and as the Director of Grants and Prospect Research at Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio. He is a current board member of Upcycle Parts Shop and Joel's Place for Children and a former board member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Cleveland Chapter and of Joyful Noise Music School. He holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Pittsburgh, an MA from Villanova University, and an MLIS from Kent State University.
- Thursday, August 18, 2022
- 6:00pm - 7:30pm
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
- Brody Nelson, Room B
- Lee Road