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Foundation Center Training

Gain your expertise
from our experts.

You can support our broad array of training efforts and make an impact that affects professionals and organizations throughout the sector.

Foundation Center Training offers you a flexible platform where you can learn from our team of experts through hands-on exercises, connect with peers, and develop the leadership skills needed to amplify your career.

With nearly 60 years of experience and direct input from grantmakers and subject experts, we deliver transformative training that addresses the most pressing needs in today's social sector and equips participants with knowledge and skills in three core competencies:

  • Fundraising
  • Organizational Sustainability
  • Leadership and Management

We know you have limited time and money, so our high-touch, high-quality courses are offered in various formats across many geographic regions. Plus, many are free!


Customized Training

From big-picture overviews to hands-on activities that let you practice what you just learned, our staff can deliver training in the format and at the skill level that works best for your audience. In-person workshops provide the opportunity to receive immediate feedback from experts and peers while self-paced eLearning and webinars allow your team to learn on their own schedules. Browse our standard course offerings.

Email us at to customize a training that fits your needs and budget today! Please include the following information in your request:

  • First and Last Name
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Organization Name
  • Location for requested training (city and state)
  • Approximate date(s)
  • What skills you are looking to develop

Even with some experience in grant writing, I learned so much in this course. I will definitely come back for more opportunities!

Elise Blasingame, Georgia Watch, Atlanta, GA

Foundation Center Training Leadership

Julieta Mendez, Director of Programs

Christine Bunting, Curriculum Design Manager

Elizabeth Zevada, Program Associate

Michael Lang, Capacity and Leadership Development Liaison