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All In-Person Pratt Library Events Cancelled, Virtual Events Now Available

Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, all Pratt Library locations are closed out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our customers. We will continue to update this page with more information as the situation evolves.

Virtual events are now available online! Browse our virtual events and attend online workshops, writers’ groups, and more from the comfort of your own home.

Getting Grant Ready: Launching a Nonprofit 12 Week Series

Starting a nonprofit organization can be an inspiring way to give back to your community and help those in need. However, it is important to understand all of the steps involved in this process before moving forward. This 12 week series will walk you through the information you need to know to become a functioning nonprofit.  

Anna Tatro, Grants Librarian, and other nonprofit experts, will lead you through this series. You will be introduced to Pratt resources including: Gale Courses, Legal Forms, RefUSA, Gale Business Plan Builder and more.     

It is encouraged that you participate in the entire series, or you can pick and choose.  

No registration required.  

Please email grc@prattlibrary.org for more information

March 3rd       Is a Nonprofit Right for Me? 

March 10th     Nonprofit Market Research

March 17th     Writing a Captivating Mission Statement

March 24th     Starting and Maintaining a Nonprofit  

March 31st      Building a Working Board

April 7th          Using Logic Models for Program Planning

April 14th         Program Evaluation

April 21st        Digital Marketing:  Using Social Media

April 28th         Prospect Research using the FDO

May 5th           Grants:  Writing the Narrative

May 12th        Creating a Program Budget

May 19th         Pitch Your Nonprofit 

Tuesday, May 19 at 10:30am to 12:30am

Central Library, Business, Science, and Technology Room 1801
400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Event Type

Non-Profit Management and Fundraising Classes

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Nonprofit Management

Event Publisher

Tracy Dimond - for Adults

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