The Central Illinois Nonprofit Resource Center at the University of Illinois at Springfield is offering two FREE community workshops on locating private foundation money and the use of the Center's resources. This workshops will include: - Demonstration of the specialized databases -- Foundation Directory Online Professional and Business Source Complete -- and how to most effectively use them to find a good match for your organization's funding needs. - Introduction on what to consider when seeking private foundation monies - Interpreting the information found about a foundation and its funding areas. - Information regarding locating the Foundation Centers online tutorials and webstreams - Instruction on the use of CINRC reference materials to supplement your grant search. - Discussion of tips about proposal writing and communicating with the foundations. Due to limited seating and resources, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: http://go.illinois.edu/CINRCCalendar Click on desired workshop and scroll down to and click on REGISTRATION link. Please pass this information along to anyone you believe may be interested.