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Get the Next Grant by Giving Your Funders What They Need and Want - Canadian Edition

Metasoft Systems

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (PST)

Get the Next Grant by Giving Your Funders What They...

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UPDATE: Due to the weather impacting the east coast of Canada and the US, we have rescheduled this webinar to Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at 10:00am Pacific Time (1:00pm Eastern Time). If you have any questions, please contact

Stewardship Matters - Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship with Funders for More Grants

We all know how to complete the required reports. In this session, we will teach you the extra steps your organizatio needs to take to reinforce a great relationship with a funding partner, or rebuild one that has give way under stress. This session goes beyond impact measurements to show you how to: 

  • Build stewardship into every communication step so you build a strong funding relationship
  • Think strategically about Funders' information needs and interests and align them with your outcome presenations
  • Change metrics, outcomes and result reporting from drudgery to an advantageous tool for getting the next grant

Topics will include:

  • Reading between the lines: anticipating what Funders really need to know from you, to present their success as a funder
  • Preparing the mandatory reports so they communication more than the minimum and stand out from the crowd
  • Turning Funders from grantors to involved investors and partners
  • Ways to handle tough situations and build or rebuild trust
  • Exciting new ways to work with Foundations so they see you as a necessary partner in the fulfillment of their mission

This session is useful for staff at all levels in nonprofit organizations especially those in grants management, communications, and the office of the executive. It is the fourth and final webinar in our Relationship Building for Successful Fundraising Series. Each webinar in this series stands on its own and does not have any pre-requisites. You can participate in any or all the webinars as you need. If you missed the live event, recordings and materials from each webinar are available.

Recordings and materials are included in your registration. Listen and learn at your convenience!

Materials will be sent to registered participants before the live webinar


 Participation in "Getting the Next Grant by Giving Your Funders What They Need and Want" is applicable for 1.50 credits in Category 1.B-Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

What others have said about our previous webinars…


“The [webinar] encouraged us to have a fresh approach to grant writing “

- C.N., Vancouver, British Columbia



“It was a great webinar and excellent knowledge shared by Shadi. Thanks for feeding through all the questions and making sure each got answered.”

 - B.D., Las Vegas, Nevada


“Great job. Very helpful. Your last webinar, and the recording you sent afterwards, helped me convince executive leadership to move forward with building cases for support for all our programs.”

 - S.L., Wilton Manors, Florida



Webinar Series Guest Presenter: Melissa Brown

Melissa Brown

Melissa Brown advises nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and internationally. She has worked for nearly 20 year at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, most recently as managing editor of Giving USA.

Ms. Brown presents on generational differences on giving, writing successful grant proposals, and regional and national giving statistics. Her research focuses on recent charitable contributions, state-level differences in charitable giving, and gender differences in motivations for giving.

She earned her bachelor's degree at Reed College in Portland, Oregon and a Master of Governmental Administration degree at the University of Pennsylvania. Her firm's website is She blogs at under the title "Giving Choices" and tweets as @npowriter


Webinar Series Presenter:  Shadi Mogadime

Shadi Mogadime

Shadi is the Senior Fundraising Consultant at Metasoft Systems Inc. She has over 25 years experience in the non-profit sector in Canada and the USA. Shadi has held senior director positions in both marketing and development; juried foundation grants; and facilitated a grant program for a major foundation.

As a consultant, she has assisted non-profit organizations with strategic planning, staff and board development, as well as mentoring a number of senior directors. Shadi has a wealth of knowledge of the non-profit sector and a track record of highly successful programs and projects from multi-million dollar capital campaigns to annual fund strategies for large, small and mid-size organizations.    



Relationship Building for Successful Fundraising Series

Your existing relationships are a goldmine for increasing the amount of money you raise. This series focuses on the kinds of relationships that help you reach your fundraising goals, and gives you all the tools and information you need to get started today! Read more…

Series Webinars:

1. What Foundations Want: Inside Intelligence on Grant-Makers  
   Recording from Tuesday, September 18, 2012

2. Secrets to Engage Your Board in Fundraising  
    Recording from Tuesday, October 2, 2012

3. Get More Grants by Developing Relationships with Funders
     Recording fromTuesday, October 16, 2012 1

4. Getting the Next Grant by Giving Your Funders What They Need
    and Want
    NEW Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2012 10:00am – 11:30am (PDT)

All webinars will be one hour of presentation followed by 30 minutes of questions and answers.

Register for the whole series and you get one webinar for free!

Series price: $238.40 (regular price if purchased separately $395.80)


About FoundationSearch

FoundationSearch is North America’s leading source of fundraising information for non-profits and charities. Our online resource includes more than 120,000 foundations, representing billions of dollars in annual granting, and includes tools to locate grants by type, value, year, recipient, donor and historical giving trends, and much more. Along with BIG Online, FoundationSearch is a key resource for the nonprofit sector, and an integral part of Metasoft’s mission to help non-profits efficiently identify, attract, and manage the relationships and resources vital to the fulfillment of their philanthropic missions.

About Metasoft

Metasoft Systems Inc. is a privately owned Information Technology consulting and development corporation. Established in 1988, Metasoft operates two successful business units, FoundationSearch/ BIG Online and Imager, that provide market leading products and services to the non-profit and IT sectors. Click here for other Metasoft recordings.

Audio Option: Participants are automatically connected to Audio Broadcasting upon entry, which requires computer speakers or headset. Another option is to call a dial-in toll number. This information will be provided prior to the start of the webinar.

System Requirements: Please click here for details.

Cancellation Policy: There is a 24-hour cancellation policy when registering for the webinar. If you cancel your registration more than 24 hours before the start of the webinar, you will receive a full refund in the same method as your payment. Please send an email to  to request a refund.

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (PST)

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Metasoft Systems

Metasoft Systems Inc. is provider of FoundationSearch, North America’s most comprehensive source of fundraising information, with full grant and trending analysis on over 120,000 foundations and an integrated donor management system. Our newest offerings include Director Connections, an innovative relationship mapping tool, and Metasoft Education, featuring web-based and live trainings with leaders in philanthropy.

 All our live and recorded courses are CFRE accredited.

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