Workshops & Events

Events

  • Monday, April 24, 2017
    • Monday, April 24, 2017
      Cartonera Collection Open House
      2:30 pm-4:00 pm
      Cartonera publishers appear in Latin America as we witness the fast-paced development of new publishing technologies. They are hand made out of photocopies that are bound into embellished cardboard covers making every copy a unique object in itself. UW-Madison holds the largest collection of cartonera books world-wide. We invite you to come experience these books with the team of people that have built this collection.
    • Monday, April 24, 2017
      Carretera Cartonera Screening and Q&A With the Filmmakers
      5:00 pm-6:30 pm
      Carretera Cartonera chronicles the road trip of two Italian filmmakers as they travel across five Latin American countries to understand Cartonera book production. What they find is a diverse and vast array of citizens committed to using literary production as a means of fighting for social justice, economic equality, and a more sustainable world. Trailer: https://vimeo.com/124812308
  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    • Wednesday, May 17, 2017
      Introduction to Finding Grants: Part 1
      1:00 pm-2:00 pm
      Learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants for your non-profit organization, complete with a brief demonstration of the Foundation Directory Online. Workshop materials will be available in person and online below.
    • Wednesday, May 17, 2017
      Introduction to Finding Grants: Part 2
      2:15 pm-3:00 pm
      Gain hands-on experience using the Foundation Center’s flagship database, the Foundation Directory Online. Those new to grants research should consider taking this session with Part I. Workshop materials will be available in person and online below.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017
    • Tuesday, May 23, 2017
      Introduction to Foundation Maps
      10:00 am-11:00 am
      Foundation Maps is the Foundation Center's data visualization tool design to help funders and grantseekers see who is funding what and where around the world. Learn how to use this tool to access the knowledge and data needed to make strategic decisions in your funding research. Workshop materials will be available in person and online below.
  • Thursday, May 25, 2017
    • Thursday, May 25, 2017
      Introduction to Proposal Writing
      1:00 pm-2:30 pm
      In this workshop, you will get an introductory overview to the proposal writing process, including effective ways to follow up on your proposal. Workshop materials will be available in person and online below.