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Every month, the Foundation Center in Washington, DC , offers an array of free and affordable classes. Check out their learning opportunities.

Featured Trainings

10th Annual Nonprofit Forum

OP3, Greater McLean Chamber, United Way NCA and Mason Center for Nonprofit Management, Philanthropy and Policy present a power-packed regional nonprofit forum.

Leveraging Collective Capacity:
How Businesses & Nonprofits Can Strengthen Communities

Dr. Alan Abramson, Director, GMU Center for Nonprofit Management, Philanthropy and Policy
Sonal Shah, Executive Director, Beeck Center at Georgetown University
Clifford Yee, RAFFA
Gretchen Van Der Veer, Fair Chance
Join a distinguished group of academics, non-profit leaders and businesspeople to learn and discuss how business and non-profits can leverage their resources and relationships to positively transform their communities. 

Date:March 21, 2016
Time: 8:00-3:00 pm .
Location: George Mason University - Arlington Campus
REGISTER Click here



Grants Research and Training Center (GRTC)
As a cooperating collection of the Foundation Center, the GRTC is a community resource for nonprofit organizations, students, artists, and other individuals seeking foundation grant opportunities.

How do I find grants for my nonprofit?
Visit the Grants Research and Training Center. Check out this flyer for more info.



  • Free access to the Foundation Center electronic databases on grantmakers: Foundation Directory Online Professional, Foundation Grants to Individuals Online and Philanthropy Insight.
  • Personalized assistance by trained staff on how to use the Foundation Center resources, walk-ins welcome or contact us to set up an appointment.
  • Workshops on best practices in grant writing, grant seeking resources and related topics. Some workshops are free. See calendar for event details.
  • Pro-bono review of grant proposals , contact GRTC for details.
  • Additional resources for nonprofits.
Companies that Care

Planning Ahead
Before Seeking A Grant

How do I find grants for my Nonprofit?

Visit Granspace!

Partnerships Explore Opportunities
Answers to common questions from grant seekers

Partnerships Nonprofit and Community Resources
An online resource designed specifically to meet the needs of grant seekers.

Hours of Operation

10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 4:30pm
10:00am - 4:30pm
Fridays & Holidays Closed

703-324-8343 / 703-222-9198

Mail or Visit Us:
Grants Research and
Training Center

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 432

Fairfax, VA 22035

GRTC is supported by:
GRTC Sponsors

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