Training and access

Find Candid near you

Learn anytime, anywhere—online or in-person at our partner locations

Find a training or local program to attend. Or, learn on your own time from the comfort of home. Our training programs focus on proposal writing, fundraising, management, and more. Many programs are free, and we can also customize your experience. Bottom line: we want to help you win grants and make your organization stronger.

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We offer:

Online or in-person learning

Interactive free eLearning courses and webinars, or in-person learning programs at selected locations across the country.

Access to our databases

Candid's local partners provide communities with access to Candid's funding and nonprofit research databases.

Custom training

We can deliver training in the format and skill level that works best for your team. In-person workshops provide the opportunity to receive immediate feedback from experts and peers, while self-paced online courses and webinars allow your team to learn on their own schedules.

Online library

Access Candid's eBooks collection of over 200 titles (and counting!) anytime, anywhere, all for free.

Resource network

Funding Information Network (FIN)

400+ partner locations across the globe

Candid's network of libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit resource centers that can be found across the U.S. and around the world. Being a network partner means gaining access to Foundation Directory Online and more funding information resources to offer to your communities and harness for your own capacity building--and at a deep discount compared to what you would pay as an organizational subscriber. 

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Find help when you need it

Connect with staff directly to get answers to specific questions


Candid Support is backed by real staff ready to answer your questions related to nonprofits and fundraising, or specific tools and services we offer.


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Outreach staff

Candid staff are embedded in regions across the country and can be reached directly to help navigate you to the right resources, programs, or tools you need.