Updated weekly, Foundation Directory Online Professional provides access to essential facts on grantmakers and their funding activities worldwide. To pinpoint prospective funders, explore four comprehensive databases: Grantmakers, Companies, Grants, and 990s. This premier tool contains more than 120,000 foundation and corporate donors and 3 million recent grants. Not Available Outside the Marysville Library.
The Foundation Center's learning community for the social sector, offering information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of nonprofits worldwide in need of know-how for securing funding and operating effective organizations.
Foundation Center's collective intelligence for the social sector, providing access to thousands of case studies, evaluations, white papers, and issue briefs addressing some of the world's most pressing social problems. These documents published by the organizations themselves answer the question of what came after they received funding.
These materials are a part of the Fundraising Reference collection which is available for use in the Marysville Library. These items are conveniently located for you at the Information Service point. Topics include directories, proposal writing, grantseeking, board development and more.
Opportunities to Learn
A sample of free webinars offered through the Grantspace, click on the Classroom tab
Grantseeking Basics: Gain an introduction to the world of foundation fundraising.
Introduction to Finding Funders: Learn how to find funders for your nonprofit with the Foundation Center's comprehensive funding research tool. (i.e. using FDO Pro)
Getting Started with Foundation Grants to Individuals Online: Learn effective strategies for finding funders that support individuals with the Foundation Center's online funding database.
Guide to Online Grantseeker Resources: Learn to navigate and use the wide range of resources available on the Foundation Center's newest web site, GrantSpace.org.
Proposal Writing Basics: Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation.
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