grants

Find funders with Foundation Directory Online

Are you looking for funders for your nonprofit? The Nonprofit Resource Center offers free access to the Foundation Directory Online, a premier research tool for discovering grantmaking foundations and companies.

If you’re using FDO for the first time or looking to improve your research skills, there are several free online tutorials and webinars that can help.

How to Thank Your Donors

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Your thank you letter has a bigger role than just acknowledging donors' contributions. It is an important part of building relationships with donors, and what it says (or doesn't say) can motivate them to stay with your organization; contribute more time, talent, or money; or find another charity to support.

Foundation Stats: Top Givers, Top Recipients, and Most Funded Areas

Foundation stats chart

The Foundation Center's recently revamped Foundation Stats provides the most comprehensive resource available for generating tables and charts on the size, scope, and giving priorities of the U.S. foundation community.

Use Foundation Stats to explore the top grantmakers and top grant recipients in the US, export data, or create charts to use in presentations or reports.

Foundation Directory Online Free

Foundation Directory Online, now includes a free search tool that has replaced Foundation Finder, providing public access to essential information about nearly 90,000 foundations and over 250,000 IRS Forms 990-PF.

Profiles include the following information:

 

Government Fundraising: Useful Websites and Resources

For those who are new to federal and state grants, the jungle of information and application red tape can be daunting. Use the following breadcrumbs—in the form of online resources and books—and you’ll be set on a well-marked path for government fundraising.

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