Foundation Center Databases

The Foundation Center databases are only licensed for use as part of the Nonprofit Resource Center
and therefore limited to access within the Central Library.

Foundation Directory Online logoFoundation Directory Online Professional

[In Library Use Only - Available at Central Library]

Use FDO to find information on more than 98,000 U.S. foundations including direct corporate giving programs and company-sponsored foundations, 900,000 recent grants, and more than 400,000 key decision-makers.

FDO provides comprehensive, in-depth information on U.S. grantmakers and their grants, drawn from reliable sources, including IRS 990s, grantmaker web sites and annual reports, plus data provided directly by grantmakers. Data is compiled into four searchable databases - Grantmakers, Companies, Grants, and 990s. [Full Description]

Foundation Grants to Individuals online logoFoundation Grants to Individuals Online

[In Library Use Only - Available at Central Library]

Quickly search through detailed descriptions of more than 6,500 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers and other individual grantseekers. Find foundations that fund educational support, scholarships and student loans, arts and cultural support, students and graduates of specific schools, research and professional support and general welfare and special needs. Search by any combination of the following search fields: Foundation Name, Foundation State, Foundation City, Geographic Focus, Fields of Interest, Types of Support, Company Name, School Name, and Text search. [Full Description]

Foundation Maps logoFoundation Maps

[In Library Use Only - Available at Central Library]

Access to comprehensive funding data — and ways to make sense of that information — is essential to understanding the field of philanthropy, an organization’s own place within it, and new opportunities to make a difference.

Foundation Maps is Foundation Center’s premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world.

With millions of grants from 2006 to the present, innovative ways to visualize funding data, and the flexibility and precision to tailor research, Foundation Maps helps funders and nonprofits access the knowledge they need to make strategic decisions and strengthen their impact.