Foundation Directory Online – Grant Database

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Looking for funding opportunities for your organizations or projects? 

Access Foundation Directory Online Professional Edition, a database of grantmakers and their grants, from the Olson Library.  It includes descriptions of over 96,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S.; a database of over 3,500 sponsoring companies; a database of over 1.5 million recently awarded grants; and a keyword-searchable database of over 561,000 recently filed IRS Forms 990 and 990-PF.

Onsite, FDO can be utilized by anyone, regardless of whether they are an OML patron.  We also offer remote access to cardholders via checkout of chromebook laptops.

You may make reservations by calling the library at 479-8070.  If no reservations are scheduled, walk-in users are welcome to access FDO on a first come, firs served basis.  Please ask a staff-member to get you logged in when requesting use of FDO onsite.  Sessions may be limited to 2 hours during times of high demand.

Please note that priority access will be given to representatives of organizations that financially support the FDO subscription and the sessions of non-contributors may be suspended for priority access use.  A ten minute usage window will be authorized to a public library user should a Contributor request access.

More information on FDO, including sample searches and grantmaker profiles, can be found here.

Access to this resource is provided by the generous contributions of several local non-profit and local business organizations.  Access is by annual  subscription which may be renewed, pending community financial support. New Contributors will be accepted at any time; please contact the Library Director

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