Foundation Grants Directory
The best way to find more information on private funders is to use the Foundation Center's superb search engines at http://fdncenter.org/searchzone/. At this site, it is possible to:
- Search over 1500 U.S. grant-makers by type (private, corporate, community, or grant-making public charity), or all at once using keywords.
- Search for a foundation's tax return (form 990 PF) and print it using Adobe Acrobat.
- Review an annotated list of private funders or use the directory to visit the funder's website. Private funders include private foundations, corporate grant-makers, grant-making public charities, and community foundations.
- Search the archives of Philanthropy News Digest (January 1995 to the present).
- Search the Literature of the Non-profit Sector (LNPS) database of the literature of philanthropy, which incorporates the unique contents of the Foundation Center's five libraries.