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Foundation Directory Online (FDO)

#1 grantseeking tool

You know funders are out there. Foundation Directory Online, the most extensive, up-to-date database of philanthropic giving, can show you where they areā€”and help you win more funding from them.

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Since 1956, Foundation Center has provided the high-quality data you can also find in Foundation Directory Online today.

FDO Quick Start

Foundation Directory Online offers a free search tool, FDO Quick Start, that provide access to essential information about over 100,000 foundations and 250,000+ IRS forms 990-PF.

Funder profiles include:

  • address and contact information
  • fields of interest
  • program areas
  • fiscal information

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Find your next scholarship, fellowship, or grant!

Think foundations won't support you? Find 10,000+ sources of funding for students, artists, researchers, and other individuals.

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