Foundation Center Directory Online

Foundation Center Directory Online

November 10, 2020

Greater New Orleans Foundation
Center for Philanthropy
919 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

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Foundation Center Directory Online (FCDO) provides the most current, accurate, and comprehensive information available on over 98,000 U.S. grantmakers and their grants, drawn from reliable sources, including IRS Form 990s, grantmaker web sites and annual reports, and the grantmakers themselves. The searchable database allows users to select key words to identify the grantmakers that are the best match with their organization and project. The Directory is not an application system for grants.

The workshop offers an overview of grant prospecting and use of FCDO. The workshop will provide participants a(n):

  • Strengthened understanding of how to prepare for a grant application
  • Ability to use the directory to identify prospects that are a good match with my organization.
  • Knowledge about the Foundation Center Directory Online Database.
  • Understanding of how to use the information from the directory to increase the effectiveness of your proposal writing.

Please note, it is not possible to individually search the Directory during the workshop.

To learn more about individually accessing FCDO at the Greater New Orleans Foundation) click here.

The Foundation Center Directory Online workshop is on November 10, 2020 from 9:00 – 11:00am at the Center for Philanthropy (home of the Greater New Orleans Foundation) at 919 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130. Click here to register.

About the Presenter

Kristen Craig joined the Foundation in August 2018 as the Organizational Effectiveness Program Associate. In her role, Kristen aids the department’s efforts to strengthen the region’s nonprofits. A native of New Orleans, Kristen received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Tulane University in 2010. Prior to joining the Foundation, Kristen was the Administrative Assistant for the New Orleans Early Education Network housed at Agenda for Children for five years. She also worked for Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical medicine as a Program Coordinator in the Department of Epidemiology.