Foundation Center Directory Online

Foundation Center Directory Online

November 5, 2019

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 Tuesday, August 28, 2019 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

Rachel has been the Grants Manager since May 2018, having previously served as the Program Associate for Organizational Effectiveness (now Nonprofit Leadership and Effectiveness) since May 2015. Rachel graduated from the University of Evansville in Indiana, with a bachelor’s degree in Theatre Studies with Associated Studies in Religion and History and then worked in theatrical nonprofits in New York and Washington DC, including Arena Stage, for seven years. A native of New Orleans, Rachel returned home to obtain her Masters in Arts Administration, graduating with honors from the University of New Orleans. Rachel lives uptown with her husband, Daniel Pruksarnukul (a teacher at NOCCA), and their son, Westley.