Researching grantmakers

599 views

Published on

Published in: Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
599
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
8
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • There is much more to the process than writing a proposal. Grants involve prioritizing your needs, project planning, identifying funders, getting to know them as much as possible, and then carrying out the grant-funded project.
  • There is much more to the process than writing a proposal. Grants involve prioritizing your needs, project planning, identifying funders, getting to know them as much as possible, and then carrying out the grant-funded project.
  • Researching grantmakers

    1. 3. Grants Information Center <ul><ul><li>400+ book and magazine titles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help finding articles and online resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foundation Directory Online Professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grant Seeking and FUNd Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ALL FREE </li></ul></ul>
    2. 4. Source: Foundation Center Guide to Proposal Writing , fifth ed. (2007)
    3. 5. Image: Mastro Biggo Flickr
    4. 6. Research Principles <ul><li>Two levels of research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Longer list of possibilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shorter list to research fully </li></ul></ul>
    5. 9. <ul><ul><li>98,000 foundations, corporate donors and grantmaking public charities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 million recent grants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>700,000 990-PFs, fully text searchable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>500,000 trustee, officer and donor names </li></ul></ul>Searching with Foundation Directory
    6. 10. <ul><li>Public Access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Any computer station in the Dayton Metro Library at 215 E. Third </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special computer – ask at the Info Desk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Xenia Community Library at 76 E. Market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In-house subscription only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free 24-trial: www.grantspace.org “Join” </li></ul></ul>Searching with Foundation Directory
    7. 12. <ul><li>Indexed Search Fields </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fields of Interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Types of Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grantmaker Location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus </li></ul></ul>Searching with Foundation Directory
    8. 24. <ul><li>Type of Grantmaker </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Independent Foundation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Foundation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Company-sponsored Foundation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operating/Supporting Organization </li></ul></ul>Searching with Foundation Directory
    9. 46. <ul><li>Search Tutorial: </li></ul><ul><li>http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/tutorials/ fdoguidedtour </li></ul>

    ×