Greenwich Library is a partner of the Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network. Based in New York, The Foundation Center is the nation’s leading authority on philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grant makers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust. The Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. grant makers and their grants. Greenwich Library maintains a core collection of nonprofit resources for the needs of individuals and organizations.
Communication with Donors
Seeking grants is all about relationships, and relationships are based on productive communication. Now more than ever struggling nonprofits need to get just the right message across to their current donors and prospective givers in an efficient and effective manner. On Thursday, October 1 from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon, join us virtually to explore the who, what, why, and when of “donor-centric” communication in the Covid-19 era, with special attention to nonprofit newsletters, websites, social media, and grant reports.
Not Sure Where to Begin?
The Foundation Center has a full list of FAQs to guide you in your nonprofit research.
This new online version includes a wealth of new information and features in addition to the comprehensive database of 80,000 grant makers and half a million grants. A new, unique Professional tool, 990 Search, allows you to search across the text of our entire database of over 230,000 IRS 990s for private foundations, community foundations, and grant making public charities and exclusive funder portfolios.
An essential resource for individual grant seekers as well as for financial aid offices and funding libraries. It provides searching of foundations and public charities that provide support to individuals.
*In library access only
Foundation Maps is Foundation Center’s premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world.
With millions of grants from 2006 to the present, innovative ways to visualize funding data, and the flexibility and precision to tailor research, Foundation Maps helps funders and nonprofits access the knowledge they need to make strategic decisions and strengthen their impact.
*In library access only
Combines all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface. Use this to find information on companies and industries, investigate investment opportunities, research businesses and find parent-subsidiary relationships, explore market and industry information, SWOT reports, investment reports and business associations; instantly analyze and compare financial and statistical data, study product and brand information, compare companies within an industry and target new customers and inform on potential business opportunities, distribution channels and licensing opportunities.
Choose Business Listings for information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses; search by company name, business type, sales volume and more. Choose Residential Listings for information on over 135 million households; search by name, address, median home income and more.