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Grant Resources: Foundation Center Resources

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Foundation Center

Foundation Center - Knowledge to build on.

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“Established in 1956 and today supported by close to 550 foundations, the Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training, it connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed. The Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants — a robust, accessible knowledge bank for the sector. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level. Thousands of people visit the Center’s web site each day and are served in its five regional library/learning centers and its network of 450 funding information centers located in public libraries, community foundations, and educational institutions nationwide and beyond.”  – www.foundationcenter.org  

More Information about Foundation Center

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There is a lot to learn about the Foundation Center.

They are "an innovative nonprofit that gathers and analyzes data, shares it worldwide, and empowers people like you to understand and increase philanthropy’s ability to improve the world."

Their Mission - "To strengthen the social sector by advancing knowledge about philanthropy in the U.S. and around the world."

To learn more about their Strategic Priorities and Leadership, follow this link:  http://foundationcenter.org/about-us

Foundation Center Training

Foundation Center - Knowledge to build on.

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You have 2 options for training.

You may contact Kirtland and use our wonderful team by contacting: nonprofit@kirtland.edu in order to set up training with our team or simply to ask questions. 

You may also go to Foundation Center Training and look for some of their training opportunities. Please be aware that some of the training at this site are free and some involve costs and potential travel.