HOW TO FIND THE GRANTMAKERS

In the first part of this chapter, I provided you with a process for conducting your funder research. Now I want to give you some suggestions on where you can go to undertake your research endeavors.

The Foundation Center Libraries

If you are fortunate enough to work in close proximity to one of the five resource centers operated by the Foundation Center, run, don’t walk, to the nearest one! Currently, the Foundation Center houses its national collections in New York City and Washington DC and has field operations in Atlanta, Cleveland, and San Francisco. At each of these resource centers, grantseekers have free access to the center’s own publications and resources (including its excellent grantmaker directories ...

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