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January 2012 (2 posts)

More on the New Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
January 25, 2012

I wrote a guest post for Small Act's blog all about the new Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, which I discussed in my previous post here.

I encourage you to go read the post on their site, but here's an excerpt:

Foundation grants to individuals can be tough to come by. After all, foundation support overwhelmingly goes to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. However, support is available in the form of scholarships, fellowships, arts and research grants, support for attending conferences and seminars, and fiscal sponsorship, among others. With Foundation Grants to Individuals Online you can customize a search based on 15 different search fields including types of support, plus geographic criteria, fields of interest, and keywords.

How can this help you? By conducting a targeted search you’ll find detailed funder profiles including valuable information such as program areas, limitations, application information, financial data, links to social media, and more. What you learn about these funding prospects will help you throughout your proposal development process, from choosing your best matches, to making an initial approach, to the formal application or proposal, and beyond to maintaining a relationship with that funder after the grant.


The All-New Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
January 20, 2012

We're proud to announce that, very soon, we'll be releasing a new version of our premier database product for students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers, Foundation Grants to Individuals Online.

As challenging as nonprofit fundraising can be, individual grantseekers face greater challenges, as most foundations reserve all or most of their support for 501(c)(3) nonprofits. We believe that having a separate, affordable resource for those individuals is invaluable. Many libraries and universities that subscribe to Foundation Directory Online also have Foundation Grants to Individuals Online subscriptions so that they can offer both to their patrons, so we wanted to let all of you know what's coming in redesign.

In short, there are new ways to search; a completely redesigned, more user-friendly interface, more foundation information including social media links, and essential tools for working with your results.

Keep and eye out for the changes, and learn more about the new Foundation Grants to Individuals Online today!