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February 05, 2019

Some Big News: Foundation Center & GuideStar Have Joined Forces!

Candid+tagline-300px_goldWe’re excited! Foundation Center and GuideStar have joined forces to become Candid.

First things first: Foundation Directory Online will remain unchanged. You’ll still experience the same great prospecting tool you rely on to win funding, and the same high levels of customer service.


Why, then, have we joined forces to become Candid?

The answer is pretty simple: Foundation Center and GuideStar have always been committed to the same thing: empowering individuals and organizations with the insights to change the world. Together, our combined experience and expertise will allow us to do more than ever before.  

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We want to reassure our valued FDO subscribers that we remain as dedicated as ever to ensuring you have the best funding research tool available, continue to:

  • Improve FDO so you find the funding you need to power your work
  • Tap into funding insights from 14 million+ grants
  • Get access to Foundations, including Corporate funders and Public charities
  • Find your best matched funders based on your specific mission
  • Discover new prospecting opportunities from 700,000+ Recipient profiles*
  • Leverage FDO’s LinkedIn integration to build that connection


For more information head to candid.org or email us.


*Available with FDO Professional