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Foundation Center Training, Introduction Foundation Directory.
Free for all community members.
Learn the tips and tools for navigating the Foundation Center Directory Online (FDO).
In this orientation we’ll cover:
- Tips for researching across the five primary search engines: Grantmakers, Grants, Companies, Form 990s, and Power Search
- Using FDO’s search terms to help zero in on prospects faster.
- Walking through some sample searches based on participant feedback
- Note: When registereing, please be sure to select which training you are signing up for!
About: Once a quarter, CVNL offers an introductory session on how to navigate the Foundation Center’s Foundation Directory Online database (FDO). The FDO offers the most exhaustive and up-to-date knowledge and insight on the social sector to fuel any fundraising mission. Expanded, in-depth profiles of each grantmaker plus inside looks at the grants they’ve actually made keep your organization operating at peak effectiveness. For more information about the FDO, or to use CVNL’s Nonprofit Resource Library, click here.