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Basic Tips For Using Foundation Directory Online Professional

Tuesday, August 08, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
In-person | New York

Do know want to learn how to use Foundation Directory Professional?  Foundation Directory Online (FDO) makes it easy to turn foundations into funders.  It’s the only resource you need to search for the foundations most likely to give you grants.  Attend our New York Library Orientation on Using Foundation Directory Online Professional and receive an introduction to Foundation Center’s premier funding database of 140,000+ U.S. grantmakers & 5.6 million + grants.  We will even provide basic search tips for finding the U.S. federal agencies and non-U.S. grantmakers in Foundation Directory Online Professional.  Afterwards, enjoy a cup of coffee on us, stay in the library and find your own prospects using FDO Professional.  You can bring your own laptop or use library laptops.

This Library Orientation is for social sector professionals and board members, people who are new to fundraising, nonprofit management students and startups.

You will learn the most important things you need to know about using Foundation Directory Online, including:

  • Basic tips on using Search Grantmakers
  • Basic tips on using Search Grants
  • A brief overview of  Pathways (beta)
  • Downloading and emailing funder profiles and grant records

It is advisable, but not necessary, to allow for time after the class for using the library at your own pace.

Registrants requiring disability-related services are asked to contact Foundation Center by calling (212) 620-4230.  Please allow at least two weeks advance notice so that we may best accommodate your request.

Please arrive on time or your seat may be given away to others who are waiting to attend. The location is wheelchair accessible.


32 Old Slip, 24th Floor
New York 10005

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