Free Funding Information Network

To find the Foundation Center’s free Funding Information Network (formerly called Cooperating Collections) where you can use their free Foundation Directory Online Professional database, follow these steps…

1) Go to

2) Enter the zip code where you are located.

3) Click on the name of the Funding Information Network closest to you. Note the address, phone #, hours (subject to change).

4) Call the phone # listed for the name you selected. Confirm hours. Set up an appointment to use the Foundation Directory Online Professional database. Allow for 90 minutes to 2 hours for your initial research.

5) Take your keyword worksheet(s) from Secret 15 with you to your appointment. Ask for help in using the Foundation Directory Online Professional database to research funders for your ideas/projects.

This is a left-brained approach to finding funders.

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