Funding for Nonprofit Organizations

Finding Grants for My Nonprofit Organization

Suggested Databases for Nonprofit Organizations

  • Foundation Directory Online (FDO – Memorial Library only)
    • FDO is the flagship database from Candid (formerly the Foundation Center) and contains a wealth of information on foundation funders, as well as some information on governmental funders. This is an essential database for nonprofit organizations, which includes UW-Madison departments.
  • Guidestar
    • Also maintained by Candid, Guidestar contains descriptions of and financial data on over 860,000 nonprofit organizations, including 990 and 990-PF tax returns. May be used from off-campus. Registration required.

Research Guides on Nonprofit organization funding topics

Nonprofit Management