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The go to database for nonprofit funding needs is the Foundation Directory Online. For individual grant seekers, Pivot is an excellent choice. You may access all grants-related databases from the Libraries Database Library. For additional tutorials and other assistance, please visit the Help and Tutorials webpage.
Foundation Directory Online Essential (temporary remote access available during the COVID-19 pandemic)
The base version of the Foundation Directory Online. This version allows for some basic searching from off-campus while the Libraries are closed to the public
Pivot is an excellent database for individual funding, but may also be useful for nonprofit organizations. There are a few funders in Pivot for small businesses as well.
Foundation Directory Online (FDO)
FDO is the flagship database from 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. You must be in Memorial Library to access this resource.
Please also view the research guide based on your needs for additional information, including handouts on certain databases and workshops.