How to Use the Foundation Search Module
What Is The FoundationSearch Tool?
The Foundation Search Tool allows you to identify foundations based on:
- Giving Interests
- Geographic Scope
- Type of Foundation
You may also search for foundation directors by name.
Foundations not accepting unsolicited proposals may be excluded in your search.
Newly Registered Foundations are included by default in your search result. You may exclude new foundations or restrict your search to Newly Registered Foundations.
Granting Categories: Definitions
- Arts & Culture
- Community Development
- International Giving
- Religion (Faith-based)
- Social & Human Services
- Sports & Recreation
Giving Interests: How to Assign to Category
- Giving interests can be nouns or (less commonly) adjectives and adverbs.
- Giving interests can be single words or short phrases.
- Giving interests should have a minimum number of occurrences in the database in order to be considered for the lists.
|Arts & Culture
term should refer to the products or processes involved with a wide range
of human activities, creations and modes of expression, including music,
literature, film, photography, sculpture, paintings, among others.
Creativity. Expression. Can include historic or heritage items.
term should refer to those practices, processes, or disciplines concerned
with improving and developing both local and broader communities where people live, work, and play. Can include social change, economic
development, political reform.
term should refer to those products, people, processes, or experiences
involved with transmitting accumulated knowledge, experience, skills,
and values from one group to another. Instruction. Teaching. Learning.
term should refer to those practices, processes, people, or items concerned
with the external conditions or surroundings in which people live and work.
All the biotic and abiotic factors that act on
an organism, population, or ecological community and influence its survival
and development. Biotic factors include the organisms themselves, their
food, and their interactions. Abiotic factors
include items such as sunlight, soil, air, water, climate, and pollution.
May include how organisms respond to changes in their environment
(adaptations in form and behaviour).
term should refer to those practices, processes, disciplines, or people
concerned with maintaining, treating, or improving the physical, mental,
and social well-being of people. Health care services. Lifestyle.
Disease. Wellness. Treatment.
term should refer to an activity, practice, or discipline concerned with an
area or region outside of North America, or to the area or region
itself. May be defined geographically (e.g. Middle East) or politically
term should refer to those practices, activities, disciplines, or peoples
involved with specific faiths or belief systems. Most often publicly
Church of America
|Social & Human Services
||The term should refer to those practices, activities, disciplines, services, or people involved with organized efforts to advance or improve human welfare. Social work, social change, social justice. Works toward improving the quality of life and developing the potential of each individual,group, and community within a society.
The term should refer to those practices, activities, disciplines, services or people involved with specific physical activities, sports, or hobbies done for leisure or fun.
You may search in this field for any director for any foundation in FoundationSearch.
For connected directors, search in Director Connections, http://www.foundationsearch.com/FindFunders/DC/Default.aspx
TIP: Note the autofill section. You may enter the first part of either the first or last name of the director.