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FoundationSearch is North America's leading source of fundraising information for non-profits and charities. Our online resource includes more than 120,000 foundations, representing billions of dollars in annual granting, and includes tools to locate grants by type, value, year, recipient, donor and historical giving trends, and much more.

Along with BIG Online, FoundationSearch is a key resource for the nonprofit sector, and an integral part of Foundationsearch's mission to help non-profits efficiently identify, attract, and manage the relationships and resources vital to the fulfillment of their philanthropic missions.

Our Services

FoundationSearch is the first fully searchable, online database of foundations for the serious prospect researcher, containing over 129,000 US foundations. It provides the specific information you need to approach the most qualified prospects with compelling reasons why your project fits their vision.

Using FoundationSearch will help you meet your funding goals and fulfill your project objectives!

More than 12.5 million grants have been entered from the IRS information returns for the years 1999-2019 with thousands more added each week. This represents over $833 billion in funding.

FoundationSearch utilizes advanced data visualization software to provide intuitive access to this granting information.

Features Summary

You can find the funders you need for your projects, all in one interface!

Search grants, using
Grant Analyzer
Grant Visualizer
Global Grant Analyzer
Global Grant Visualizer

Search foundations, using
Foundation Search
Foundation Visualizer
Foundation Profile Keyword Search
Foundation News Search
Foundation Deadline Search
990PF Keyword Search
New Foundation Visualizer

Use sophisticated search tools, including
POWER SEARCH (aka Global Search)
Director Connections

Browse lists, including
Top US Foundations by Assets
Top US Foundations by Grants
Top US Foundations by State by Assets
Newly Registered Foundations

Once you’ve found the funders you want to work with, you can also start to manage your interactions with them with the fully integrated contact management system, My Foundation Manager (MFM).

Primary components of My Foundation Manager include:
My Best Prospects
My Prospect Manager
My Searches
My Calendar
My Alerts
My Activity Box