Welcome Learn to Search with Foundation Directory Group

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Welcome Learn to Search with Foundation Directory

Welcome Learn to Search with Foundation Directory

Group Poll

Group Poll

Essentials for grants success

Essentials for grants success

Essentials for Grant Success • Incorporated 501(c)(3) • Clear needs and plans • Track

Essentials for Grant Success • Incorporated 501(c)(3) • Clear needs and plans • Track record • Strong leadership • Solid infrastructure

Essentials for Grants Success 82% of private giving is individual Source: Giving USA, 2008

Essentials for Grants Success 82% of private giving is individual Source: Giving USA, 2008

Grant-seeking step by step

Grant-seeking step by step

Grant-Seeking Steps 1. Set grant priorities 2. Determine who will write 3. Develop funding

Grant-Seeking Steps 1. Set grant priorities 2. Determine who will write 3. Develop funding proposal 4. Identify a match 5. Follow foundation process

Research Principles Look for Connections • Giving close to home • Affinity for your

Research Principles Look for Connections • Giving close to home • Affinity for your cause • Financial capacity to give • Personal connections

Research Principles Fundraising research • Ongoing (1/5 of effort) • Pro-active • Record-keeping

Research Principles Fundraising research • Ongoing (1/5 of effort) • Pro-active • Record-keeping

Research Principles Levels of Research 1. Long list of possibilities 2. Short list to

Research Principles Levels of Research 1. Long list of possibilities 2. Short list to research fully

“No two are alike. Do your research” - family foundation Source: Foundation Center Guide

“No two are alike. Do your research” - family foundation Source: Foundation Center Guide to Proposal Writing, fifth ed. (2007)

Getting to the database

Getting to the database

Getting to the Database Public Access • Any computer station in the Main Library

Getting to the Database Public Access • Any computer station in the Main Library • Database Training Station as scheduled by appointment

Getting to the Database 1. Log-in using your library card and PIN 2. From

Getting to the Database 1. Log-in using your library card and PIN 2. From Start Menu, select “Programs” 3. Select “Internet and Library Websites” 4. Select “Reference Desk” 5. Select “One Search” 6. Scroll down and select “Foundation Directory Online Professional” 7. Maximize window for best viewing

Search Grantmakers

Search Grantmakers

Searching with Foundation Directory Indexed Search Fields • Fields of Interest • Types of

Searching with Foundation Directory Indexed Search Fields • Fields of Interest • Types of Support • Grantmaker Location • Geographic Focus

Field of Interest = Healthcare

Field of Interest = Healthcare

Searching with Foundation Directory Boolean Searching AND

Searching with Foundation Directory Boolean Searching AND

Searching with Foundation Directory Boolean Searching OR

Searching with Foundation Directory Boolean Searching OR

Healthcare OR Children, Services

Healthcare OR Children, Services

15, 000 Results!

15, 000 Results!

Healthcare OR Children, Services AND Geo-Focus Ohio OR National

Healthcare OR Children, Services AND Geo-Focus Ohio OR National

863 Results - Sorted

863 Results - Sorted

Grantmaker Record

Grantmaker Record

Healthcare OR Children, Services AND Grantmaker Location Dayton

Healthcare OR Children, Services AND Grantmaker Location Dayton

41 Results, Sorted on Giving

41 Results, Sorted on Giving

Searching with Foundation Directory Type of Grantmaker • Independent • Supporting • Community •

Searching with Foundation Directory Type of Grantmaker • Independent • Supporting • Community • Company-sponsored • Operating

Independent Foundation

Independent Foundation

Supporting Organization

Supporting Organization

Community Foundation

Community Foundation

Company-Sponsored

Company-Sponsored

Group Search Exercise

Group Search Exercise

Searching with Foundation Directory Name Search Fields • Grantmaker Name • Trustees, Officers and

Searching with Foundation Directory Name Search Fields • Grantmaker Name • Trustees, Officers and Donors

Grantmaker Name = Cox

Grantmaker Name = Cox

66 Results

66 Results

Trustee Name = Cox

Trustee Name = Cox

293 Results

293 Results

Trustee = Cox AND State = Ohio or Georgia

Trustee = Cox AND State = Ohio or Georgia

22 Results, Sorted on City

22 Results, Sorted on City

Search criteria in RED

Search criteria in RED

More search criteria in RED

More search criteria in RED

Any giving in Ohio?

Any giving in Ohio?

Click on map to “drill down”

Click on map to “drill down”

Grants by county 2003 -2006

Grants by county 2003 -2006

Access 990 Tax Filings

Access 990 Tax Filings

Navigating Adobe PDF’s

Navigating Adobe PDF’s

Grants listed in 990

Grants listed in 990

Search Grants

Search Grants

Recipient Name = Daybreak Metro Area = Dayton, OH

Recipient Name = Daybreak Metro Area = Dayton, OH

22 Results

22 Results

Search 990 s

Search 990 s

Keyword = Daybreak

Keyword = Daybreak

382 Results

382 Results

Other Research Sources

Other Research Sources

www. foundationcenter. org

www. foundationcenter. org

Other Research Sources Foundation Center website • Find Funders • Sign up for RFP’s

Other Research Sources Foundation Center website • Find Funders • Sign up for RFP’s • Check Statistics ALL FREE

Other Research Sources Even more… • www. grants. gov for federal grants • Elected

Other Research Sources Even more… • www. grants. gov for federal grants • Elected officials for local and state grants • Chamber of Commerce for businesses • Reference USA at library for businesses • Google searches • Local news articles • Nonprofit annual reports and trustee lists

Other Research Sources www. Nozasearch. com and www. Guidestar. org American Prospect Research Association:

Other Research Sources www. Nozasearch. com and www. Guidestar. org American Prospect Research Association: www. aprahome. org Portals leading to sources across the web: http: //indorgs. virginia. edu/portico/ http: //www. uvm. edu/%7 Eprospect/index. html

www. daytonmetrolibrary. org

www. daytonmetrolibrary. org

Grants Information Center • 400+ book and magazine titles • Articles from Foundation Center

Grants Information Center • 400+ book and magazine titles • Articles from Foundation Center Catalog of Nonprofit Literature • Resource lists • Foundation Directory Online Professional ALL FREE

Genevieve Richardson, GPC Grants Specialist (937) 496 -8624 grichardson@daytonmetrolibrary. org

Genevieve Richardson, GPC Grants Specialist (937) 496 -8624 [email protected] org

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