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Grant & Funding Sources

Taylor University offers quite a few tools to assist you in the grant-discovery and grant-writing process. The Foundation Center's Funding Information Network provides several databases and the Office of Sponsored Programs offers SpinPlus.

Foundation Directory Online

Foundation Directory Online - Professional

Funding Information Network Database

These resources are available in the Zondervan Library at the Guest Access computer stations (4 along east wall on Main level).

Please stop by the Ask desk for directions to these stations.

On this page we've gathered links and guides to enhance your use of the Foundation Directory Online.

Browse the Professional Directory

Browse the Professional Directory

Start Searching for Grantmakers Now!

Foundation Directory Online (Professional Edition)

 

Access an unprecedented wealth of timely, comprehensive information on grantmakers and their grants. Included is the entire universe of over 140,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S.; millions recently awarded grants & their recipients; and over a million recently filed IRS Forms 990 and 990-PF.

Start Searching!

Basic & Advanced Searches

Basic & Advanced Searches

 

These Videos provide an overview of how to search FDO.

Basic Search Video

Advanced Search Video

Understanding Search Results

Understanding Search Results

 

This video overviews what your search results will look like and how to understand them. 

Navigating Search Results Video

Search Terms & Classifications

Search Terms & Classifications

 

These documents and links provide you with a more detailed overview of search terms to help you find exactly what you want as well as helping you read your results.

Subject Terms

Column Contents

Philanthropy Classifications

Philanthropy Classifications

Using a Grandmaker's Profile

Grant Snapshots Videos