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Description
A database of all Federal programs available to State and local governments; federally -recognized Indian tribal governments; Territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi-public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals.
Description
Allows organizations to electronically find and apply for more than $400 billion in Federal grants.
Description
Official U.S. Department of Education website for students, parents, and counselors.
Description
The Foundation Center maintains an easy-to-use web site that provides a gateway to a wide range of philanthropic information resources.
Collection
The Birmingham Public Library provides a core collection of Center publications for public reference. Local holdings and collection bibliography are available on the service description page.
Databases
Description
Foundation Directory Online Professional provides subscribers with access to an unprecedented wealth of timely, comprehensive information on grantmakers and their grants. Included is a searchable database of the entire universe of over 92,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S.; a searchable database of nearly 3,700 sponsoring companies, offering a quick pathway to corporate funders; a searchable database of over 1.3 million recently awarded grants; and a keyword-searchable database of over 441,000 recently filed IRS Forms 990 and 990-PF.
 
Available only at the Central Branch of the Birmingham Public Library.
Availability
Birmingham Public Library (Central) - In Library Use Only.
Description
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online allows users to quickly search through detailed descriptions of more than 8,300 foundation programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers. This unique online database — the only one devoted exclusively to the needs of individuals — is convenient and easy to use! Within seconds you can generate your own list of prospective funders.
Availability
Birmingham Public Library (Central) - In Library Use Only.
Tutorials
Description
Philanthropy In/Sight is an interactive mapping tool that combines the Foundation Center's rich data on grantmakers and their grants with familiar Google maps to tell the story of philanthropy. Choosing from a wide range of customization options, you can quickly create maps that reveal patterns of giving and funding relationships as never before.
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Birmingham Public Library (Central) - In Library Use Only.
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