October 14, 2012 By
- Identify like-minded organizations (similar to your own) and check the names of foundations that fund them. Many US NGOs frequently have a section in their annual report or on their website where they list their donors
- Check US Foundation Websites for details on programs and eligibility requirements. Some US Foundation list previous grants got NGOs
- Search US Foundation databases. There are several databases which you can search (in some cases for a fee) to identify donors. Well known ones include:
- Noza Search, <https://www.nozasearch.com/> A free database of charitable donations.
- Foundation Center Map of Direct Grants to Non-US Recipients, <http://fconline.foundationcenter.org/maps/> Which offers a free map detailing recent grants from US foundations to non-US organizations.
- The Foundation Directory, http://fconline.foundationcenter.org/> Which offers a paid searchable database of US foundations and grants.http://grantspace.org/Find-Us
- Check the tools available, and sign up for free email alerts on:
- Funds for NGOs, <http://www.fundsforngos.org/> The best online source of information on donor funding.