Learn how to identify and cultivate the most receptive foundation funders with Foundation Fundamentals. With a focus on the latest online tools, the eighth edition provides beginners with a thorough overview of the funding research process. Foundation Fundamentals, often used as a course book in academic programs on the nonprofit sector, also includes concise historical background and current trends in the world of foundations. And it clearly answers the question, "what is a foundation?"
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Table of Contents
List of Figures vii Foreword xi Introduction xiii Chapter 1 What Is a Foundation? 1 Chapter 2 Where Foundations Fit in the Total Funding Picture 15 Chapter 3 Who Gets Foundation Grants? 25 Chapter 4 Planning Your Funding Research Strategy 35 Chapter 5 Online Resources for Funding Research 51 Chapter 6 The Savvy Searcher 75 Chapter 7 Resources for Corporate Funding Research 103 Chapter 8 Searching CD-ROM and Print Directories 129 Chapter 9 Resources for Individual Grantseekers 145 Chapter 10 Presenting Your Idea to a Funder 161 Appendix A Additional Readings and Resources 179 Appendix B State Charities Registration Offices 197 Appendix C The Foundation Center's Grants Classification System and the National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities 205 Appendix D Types of Support Definitions 209 Appendix E Resources of the Foundation Center 217 Appendix F The Foundation Center's Cooperating Collections 227 About the Editor 239