The Erie County Public Library is a Funding Information Network (FIN) partner of the Foundation Center.
The Foundation Center is an innovative nonprofit that gathers and analyzes data on grants and grantmakers, and shares this information worldwide. Research grantmakers, nonprofits, issues and current news in philanthropy, as well as case studies on the Foundation Center’s website.
The Foundation Directory Online (FDO): as a Funding Information Network (FIN), the Library is able to provide patrons with access to the Foundation Center’s grant and grantmaker finding databases, complete with grantmaker directories, geographic data, foundation data, 990s, and trustee information. The FDO is regularly updated. To view training webinars, find frequently asked questions about nonprofits and more, visit GrantSpace.