Data collection and analysis of the foundation field, 2010-2013

This three-year renewal grant will provide general operating support to continue and expand activities of the Foundation Center, which--even during a time of economic crisis and heightened calls for transparency and accountability throughout the foundation world--maintains its position as a leading provider of research, publications and training on philanthropy and grant-seeking. Activities supported by this grant will include: (1) collecting, organizing and disseminating information on the philanthropic sector; (2) analyzing trends and issues shaping philanthropy; (3) training on effective giving and grant-seeking practices; (4) providing data tools and other resources to maximize understanding of philanthropy; and (5) promoting robust communications of its resources and issues shaping the sector, including using social-media approaches to a greater extent.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $250,000.00

Awarded on: 4/13/2010

Time frame: 4/15/2010 - 4/14/2013

Grant Number: 55755


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Bradford K. Smith
Project Director