Got Great Ideas? Find Funders Using New WPI Campus-wide Access to Foundation Directory Online


Tue, Jan 17, 2012

In and Around the Library

Foundation CenterWPI Library recently partnered with Development & Alumni Relations staff to provide campus-wide access to Foundation Directory Online Professional for WPI network users. This resource provides access information on grantmakers and their grants. Included are:


  • Over 100,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S.
  • Over 4,000 sponsoring companies who offer corporate funds
  • Over 2.4 million recently awarded grants; and a keyword-searchable database of over 700,000 recently filed IRS Forms 990 and 990-PF


Librarians can assist you in constructing research strategies to track down funders for potential projects you may have in mind. WPI’s Foundation Giving staff can assist you further in learning more about corporate giving. More about Foundation Giving at WPI …




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Christine Drew, formerly Associate Director for Research and instruction Services, passed away in February 2013. She was an active contributor to the Gordon Library blog.

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