The Foundation Center

The Foundation Center collects, organizes, and communicates information on U.S. philanthropy; conducts research on trends in the field; provides education and training on the grantseeking process; ensures public access to information and services through the web; provides print and electronic publications; and hosts five library/learning centers and a national network of cooperating collections. Their five library/learning centers are throughout the U.S., including San Francisco and Washington D.C.Their website features a comprehensive search engine for easy access to specific information. They also post a list of trainings, conferences and events for people involved in philanthropy and nonprofits.

  • Entry Type: Resource
  • Audience For Entry: Professionals
  • Service Area: National
  • Population Served: Professionals
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  • Subjects: Comprehensive Approch, Youth Development, Academic Achievement, Career Preparation, Youth Leadership, Community Services and Support, Advocacy, Services, Sexuality & Gender, Transition, Alcohol & Drug Abuse, Suicide, Trauma, Delinquency, Homelessness, Teen Pregnancy & Parenting, Poverty, Violence
  • Systems Addressed: Mental Health, Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, Education, Public Housing, Workforce Development
  • Resource Types Offered: Web links, Funding Sources