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General Purposes


  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $120,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2006–December 31, 2007
  • Location New York, NY, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

The Foundation Center operates five regional libraries and a network of 235 funding information centers located in professional, public-access libraries. Multiyear funding will enable the center to encourage the participation of grantseekers in the philanthropic process by making available free and fee-based training opportunities, peer sharing, research and information through a Web site, special topic e-newsletters and message boards, online and print directories, special reports, and publications. The Foundation Center, founded in 1956, will mark its 50th anniversary with a series of special events for its clients, including grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media and the general public.