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General Purposes


  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $120,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2008–December 31, 2009
  • Location New York, NY, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant provides multiyear general purpose support to the Foundation Center, a national organization that collects, analyzes, and publishes information on foundations and philanthropy in its efforts to promote a fair and efficient philanthropic process. The center operates five regional libraries and a network of 348 funding information centers throughout the country. It provides training and information resources for grantseeking organizations and individuals. The center also produces and disseminates research on foundations and strategic communications that promote public understanding of philanthropy.