This grant supports the merger between the Foundation Center and GuideStar, two of the philanthropic sector’s largest information platforms. Over time, both organizations have built a stable business model that provides data to millions while developing deep expertise and insight into the data. Jointly, these organizations have 16 million users, 4 billion pieces of data, 400 local partners, and 218 Internet platforms. During the previous grant period, Candid integrated its business and data systems, including the migration of 65 years worth of data, as well as its personnel. During this grant, period Candid will continue integrating data systems and personnel. Candid is dedicated to fostering public understanding of the foundation field and nonprofit sector, respectively, by collecting, organizing, analyzing, and disseminating information on foundations, corporate giving, nonprofits, and related subjects.