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The Foundation Center's Foundation Directory Online

The Center for Nonprofits is a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center ( As a member of this nationwide Foundation Center Logonetwork of libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit agencies, the CNP provides visitors with free public access to grantmaker directories, books on fundraising and nonprofit management, and the Foundation Center’s electronic database,  The Foundation Directory Online. The fully searchable database includes detailed profiles of all active U.S. foundations, as well as an extensive file of recent grants awarded by the nation’s top funders. The CNP has two computers with access to the Directory.

Appointments are required.  Please contact Cathy Mendez at (423) 752-0329 to schedule an appointment to use the directory during working hours (Monday- Friday; 9am-5pm). Monthly tutorials are available to help those not familiar with the Foundation Center's database learn how to research funders using this tool. To see a list of the upcoming Foundation Directory tutorials, click here