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Training Course

Getting Started with Foundation Grants to Individuals Online


Learn effective strategies for finding funders that support individuals with the Foundation Center's online funding database.

This hands-on class is especially for individual grantseekers — students, artists, and academic researchers – as well as librarians and financial aid officers. It will teach you how to search through detailed descriptions of thousands of foundation programs in Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, the only online resource devoted exclusively to foundations that support the needs of individuals. This class will help you to find accurate, up-to-date information on foundations that fund:

  • Educational support — scholarships, fellowships, loans, and internships
  • Students and graduates of specific schools
  • Arts and cultural support
  • Awards, prizes, and grants by nomination
  • International students
  • Employees/families of employees at specific companies
  • Research and professional support
  • General welfare and special needs


Online Classes

Grantseeking for Individuals

Self-Paced eLearning

Prepares individuals to seek out and identify potential sources of foundation support.

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