The Virtual Resource Center @ Philanthropy Massachusetts is available to active Nonprofit Partners. Here, our Partners can access four key databases for grants research:
- The Philanthropy MA Grant Maker Directory (GMD): Philanthropy MA's own database that contains 1,900 profiles on local funders
- Foundation Directory Online (FDO): Published by the Foundation Center, the FDO contains profiles and searchable giving data on over 92,000 foundations
- Guidestar Premium (GP): More robust than the basic Guidestar option, GP allows for advanced data analysis on the nonprofit and philanthropic sector
- The Philanthropy MA RFP listings: Philanthropy MA collects Requests for Proposals from our own grantmaking Members as well as RFPs that we find in a multitude of locations.
Our staff provides one-on-one training to help you get the most out of the databases over Zoom. In addition, we can help to answer all manner of questions regarding grants, proposals, and all things pertaining to nonprofit management.
*Our in-office Resource Center is closed for now, but we are offering remote access to these resources for all of our partners. To use the Grantmakers Directory or the RFP Catalog, please log into your philanthropy MA account. To use Foundation Directory Online, please email Katherine Cook to set up an appointment (an invitation will be sent that allows our partners to be a user on the Philanthropy MA account).