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About the Foundation Directory Online
- The Foundation Directory Online, or FDO, allows you to search for information on more than 166,000 funders and 9.5 million grants.
- Search by organization, subject area, population served, or type of funding needed.
- Funder profiles include interactive maps, charts, and key funder details to help you identify appropriate funding sources.
Attention: UW Faculty & Staff
- UW faculty and staff should coordinate with their local advancement unit before contacting any funders.
- Certain foundations have placed restrictions on how and when the University of Washington contact them. Not respecting their wishes can jeopardize funding for the entire university.
- Advancement staff can quickly tell you if there are restrictions, and if so advise on the best way forward.
- If you're not sure who your local advancement contact is, please reach out to:
University Advancement Corporate and Foundation Relations