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Research Guides and Tutorials

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990-PF Tax Returns

  • Demystifying the 990-PF
    http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/tutorials/demystify/
    This tutorial provides an overview of Form 990-PF, the tax return filed by private foundations with the IRS.

Fundraising Research

  • Guide to Funding Research
    http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/tutorials/gfr/index.html
    Foundation Center's guide to researching prospective funders.
  • Grantseekers Toolbox
    A step-by-step tutorial to guide you through the fundraising research process.
  • Researching Individual Donors
    http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/guides/indivdonors.html
    A research guide from the Foundation Center.

Proposal Writing

  • Proposal Writing Short Course
    http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/tutorials/shortcourse/index.html
    This online course presents the fundamentals of the proposal writing process.

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