Regional Foundation Center

The Regional Foundation Center is temporarily closed.

Monday, March 1 – Message from Staff

While the Regional Foundation Center is physically closed we remain committed to your professional development. Our programs and services have been moved online. Check out our upcoming virtual programs, schedule an appointment with a librarian, stay current by signing up for our newsletter, access Foundation Directory Online Essential remotely (library card required). Still have questions? Reach out to us and let us know how we can help! 

Thursday, June 3 – Message from Staff

Beginning March 25, 2021, Foundation Directory Online Essential is only available through a 24-hour day pass (which can be renewed every 30 days). To access FDO Essential a Free Library card and PIN are required. Once on FDO Essential, you will be asked to create an account and sign up for a day pass. Watch this video to learn more

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Upcoming Events

Virtual Nonprofit Nerds: Response Rate, Average Gift, Cost Per Donor, Oh My!

Mon, June 28, 2021 6:00 P.M.

Join Nonprofit Nerds Philly as we dive into direct marketing strategy for nonprofits big and small. About this Event Always an essential component of a healthy, thriving nonprofit, fundraising has become even more critical in the past 15 months for many organizations. A key part of the…

The Regional Foundation Center was founded in 1974 to provide local nonprofit organizations with free access to information on management, grantseeking, fund development, and proposal writing. Ours is the Greater Philadelphia region's largest public information collection of print and electronics available on all aspects of fundraising, institutional advancement, and general philanthropy.

Visit our website to learn more about the Regional Foundation Center.