Do not write the potential funder “cold,” having established no previous relationship and making a desperate plea for funds that can harm your organization’s reputation with potential funders.
The Grantseeker’s Guide to the Internet
The Foundation Directory
Funders Online (European Foundation Centre)
Offers access to profiles of a vast range of international foundations’ and corporate funders’ websites. The Directory is also searchable by funder’s areas of interest indexed by subject focus, geographic focus, population focus and types of support. The site also provides links to a variety of other pertinent funding and fund-seeking information.
United States International Grantmakers (USIG)
USIG seeks to facilitate international grantmaking by providing access to:
recommended forms with instructions; country reports and laws, and other informational materials and resources. The site serves both grantmakers and grantseekers to support and facilitate the process of making grants overseas.