Find Your Funding Match with Grant Connect

November 6, 2019 | Wendy B.

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Are you involved with a Canadian nonprofit or charity? Are you looking for funding? You might be interested in Grant Connect

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Grant Connect is a fundraising research platform that helps you to sort through thousands of foundations, corporations and government programs to find the right funders for your organization.

You can research more than 11,000 Canadian foundations, 560 corporate giving programs, 370 government grant programs, and 120 American foundations that make grants to Canadian organizations, as well as more than 200 other grants.

You can find prospects using thousands of search criteria and filter results by cause, population, region, type of support and more. You can view detailed profiles of potential funders, and identify connections between funding prospects and your own network. And you can search over 1.25 million grant records, totalling over $41 billion in giving. To learn more about how it works, check out these videos: 

Grant Connect is available for free with your library card, but only on library computers.

To access it:

  • Come in to any Toronto Public Library branch
  • Open a Chrome browser (Grant Connect works best in Chrome)
  • Browse for Grant Connect under Articles and Online Research, or search for it in our catalogue.