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Philanthropy In/Sight  Connect to Philanthropy In/Sight
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Description:

Interactive mapping tool combining the Foundation Centerís data on grantmakers and their grants with Google maps.

 

Choosing from a wide range of customization options, users can create maps revealing patterns of giving and funding relationships. Users can overlay grant data with their choice of over 150 demographic, socio-economic, and other data sets to create visual portraits showing where philanthropy has made an impact and where opportunities exist to fill critical needs.

 

The demographic data in Philanthropy In/Sight comes from a variety of sources, including the American Human Development Project of the Social Science Research Council, the United Nations Development Programme's annual Human Development Report (HDR), the World Bank's Data Catalog, the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS), and many different government agencies.

Updated: Grantmaker data is updated weekly. Demographic data is updated when it becomes available from the source of origin.
Help: A Users Manual is available for additional information about getting started, user profiles, and other frequently asked questions. For further assistance, Ask a Librarian.
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See also Databases for Foundations and Grants

Users: 25 concurrent users
Producer: The Foundation Center

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 05/16/14