Candid logoEvery year, millions of nonprofits spend trillions of dollars around the world. Candid finds out where that money comes from, where it goes, and why it matters. Through research, collaboration, and training, Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to do it. Candid’s data tools on nonprofits, foundations, and grants are the most comprehensive in the world. Foundation Center and GuideStar joined forces to become Candid, a 501c3 nonprofit organization.


Works with the following types of organizations

Candid works with the all types of organization in the Social Sector.

Provides the following types of programs

  • Consulting & Technical Assistance
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Leadership Development
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Office/Conference Room Rental
  • Training & Educational Resources
  • Other

Key Programs

Find funding

Foundation Directory Online (FDO) is a database with information on more than 13 million grants and 175,000 grantmakers. FDO contains unique search capabilities, making it easy for users to identify relevant prospects and handy tools to manage the funding process from start to finish.

Improve your nonprofit

GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles provide users with the information they need to make smart decisions, build connections, and learn from each other to achieve their missions. Nonprofits can update their profiles to amplify their stories and showcase their work.


is a learning community that helps nonprofits worldwide become more viable grant applicants and build strong, sustainable organizations. GrantSpace offers online and in-person learning opportunities designed to develop skills, practices, and behaviors which best prepare people working in the social sector for success.

Explore issues

lssuelab represents one of the largest platforms of social sector knowledge, containing more than 27,000 publicly available resources produced by nearly 7,000 organizations.

Funding Information Network (FIN)

consists of more than 400 libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit resource centers, where we provide free access to Foundation Directory Online and conduct trainings for local communities.

Contact Info

32 Old Slip, 24th Floor
New York, NY 10005

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Catalina Spinel, New York Lead

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