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Foundation Directory

As a Funding Information Network of the Foundation Center, OneOC offers FREE public access to the Foundation Directory Online, a fully searchable database including detailed profiles of all active U.S. foundations, over 80,000 grants, as well as an extensive file of recent grants awarded by the nation’s top funders, accessible from workstations at OneOC headquarters during normal business hours.


OneOC Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm

Foundation Center Hours: Monday-Friday, 10:00am-3:00pm

Workstations are limited to 2 hours per visit. 


1901 E. 4th Street, Suite 100, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone: 714-953-5757

  • OneOC Resource Library Workstation Use Policy
    • Resource library computers are available to OneOC members and clients for access to nonprofit resources, and are not for personal use.
    • Visitors may make a reservation to use the library workstation. Reservations can be made by calling 714-953-5757 or by sending an email request to [email protected]. Workstations are not guaranteed without a reservation. Computer usage is limited to 2 hours per day, per person. All users are required to sign-in to access the computers.
    • Use of the Resource Library computers will be self-service. OneOC associates will be available to provide basic access (log-in to computer).
    • Staff cannot provide in-depth trainings concerning the Internet, personal computer use or Foundation Directory Online. Visitors with questions about Foundation Directory Online will be directed to the online search tutorial and guided searches that are available on the Foundation Center’s website. OneOC offers free Foundation Directory Online trainings. Please visit OneOC’s online training calendar for training details and to register.
    • USB storage devices cannot be used to save files. Software or a file downloaded from the internet may contain a virus.
    • In an effort to “go green,” printing is not available. Files may be saved to the computer’s desktop, and then the documents can be emailed externally by using the email tools that are available on the computer.
    • Tampering, manipulating or bypassing the Resource Library software systems, computer hardware and accessories, such as those that regulate computer use, is prohibited.
    • The use of equipment likely to disturb or distract other visitors, OneOC staff or volunteers (e.g. radios, music players, video display devices, to perform any of the functions of such machines) is not permitted in the Resource Library.
    • Mobile telephones must be set to ‘silent’ mode in the Resource Library. The use of mobile telephones is allowed in the outside patio area.
    • Headphones or earphones must be worn when accessing audible content.
    • OneOC is not responsible for damage or loss due to security breaches, electrical surges or disruptions.
    • Visitors are asked to close all open programs when they are finished using the computers. However, the computers are to remain “on” and not shut down. Visitors are to refrain from troubleshooting if they are having technical difficulties. OneOC staff will provide technical support if needed.

Foundation Directory Online – Tutorials

OneOC offers free, in-person trainings on how to use the Foundation Directory Online and the various search tools within the database.

Register to attend OneOC’s FDO training


The Foundation Center offers Guided Tours of each FDO database. These tours can be used by new users looking for an introduction to FDO’s functionality or by veteran users in need of a refresher course.

Take the Foundation Center’s Guided Tour

Foundation Center – Funding Information Network

OneOC is a Funding Information Network of the Foundation CenterFunding Information Network are free funding information centers in libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit resource centers that provide a core collection of Foundation Center publications and a variety of supplementary materials and services in areas useful to grantseekers.

Foundation Directory Online Free

Can’t make it into OneOC? You can now access Foundation Directory Online (FDO) Free, an online tool that offers free access to basic information about nearly 90,000 U.S. foundations and grantmakers, from anywhere.