Research and GrantsDirect.com
are published by Jankowski Associates, Inc. (JA) based in Maryland. Headed by Bernie Jankowski, JA has been providing
innovative solutions for nonprofit organizations' research needs for
more than 20 years.
Why Use JA's Research?
Almost every fundraising "How-To" instructs, "Doing
your homework is the key to foundation grants." Unfortunately,
most foundations do not publish information. So how can
you do homework on a subject that lacks data?
Look to Jankowski Research be your homework helper. Our expert
research staff analyzes thousands of Forms 990-PF each year and
reports current data through various products . . . and then we focus
on keying grants. No other resource in the country provides the in-depth grants information you will
find here. This critical data allows you to understand and create
relationships with the largest new foundations, as well as regional
foundations headquartered in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and
Need an example? In October 2007, JA's editors compared the data on
445 of Maryland's leading 500 foundations by giving. Using JA's
GrantsDirect.com, members could search 41,055 foundation grants paid
in 2005 and 2006, compared to just 1,834 grants in the Foundation
Center's FC Search 11.0. GrantsDirect.com clearly is the better source
for identifying foundation prospects based on grants research.
JA's research method accurately identifies geographic distribution and
foundation priorities based on keying at
least 80% of foundation grants paid, no matter what the size. Our
staff captures grant
recipients at such a deep level that organizations of all sizes always find meaningful information about
potential funders. Grants data is linked to comprehensive online
profiles that track
and report key financial information -- especially assets, giving and
gifts received --over time, officers and directors, contact
information and application guidelines.
GrantsDirect.com captures more
than 450,000 grants paid by 8,000 foundations: the largest new
foundations in the country and regional foundations headquartered in
Maryland, D.C., and Northern Virginia. Use GrantsDirect.com
to pinpoint funders by organization type,
city and state, where grants are paid, size of grant, and more.
Jankowski Research members also
receive, in addition to a subscription to GrantsDirect.com, custom
research reports and the opportunity to purchase grants spreadsheets
at a discount. Spreadsheets contain thousands of grants paid by new
foundations to such focus areas as women and girls, the environment,
and children and families.
||The online, searchable database
lists thousand of grant recipients and their donors.
uncovers hundreds of links
and relationships for just pennies a session. One grant and
you've paid for your annual membership.
||Organization coding speeds research across more
than 600 support categories.
Reports and Print directories put
current information in your hands at a price you can afford.
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You can trust Jankowski Associates, Inc.
For 20 years, we have
provided in-depth research on foundation and corporate donors. A
commitment to quality, value, and excellence has been key to our
Jankowski Associates, Inc. has an
established reputation of providing high-quality research and services. On the national level, we've partnered with Women & Philanthropy,
Women's eNews, New Ventures in Philanthropy, the Florida Philanthropic
Network, and the National Association of Children's Hospitals,
among others, to publish current information on new foundation funding.
Our regional partnership with the Maryland Association of Nonprofit
Organizations ensures that current foundation data continues to support
the research community in our home region.
President, is grants information
specialist and editor. For the last 20 years, he has been in charge of
our large data
collection/manipulation projects. He has overseen
compiling, analyzing, and coding (using the Urban Institute's NTEE) more than 2.3 million grant
recipients from more than 10,000 foundations.
Research Director, oversees the research process. She is also the Director of Special
Projects for the Harman Family Foundation,
working on the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington, Washington, DC.
She is a trainer for the D.C.
Office of Partnerships and Grants Development and the Maryland Association of Nonprofit
Organizations. Come to one of her high-energy workshops! Kathy is a
community volunteer, a member the Maryland Association of Nonprofit
Organizations; and on the Marketing Committee of the Community Foundation of Frederick
County, MD, Inc.
Need more info about Jankowski Research or any of
our products? Feel free to call or email Bernie: 301.916-3303 firstname.lastname@example.org.