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Catholic Funding Guide Online Tutorial: Searching CFGO

About This Section: Searching CFGO

Overview

In this section, we will review the basic search screen fields in The Catholic Funding Guide Online.

Learning Objective

After completing this section, you will be able to:

  • follow basic searching guidelines and
  • list and define basic search screen fields in The Catholic Funding Guide Online.

Search Screen Fields

The basics of searching:

  • Go to the Search page. You'll see several data entry boxes in which you can enter search criteria.
  • Fill as many or as few boxes as you like.
  • Click the Search button in the bottom center of the page.
  • Once you click the Search button, you will see a list of funders whose profiles match your criteria.  Each grantmaker's name is a link to the complete profile.


Tips:

  • Generally, the more information you put in, the fewer results a search returns.
  • You can print your search results and individual profiles through your web browser.

Source:  CFGO

The Search Screen

The CFG Online's search screen is fairly straighforward. 

 

Search Fields

Grantmaker: Limits the results to only those grantmakers that have the specified text in their name.

City/County: Limit the results to the grantmakers with a mailing address in the given city.

State: Limit the results to the grantmakers with a mailing address in the given state.  Use the state's two character abbreviation.

Zip Code: Limit the results to the grantmakers with a mailing address in the given zip code. 

Special Interest: Limits the results to only those grantmakers that have the specified special interest areas.

Geography: Limits the results to only those grantmakers that serve the specified geographic area.

Total Giving: The minimum and maximum amounts of total giving to include in the results.

Total Assets: The minimum and maximum amounts of total assets to include in the results.