A Foundation Directory Online alternative that actually helps you win more grants while saving time

Instrumentl brings grant & foundation discovery, tracking, reporting, and collaboration to one place to be your institutional fundraising platform.

Everything Foundation Directory Online has, with active RFPs, tracking, collaboration & user-friendly design.

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Finding new RFPs & funders

Yes
Yes
Limited functionalityNo

Limited "Philanthropy News Digest"

Yes
Yes
Limited functionalityNo

Yes
Yes
Limited functionalityNo

Yes
Yes
Limited functionalityNo

Yes
No

Coming soon

Yes
Limited functionalityNo

Tracking prospect research & submissions

Yes
Yes
Limited functionalityNo

Limited

Yes
Yes
Limited functionalityNo

Yes
Yes
Limited functionalityNo

Yes
Yes
Limited functionalityNo

Collaboration & reporting

Yes
Yes
Limited functionalityNo

Limited

Yes
Yes
Limited functionalityNo

Yes
Yes
Limited functionalityNo

Yes
Yes
Limited functionalityNo

Yes
Yes
Limited functionalityNo

Overall

Yes
Yes
Limited functionalityNo

Yes
Yes
Limited functionalityNo

Pricing

$162/mo

$199.99/mo

ACCOUNTS

Clones

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Up to 20 clones per month

Categories

Business, Technology

User Limit

1 User

DESIGN INTERACTIONS

Lottie Animation

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3 months

Design Interactions

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3 months

DESIGN INTERACTIONS

Clones

Has feature

Categories

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ACCOUNTS

Clones

info

Up to 20 clones per month

Categories

Business, Technology

User Limit

1 User

DESIGN INTERACTIONS

Lottie Animation

info

3 months

Design Interactions

info

3 months

DESIGN INTERACTIONS

Clones

Has feature

Categories

-

ACCOUNTS

Clones

info

Up to 20 clones per month

Categories

Business, Technology

User Limit

1 User

DESIGN INTERACTIONS

Lottie Animation

info

3 months

Design Interactions

info

3 months

DESIGN INTERACTIONS

Clones

Has feature

Categories

-

Here's why nonprofits choose Instrumentl over
Foundation Directory Online
Try us free for 14-days

FAQ

Is it easy to switch?
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Switching to Instrumentl is easy! Start by creating a 14-day free trial on Instrumentl. Then, simply log into your old grant tool's account and export your previously saved funders and upload these into your Instrumentl Tracker by clicking Add New -> Upload Many. Our team will do the heavy lifting for you from here. You can reference our Grants Template here.

Can I see a demo?
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Of course! You can watch a quick video demo of Instrumentl here. And if you'd like to book a time, you'll be able to do so once you create your 14-day trial to connect with a member of our team!

Who does Instrumentl work best for?
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Instrumentl works best for organizations based in the United States with at least $90K in operating revenue and 501c3 status, or for grant writers / consultancies that serve clients that meet these criteria. For any nonprofits that meet these criteria, we can serve you well! Our customers range from animal shelters to hospital systems, and you can watch and read more of their stories here.

What customer service is available?
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Lots! We have an extensive Help Center full of useful tutorials here. Whether you're a free or paying user, you can always feel free to contact us at [email protected], or log into your account and chat with us in the bottom right corner. Every week, we also host a small group live demo and Q&A that you can register for here. Lastly, if you ever need a personal walkthrough or review of your account, simply reach out via the chat and we'll find time that works with your schedule!

What's included in pricing?
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We go in-depth on everything included with our different plans on our pricing page here.

I still have questions, help!
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Awesome! Our team is here for you. Just email us at [email protected] to connect with a real person on our team. No chat bots here :)

FAQ

Is it easy to switch?
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Switching to Instrumentl is simple. Simply create a 14-day free account to start a unique grant search for your nonprofit, and then you're good to go! If you're looking to bring a grant tracker of yours into Instrumentl, simply click Add New -> Upload Many from your project's Tracker. Our team will take care of you from there. You can get started with your transfer by referencing our Grants Template here.

Can I see a demo?
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Of course! You can watch a quick video demo of Instrumentl here. If you'd prefer a personal walkthrough, create your 14-day trial and then schedule a time to connect with a member of our team!

Who does Instrumentl work best for?
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We serve customers from nonprofits of all sizes. Typically, we work best for organizations based in the United States with 501c3 status and at least $90K in operating revenue, or for grant writers / consultancies that match these criteria. You can watch and read more about the customers we serve here.

What customer service is available?
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Customers love us because we are so available! To start, we keep an updated Help Center full of useful guides here. You can also always contact us either by emailing [email protected], or logging into your account and chatting with us in the bottom right corner. Every week, we host an intimate live demo and Q&A session to ensure you're set up for success in getting the most out of all of Instrumentl's features. You can register for our next session here. Lastly, if you ever need a personal walkthrough or review of how your account is set up, reach out via the chat and we'll find time that works with your schedule.

What's included in pricing?
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You can learn more about our plans on our pricing page here.

I still have questions, help!
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We'd love to! Our team is here for you. Just email us at [email protected] to connect with a person on our team. We don't use chat bots here :)

FAQ

Is it easy to switch?
Open and close answer

Switching to Instrumentl is fast and easy. Simply start your 14-day free trial to begin receiving personalized grant results for your organization, and then you're good to go! If you'd like to bring a grant tracker into Instrumentl, just click Add New -> Upload Many from the Instrumentl Tracker view. Our team will handle the rest for you. You can start working on your spreadsheet transfer by downloading our Grants Template here.

Can I see a demo?
Open and close answer

Of course! You can watch a quick video demo of Instrumentl here. And if you'd like to book a time, you'll be able to do so once you create your 14-day trial to connect with a member of our team!

Who does Instrumentl work best for?
Open and close answer

We work best for organizations based in the United States, with 501c3 status and an operating revenue of at least $90K, or for grant writers / consultancies that serve these sorts of organizations. Instrumentl excels when helping organizations looking to scale their grant strategy who have already begun to realize the value of grants in their fundraising strategy. You can learn more about the customers we serve here.

What customer service is available?
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Our customers say we have first rate exceptional customer support and the reason why is because we make sure you're set up for success. We have a comprehensive Help Center to getting started. You can always email us at [email protected] if you have a question, or log into your account and contact us via the chat bubble in the bottom right corner. Additionally, every week we host small group live demo and Q&A sessions that you register for here. And lastly, if you want a personal walkthrough or review of your account, you can contact us via chat so we can schedule a time that works with your schedule.

What's included in pricing?
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Check out our pricing page for more details on our different plans!

I still have questions, help!
Open and close answer

No problem. We're here for you - just email us at [email protected] to connect with a warm and friendly person on our team.

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