Meet the smarter way to win grants

Instrumentl combines discovery, research, and tracking into a unified platform. With Instrumentl, development staff are effective and efficient.

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The Grant Acceleration Platform

1,000+ nonprofits, universities, and grant writers trust Instrumentl to drive success & efficiency

One unified platform to accelerate grant success


Discover Funders & Grants

We match you with upcoming open grant opportunities that have the highest ROI for your specific projects.


Be Strategic

Figure out if a funder or opportunity has a high ROI for you quickly. Now you have eligibility criteria, 990s, past grantees, grant amounts, and more at your fingertips.


Keep You and Your Team Organized

Stay on top of all deadlines and keep your funding history, future opportunities, and more in one place. Easily see progress toward your own funding goals.


Share Progress. Celebrate Wins.

When the time comes to present to your Executive Director or Board, create custom reports that highlight your progress and next steps.

Share a grant report as a PDF or CSV

The Instrumentl Difference

Intelligent matching

Tailored matches of foundations and grant opportunities to save you time.

New matches

We're continuously searching for new opportunities on your behalf.

990s & Foundation profiles

In depth foundation profiles and 990 data at your fingertips.

Deadline tracking

Automatic deadline reminders so you never miss a beat.


Share your progress with board members or staff.


Create and manage all your grant-related tasks in one place.

Who uses Instrumentl?

We serve a wide audience from nonprofits of all sizes to freelance grantwriters and students, postdocs and faculty at universities. We help them be effective and efficient with grants.

This is the best tool for finding & organizing grants that are a fit for our non-profit. I used to hire someone to do research but now I can do it on my own with Instrumentl AND Instrumentl automatically reminds me of deadlines.

Pamela Weese

Board Member - Donor Relations and Grants Management NMDOG

I'm a grant writer for a few different nonprofits and I've used FDO, FoundationSearch, GrantStation - Instrumentl is my favorite. Instrumentl is well-designed and easy to use. I can easily organize multiple prospect lists and I love being able to quickly save prospects + store my notes.

Julie Sweitzer

Professional Grant Writer


I recommend Instrumentl all the time because Instrumentl proactively finds grants that you should be pursuing. This saves me time and my clients $$. The best part: Instrumentl has recommended funders not on my radar AND some have resulted in new funding opportunities!

Cheryl Einsele

Grant Writer


Over $1 billion in active grants from funders like:

The most comprehensive source

We aggregate private, corporate, and government grants for all nonprofits, all in one place. From arts and addiction to welfare and wildlife, we’ve got you covered.

Meet the Team

We’ve been there and know the way forward…

...and that your time is better spent fighting for your cause than figuring out cash flow. We were founded by nonprofit fundraisers who saw our peers wasting valuable time, struggling to find and track grants that were right for their organizations. So we created the most comprehensive source of grant and funder data, and designed a platform to take the pain out of grants. We make the grants process easier and more efficient, so you can do what you do best: make a positive impact.

Supercharge your grants process

Watch our short video walkthrough and get a better understanding of how Instrumentl can help you on your fundraising journey.

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How to pitch Instrumentl to your ED or Board of Directors in two easy steps

Already tried Instrumentl and really want to use it?
Use these resources to help get buy-in from others within your organization

Letter Template

Edit and send this templated letter to your ED or board to make a strong business case for why Instrumentl will help your nonprofit.

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PDF that shows the real business impact of Instrumentl

Click to download our 1-pager on the X key ways investing in Instrumentl pays off.