If you want to create an electronic file for exporting your grants information to the Foundation Center, you can use the Foundation Center Survey Export .
  1. Select Reports > Grants > Foundation Center Survey Export.
  2. Select the date range of the grants that you want to include in the export.
  3. Click OK .
  4. The system prompts you to select the path and file name where you want to save the exported data.
  5. Save the file with a txt extension.
  6. Click the Run Report button.
  7. A confirmation window indicates how many records were exported.
  8. You can then transmit the export file to the Foundation Center.
For information from the Foundation Center information regarding this export, click on this link: http://foundationcenter.org/grantmakers/fims_instr.html