Along with the Carolinas - Foundation Center resources, which feature profiles of private and federal government grantmakers, nonprofits may want to further explore resources for other types of fundraising. Grants are only one form of nonprofit fundraising. The Library's resources include print and electronic resources for annual campaigns, fundraising events, earned income and other types of nonprofit revenue.
Grantspace is the premier Foundation Center resource for free, easy-to-use, self-service tools to help nonprofits worldwide become more viable grant applicants and build strong, sustainable organizations.
Resources for Nonprofits Grant Seeking
Information on over 900 grant programs and access to approximately $360 billion in annual awards grants offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies.
Guidestar is a free service for donors and nonprofits, providing information on the activities and finances of more than 650,000 nonprofit organizations.
Federal programs that provide both financial and non-financial benefits to nonprofits, including grants, loans, loan guarantees, services, and more.
A service of The Foundation Center harnessing the practical wisdom of funders to provide free resources that improve the practice of philanthropy.
Nonprofit Programs & Events
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Learn the basics of successful grant seeking and how to get started using Foundation Directory Online to find potential private foundation funders for your 501c3 nonprofit. Participants must be comfortable working in the Windows environment and using the Internet.