McDowell County Public Library

Grant Resources


Through a partnership with the Foundation Center, the McDowell County Public Library is able to offer up-to-date resources and classes in researching grants, writing proposals, and best approaches to fundraising.

To view a current list of classes available, visit our calendar of events.

Access is only available at the library and includes:

Foundation Directory Online Professional– Includes a database of U.S. foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities, plus a growing number of non-U.S. grantmakers; and a keyword-searchable database of recently filed IRS Forms 990 and 990-PF.

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online-A funding research tool for finding foundations that provide financial support for individual grantseekers.

Foundation Maps-A data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world.– Access to is free to anyone and provides easy-to-use tools, such as webinars and document templates.

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    Marion Library

    Mon, Wed, Fri: 10-5:30
    Tue, Thu: 10-7
    Saturday: 11-5
    Sunday: Closed
    Holiday Hours

    Old Fort Library

    Monday: Closed
    Tues, Wed, Fri: 10-5:30
    Thursday: 10-7
    Saturday: 12:30-5
    Sunday: Closed
    Holiday Hours

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    Marion Library

    Phone 828-652-3858
    Fax 828-652-2098

    Old Fort Library

    Phone 828-668-7111
    Fax 828-668-4013

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    Marion Library

    90 W Court St
    Marion, NC 28752

    Old Fort Library

    65 E Mitchell St
    Old Fort, NC 28762