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.
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.
Grantspace.org– Access to GrantSpace.org is free to anyone and provides easy-to-use tools, such as webinars and document templates.