Information you need on obtaining grant funding for non-profits and individuals.
Last Updated: Nov 18, 2013
The Nonprofit Collection, located at the Farr Regional Library, houses core Foundation Center books as part of our cooperating collection status. These books house information on fundraising, grant proposals, and seeking donors for nonprofit organizations and for individuals.
Book pick for November:
Starting and Building a Nonprofit
Publication Date: 2013-03-29
Start a nonprofit and keep it running with this practical guide Rescue a school library. Preserve an endangered species. Support the arts. Whatever it is you want to do to give back to your community, "Starting & Building a Nonprofit" provides the kick start you need. Filled with user-friendly information, practical advice and step-by-step instructions, this book is your guide through the process of getting a nonprofit up and running. Learn how to: . pick the perfect name for your organization . structure a nonprofit to achieve your goals . choose and obtain a federal tax-exempt status . create a mission statement . develop a strategic plan and initial budget . launch a successful fundraising plan . recruit and manage board members and volunteers . hire and train staff . obtain necessary insurance . market your organization . create a winning website . keep your nonprofit running "Starting & Building a Nonprofit "goes beyond paperwork -- it addresses the big picture, showing you how to create a solvent, efficient organization that will make a real difference.
The Foundation Center nonprofit databases below are only avaliable on the catalog and database computers at the following locations:
The Colorado Grants Guide Online database is accessible from the public internet computers at any High Plains Library District location.
- Colorado Grants Guide Online
Fundraising resource for nonprofit and community-based organizations in Colorado. Contains hundreds of profiles on: local foundations and trusts; corporations; government agencies; and religious organizations that support Colorado nonprofit organizations.
- Foundation Directory Online
Access timely, comprehensive information on grantmakers and their grants. Search 80,000 foundations, corporate giving programs and grantmaking public charities, as well as 500,000 recently awarded grants.
- Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
Access up-to-date information on foundations that fund individual grantseekers. More than 6,200 entries in all. Records include detailed descriptions of approximately 2,000 programs which fund individual grantseekers.
The print Foundation Center Collection is located in the Farr Regional Library ready reference area.
Foundation Center Cooperating Collections are information centers of free use to the public.
They can be found at foundations, libraries, and other nonprofit resource centers.
For a national list of cooperating collections, visit the Foundation Center's site.