The Eastern Shore Public Library is now a Funding Information Network (FIN) partner of Foundation Center. Foundation Center is a nonprofit organization that strengthens the social sector by advancing knowledge about philanthropy in the U.S. and around the world.
As a FIN partner, the Accomac library now has access to three, premier grant seeking databases including Foundation Directory Online, Grants to Individuals Online, and Foundation Maps. They invite nonprofit and social sector professionals to use these online resources for free to find the funding that they need to succeed! In addition, the library will also start offering free workshops to the local community.
Introduction to Finding Grants Workshop on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm at the Eastern Shore Community College at 29300 Lankford Highway, Melfa, VA 23410. Introduction to Finding Grants will be led by Library Director Cara Burton and will provide an overview of the funding research process for nonprofits seeking grants from foundations, corporations, and grantmaking public charities.
Foundation Center’s core collection of resources includes Foundation Directory Online, profiling more than 140,000 U.S. grantmakers, Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, Foundation Maps, print directories, and proposal writing guides. Additional Information can be found at http://foundationcenter.org/products/foundation-directory-online.
This is a free resource available in our Accomac library.
Foundation Center is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust. Grantspace is an online resource that offers training webinars on proposal writing and webinars. Sample documents, a live chat feature and nonprofit management tips are available on http://grantspace.org/.