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Nonprofit Resources


Foundation CenterGreenwich Library is a partner of the The Foundation Center's Funding Information Network. Based in New York, The Foundation Center is the nation's leading authority on philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust. The Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. grantmakers and their grants. Greenwich Library maintains a core collection of nonprofit resources for the needs of individuals and organizations.


Not sure where to begin? The Foundation Center has a full list of FAQs to guide you in your nonprofit research.


Databases Available for Nonprofit Research


available from inside the library

Foundation Directory Online Professional


Foundation Directory Online Professional logo

Subject:

business


Description:

This new online version includes a wealth of new information and features in addition to the comprehensive database of 80,000 grantmakers and half a million grants. A new, unique Professional tool, 990 Search, allows you to search across the text of our entire database of over 230,000 IRS 990s for private foundations, community foundations, and grantmaking public charities and exclusive funder portfolios. **For Use in the Main Library only**


available from inside the library

Foundation Grants to Individuals


Foundation Grants to Individuals logo

Subject:

business


Description:

An essential resource for individual grantseekers as well as for financial aid offices and funding libraries. It provides searching of foundations and public charities that provide support to individuals.


available from inside the library

Foundation Maps


Foundation Maps logo

Subject:

business


Description:

Foundation Maps is Foundation Center's premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world.

With millions of grants from 2006 to the present, innovative ways to visualize funding data, and the flexibility and precision to tailor research, Foundation Maps helps funders and nonprofits access the knowledge they need to make strategic decisions and strengthen their impact.


available from inside the library

Gale Business Insights: Essentials

also available from homeGale Business Insights: Essentials


Gale Business Insights: Essentials logo

Subject:

business


Description:

Combines all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface. Use this to find information on companies and industries, investigate investment opportunities, research businesses and find parent-subsidiary relationships, explore market and industry information, SWOT reports, investment reports and business associations; instantly analyze and compare financial and statistical data, study product and brand information, compare companies within an industry and target new customers and inform on potential business opportunities, distribution channels and licensing opportunities.


available from inside the library

GrantSpace

also available from homeGrantSpace


GrantSpace logo

Subject:

business


Description:

GrantSpace, a service of the Foundation Center, offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of grantseekers.


available from inside the library

Reference USA

also available from homeReference USA


Reference USA logo

Subject:

business


Description:

Choose Business Listings for information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses; search by company name, business type, sales volume and more. Choose Residential Listings for information on over 135 million households; search by name, address, median home income and more. Also contains OneSource, an international company database. It contains three million global companies and five million executives.



Greenwich Library Core Collection of Books, Magazines & Journals

Locate books on topics including:

Foundations and Fundraising

Proposal Writing and Grants

Nonprofit Organization Management


Books in the Nonprofit Reference Collection include:

Annual Register of Grant Support

Foundation Directory

Foundation Grants to Individuals

National Directory of Corporate Giving


Magazines and Journals:

Chronicle of Philanthropy


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