Nonprofit Resources

Here you will find:

  • Current print reference directories and resources
  • Books on all facets of nonprofit start-up and operation
  • In-library access to the following valuable databases:
Foundation Directory Online
Foundation Directory Online is a research tool to help nonprofits find the grantmakers most likely to fund their projects. It provides information and funding history for 140,000+ foundations, corporations, and federal agencies. In-library use only.
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
The premier funding research tool for finding foundations that provide financial support for individual grant seekers. In-library use only.

And, here are some more helpful resources for nonprofits:

Candid Learning offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of nonprofits worldwide in need of know-how for securing funding and operating effective organizations.

Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations: PANO is the statewide membership organization serving and advancing the charitable nonprofit sector through leadership, advocacy, education and other services in order to improve the overall quality of life in Pennsylvania. PANO helps charities become more efficient and effective through collaboration, cooperation and the sharing of resources and information.

We also have an extensive nonprofit information collection. Search our Online Catalog for specific topics of interest. Nonprofit titles located in the BRC will appear with “Business & Reference Center” as the location and “Nonprofit Coll” after the call number. Online e-reserves for non-reference titles, including those held by other libraries in the system can be placed by following the instructions on the online catalog search screen.