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The library will help you get your vision into motion. Let us help you get connected to grants and research sites designed specifically to your needs.


Candid Tools

Foundation Directory Professional (In-Library Use Only)
Candid's premier fundraising tool gives grant-seekers unprecedented access to the largest amount of clean and coded philanthropic data that currently exists. By combining exhaustive data with intuitive search functionality and informative data visualizations, this tool makes fundraising quick and efficient.

Individuals seeking funding, scholarships, or fellowships in Foundation Directory can access resources here also.

Search 2 million+ nonprofits through GuideStar's intuitive search functionality. Target organizations that matter to you based on geography, organizational structure or staff size, or their financial metrics. GuideStar Charity Check included provides the easiest due diligence available. You can determine the charitable status of a nonprofit with just one click. See a sample of comprehensive nonprofit profiles

  • Search and view the organization’s full address and contact information
  • View Forms 990 and, revenue and expense data
  • CEO, Board Chair, and Board of Directors information
  • Research outstanding partnership opportunities
  • Targeting capabilities including geographic, stakeholder roles, and financial.

Candid’s Overdrive site
Candid offers a growing digital collection of eBooks and audiobooks on social sector- and philanthropy-related topics, curated by Candid’s Online Librarian team. This free, public collection is available to anyone and can be accessed remotely from any computer, smartphone, tablet, or e-reader.

Candid is a nonprofit that helps other nonprofits serve their communities. As a Candid community partner, we offer Candid’s key tools including GuideStar and Foundation Directory.

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