Nonprofit Resources: Nonprofit Resources

Information on researching and writing grants, and nonprofit management
Foundation Directory Online

Foundation Directory Online  

Available for in-library use only at the Walnut Creek, El Cerrito, and Brentwood community libraries 

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Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

Available within the Walnut Creek Library only


Thanks to the support from the Walnut Creek Library Foundation, the Walnut Creek Library is a Funding Information Network Partner.

Preliminary Funding Research

Remote users will find useful information on the Foundation Center Homepage, including a Fund Finder Search box to locate contact information on foundations and their 990-PF's.

The Foundation Directory for specific types of funding  must be acccessed by using the links above within the Walnut Creek Library.

Other Libraries

Richmond Public Library - City of Richmond -
Gransmanship Center

325 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 620-6561

The Richmond Public Library, Grants Information Center, maintains a Cooperating collection of the Foundation Center and a variety of supplementary materials and services in areas useful to grantseekers.

East County Library for Nonprofits
301 W.10th Street (Located in the Rivertown Resource Center)
Antioch, CA 94509
(925) 779-1404
susie.dove@yahoo.com

East County Library for Nonprofits houses an extensive collection of resource information and material to better meet the needs of established and start-up nonprofits. Resources available: Foundation Directory Online, directories of grants and foundations, tips on improving fundraising, building a successful board of directors, how to's for grant writing, forming a nonprofit organization, and much more.

Foundation Center - San Francisco
312 Sutter Street, Suite 606
San Francisco, CA 94108-4314
(415) 397-0902

The Foundaton Center Headquarters is in New York.  The nearest field center with a comprehensive library is located in San Francisco.

Compass Point Nonprofit Services
731 Market St., Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 541-9000

Compass Point Nonprofit Services is a consulting, research, and training organization providing nonprofits with management tools, strategies, and resources to lead change in their communities.

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