Foundation Center

Foundation Information Network

Need to raise money for your nonprofit organization or yourself?
           Not sure where to begin?

Visit our Independence Branch or our Berea Branch library and use the Foundation Information Network.

An online Foundation Center librarian can answer your questions about foundations, philanthropy, and fundraising research through either email or online chat.


These resources are available only from public computers at the Berea and Independence Branch Libraries.

Foundation Directory Online
Foundation Directory Online provides users with access to an unprecedented wealth of timely, comprehensive information on grantmakers and their grants. Included is a database of the entire universe of over 92,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S.

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online contains a complete listing of foundations that give grants to individuals, more than 6,200 entries in all.

Grant resource books you can borrow from our collection