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RESEARCH Funding & Nonprofits

Funding & Nonprofits TITLES AT THE LIBRARY
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  • WEB SITES
  • FOR NONPROFITS
  • ORGANIZATIONS

Databases:

Access to these databases was purchased for you by the Springfield-Greene County Library.

Business Decision
In this era of dwindling budgets, staff shortages, and diverse and changing community needs, Business Decision can access maps and data that will help you make better informed and timely decisions to improve your services.
Foundation Directory Online Professional
This grantseeking research tool from the Foundation Center includes over 90,000 grantmakers and 900,000 grants. Search over 380,000 form 990s from private foundations, community foundations and grantmaking public charities. Available in the Funding Information Center at the Library Center only. (in library use only)
Foundation Grants to Individuals
Online database of foundations that provide a variety of funding support for individuals. Sources include scholarships, student loans, fellowships, program development, internships, professorships, arts and cultural projects, research, awards/grants by nomination only and general welfare. It is intended to be both a grantseeker's guide and a reference tool for those interested in foundation giving to the individual. Available in the Funding Information Center at the Library Center only. (in library use only)
Foundation Philanthropy In/Sight
In/Sight combines the Foundation Center’s rich data on grantmakers and their grants with familiar Google maps to tell the story of philanthropy. (in library use only)
Gale Directory Library
A full-text, keyword searchable version of the Gale Encyclopedia of Associations.
Reference USA White Pages
Locate potential donors by zip code, area code and county, this valuable database will save you time and money on your direct mail campaigns.

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Sites selected by the information experts at the Library...

  • Funds Net Services
    A great "legitimate" resource for grant research on the web - always current and up to date.
  • Grantspace
    Need answers and information about grant writing? Start with the Foundation Center's, GrantSpace.com it offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of grantseekers.
  • Issue Lab
    Search the online catalog of annotated links to foundation sponsored research reports, case studies, issue briefs, literature reviews and annual reports published or funded by U.S. foundations.
  • Starting a Nonprofit - University of Missouri Extension
    The only resource you will need to start your nonprofit organization. “Creating a 501(c)(3): Foundation Resource Guide” by Stephen Jeanetta, published by Associated Electric Cooperatives is a workbook written to take the reader step-by-step through the incorporation process.
  • Tech Soup: The Technology Place for Nonprofits
    TechSoup.org offers nonprofits a one-stop resource for technology needs by providing free information, resources, and support. In addition to online information and resources, we offer a product philanthropy service called TechSoup Stock. Here, nonprofits can access donated and discounted technology products, generously provided by corporate and nonprofit technology partners.

This information is for the Southwest Missouri Nonprofit Organizations discussion group. To join the group, please e-mail Tammy Flippen, nonprof@thelibrary.org, or call (417) 616-0541.

The Directory The Directory
A listing of 900 nonprofit clubs, agencies and organizations in the Springfield metropolitan area, including mailing, e-mail and web addresses and phone, fax, toll-free and TTY (TDD) numbers.

211 Missouri 2-1-1 Missouri
A database of agencies, organizations and programs in communities across the state, whose purpose is to help Missourians find fast, free and confidential help for health and human services.

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Funding and Business Information Center

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