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Access resources, including training on grant writing, from Candid.  Candid was formed from GuideStar and the Foundation Center.  Several libraries offer a Candid hub!  Check out the article. Access other posts on grants in the Compendium. Check out Candid’s Visualizing...

The Foundation Center and GuideStar have joined together to form Candid. The Foundation Center is the world’s leading source of information on philanthropy, fundraising, and grant programs.  Read  Caitlyn Boland’s previous post about The Foundation Center and Funding...

Did you miss the webinar on Grantseeking?  No worries!  You can access it as a WebJunction course for FREE!  Other past webinars are also available! New Course: Grantseeking for Libraries. Funding sources for libraries is an important discussion for library staff, board members,...

Grantseeking for Libraries Funding sources for libraries is an important discussion for library staff, board members, and even the community at large. Finding and increasing funding from private sources allows libraries to better meet the needs of their communities....

Karen Hilbert

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

The Foundation Center has launched Visualizing Funding for Libraries, a comprehensive FREE database of library funding, which contains grants given to U.S. libraries by U.S. foundations. A data tool includes data on grants from local, state, and national sources for public, academic,...

Winner of the 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries, Foundation Center launches Visualizing Funding for Libraries, the most comprehensive FREE database of library funding that has ever existed, containing grants given to U.S. libraries by U.S. foundations. Grants data includes...

Caitlyn Boland

  by Caitlyn Boland, Assistant Director at the Butler Area Public Library Established in 1956, Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training, it connects people who want to change the world to the...