The Akron-Summit County Public Library is a Funding Information Network Partner of Candid. Through Candid’s Funding Information Network, the Main Library is able to provide free access to valuable Candid databases and essential reference directories and resources that can help you:
The Nonprofit Resources Center makes available reference and circulating books on topics including:
The library periodically offers classes on grantseeking for individuals and nonprofits. Candid's website, learning.candid.org, offers webinars designed for helping nonprofits succeed in a challenging environment.
Foundation Directory (USE IN LIBRARY ONLY)
This comprehensive database provides access to information on grants and grantmakers, allowing a grantseeker to do customized searches for their specific need. The database is continuously updated, offering the most accurate information on funders and their grants.
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online (USE IN LIBRARY ONLY)
This is a comprehensive database of foundations providing funding for students, artists, researchers and other individual grant seekers.
BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence