Closed for Independence Day

 July 3rd and 4th 2020

All libraries in the region will be closed on July 3rd and July 4th, for Independence Day. 

All Athens Regional Library System branches’ buildings remain closed to the public at this time. We now offer curbside holds pickup and are accepting returns in our book drops, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at most branches. Please contact us at http://athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/contact-us if you have any questions regarding library service during this time. We will update you as more information becomes available.

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Grants and Nonprofits

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The Athens-Clarke County Library is part of the Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network. As a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center, we provide a collection of materials and services related to grantseeking and fundraising, including free public access to the Foundation Center's databases.

Foundation Center Databases

Foundation Directory Online

Foundation Directory Online Professional: With profiles of more than 100,000 U.S. grantmakers and 2.4 million grant records, this is the premier online tool for non-profits looking for grants.

The library is able to offer temporary remote access to FDO Essential for grant research.  Click here to access it . For questions about using this resource, please Contact Us.

Grants to Individuals Online

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online: A one-of-a-kind database of more than 6,500 foundation and public charity programs that provide support for students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers.

Additional Resources

Glasspockets: Bringing Transparency to the World of Philanthropy -- The Foundation Center and their partners work to inspire private foundations to greater openness in their communications, and increase understanding of best practices in foundation transparency and accountability in an online world. This resource illustrates how institutional philanthropy is relevant to the critical issues of our time.

GrantSpace.org -- Free information and resources specifically designed to help grantseekers.

Grants.gov -- the starting point to find and apply for all federal grants.

Guidestar --Guidestar is a free service for individual donors, institutional donors, and nonprofits, and it has information concerning the activities and finances of more than 650,000 nonprofit organizations.

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