Grants and Nonprofits

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

Candid 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. This database is available in the Athens-Clarke County Library only.

The library is able to offer temporary remote access to FDO Essential for grant research.  Click here to access it (requires GALILEO login). 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 GlassPockets provides the data, resources, examples, and action steps foundations need to understand the value of transparency, be more open in their own communications, and help shed more light on how private organizations are serving the public good.

Candid Learning Candid’s live and on-demand trainings, webinars, and other resources designed to improve your fundraising, overall sustainability, grantmaking, and transparency.

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.