Service Updates

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Grant & Nonprofit Resources

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Grant Resources

*For Main Library in-house use only.

The database helps nonprofits identify grant resources to fund their projects. Available at the Main Library on library PCs or own device.

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) provides a full listing of all Federal grant programs for nonprofits and individuals.

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Information and referral search for food, housing, employment, healthcare, counseling, and more.

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Michigan State University Libraries' list of websites, databases, and books dedicated to grants for the disabled.

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Michigan State University Libraries' list of websites dedicated to scholarships for nontraditional, re-entry, or adult students.

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The official benefits website of the U.S. government. Information about how to apply for assistance and grants.

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The programs and grants managed by the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education help prepare people for successful careers.

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This resource is available from congress.gov. It was updated in 2018. Contains a list of grant resources and funding sources.

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Nonprofit Resources

The Foundation Centers nonprofit education page offers a wide variety of online classes and tools.

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Explore books on fundraising available at the library.

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Explore books on running a nonprofit available at the library

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Finding Jobs in the Nonprofit Sector

Idealist is all about connecting idealists - people who want to do good - with nonprofit jobs.

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Job search site for nonprofit positions.

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PND's job board provides listings of current full-time job openings at tax-exempt organizations.

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Finding Salary Info for Nonprofits

A free basic report shows national average salaries adjusted by location.

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Economic Research Institute's nonprofit salary survey assessor.

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Performs an annual CEO Compensation Study in an effort to help donors, nonprofit leaders and regulators make pay decisions.

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Social Entrepreneurship & Fundraising without a 501(c)(3)

SEA is a good place for networking and features a good definition of social enterprise for those wishing to learn more about it.

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Glasspockets is a Foundation Center initiative that champions philanthropic transparency in an online world.

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Informs and inspires millions of social change leaders from around the world and from all sectors of society—nonprofits and business.

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An L3C is a for-profit, but very low-profit LLC. L3Cs use profits to achieve socially beneficial objectives; an alternate to a nonprofit.

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Affiliating yourself with an organization or obtaining a fiscal sponsor can increase your likelihood of receiving funding.

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Great source for fiscal sponsorship information and news.

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Resources for Starting a Business

The U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, and counseling sessions.

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The Kauffman Foundation created Entrepreneurship.org as an online resource to help entrepreneurs grow great ideas.

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SCORE offers the nation's largest network of free, expert business mentors. They can provide a practical action plan, etc.

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Locating Nonprofit Statistics and Demographic Info

The Center's mission is to develop and disseminate high quality data on nonprofit organizations and their activities for use in research.

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The IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy has conducted studies related to many different areas of the philanthropic and nonprofit sector.

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QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

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