Foundation Center Funding Information Network

The Foundation Center
The White Plains Public Library is part of the Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network (formerly known as the Cooperating Collections network). As a member of this international network of libraries, community foundations and other nonprofit agencies, the White Plains Public Library provides visitors with free public access to grantmaker directories, books on fundraising and nonprofit management, and the Foundation Center’s electronic resources.
Visit the following web sites for more information.

Foundation Center
Foundation Center’s web site includes tools and resources to find funders, training and classes.

Philanthropy News Digest
This daily news service of the Foundation Center is a compendium, in digest form, of philanthropy-related articles and features culled from print and electronic media outlets nationwide.

Grant Space
Offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of nonprofits worldwide in need of know-how for securing funding and operating effective organizations.

Grant Craft
Register to access their vast collection of resources for thinking critically about philanthropy and building skills for effective grantmaking.

Issue Lab
Free access to thousands of case studies, evaluations, white papers, and issue briefs addressing some of the world’s most pressing social problems.

Glass Pockets
Showcases the online transparency and accountability practices of foundations.

Foundation Center databases (In-Library Use only)

Foundation Directory Online provides nine comprehensive databases. In addition to grantmakers, companies, grants, and 990s, the new Power Search tool lets you search RFPs, news, jobs, foundation-sponsored publications, and nonprofit literature. The interactive maps and charts show a foundation’s grants geographically—right down to the ZIP code—and by recipient type or primary subject with three levels of detail.

Foundation Grants to Individuals is an online database of nearly 10,000 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers.

Foundation Center: Maps is an interactive mapping tool that combines the Foundation Center’s rich data on grantmakers and their grants with Google maps to tell the story of philanthropy.

Our librarians can assist you in person at the Information Desk, by phone, or email.