Foundation Center Resources

Catalog of Nonprofit Literature
Here find the holdings of all 7 Foundation Center Libraries with annotation and links to full-text articles from respected sources available in the nonprofit sector. Foundation Center Librarians are willing to FAX the table of contents or specified pages of works contained in their collections.

FAQ’s
A great place to start to gain knowledge, the Foundation Center’s full listing of Frequently Asked Questions is keyword searchable. Another option is to search using the table of contents on the left of the page. The subject matter is divided into six main categories then divided further in subcategories.

Foundation Center Virtual Librarian
Chat live with a Foundation Center Librarian, or, if unavailable, submit your questions via email.

Free Online Training

Glasspockets
A web site created by the Foundation Center focused on transparency in philanthropy; Glasspockets inspires private foundations to be more open in their communications and will increase your understanding of best practices in foundation transparency and accountability in an online world.

GrantSpace
GrantSpaceSM, the Foundation Center’s learning community for the social sector, offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of grantseekers. GrantSpaceSM will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to get grants, manage your nonprofit, and improve your community. View videos and podcasts and register to leave comments and rate content.

Topical Resource Lists
These selective lists are an efficient way to connect with pertinent and timely information from relevant literature.