Shelby County Public Library

To learn more about Foundation Center resources available at the library, please contact us at 317-398-7002.

The library is a partner of the Foundation Center Funding Information Network.

The Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network partners provide grantseekers free access to materials and services in libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit resource centers worldwide. The Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network is comprised of libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit resource centers that provide free access to a collection of Foundation Center and other materials and services useful to grantseekers. 

Services provided through the library's access to the Foundation Center Funding Information Network:

Foundation Directory Online Professional 

Updated weekly, Foundation Directory Online offers comprehensive, in-depth information available on almost 110,000 U.S. grantmakers and their grants, drawn from reliable sources, including IRS 990s, grantmaker websites and annual reports, plus data provided directly by grantmakers. Also, find 

Request For Proposals (RFPs) by keyword or category, as well as job listings, and grant related news. This resource is recommended for patrons searching for funding for not-for-profit organizations. 

Foundation Grants to Individuals 

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. 

Philanthropy in Sight 

Philanthropy in Sight is an interactive mapping tool. It allows users to create maps showing grantmakers and recipients by criteria such as grant subject and geography. It can also plot socioeconomic and demographic datasets by geography.