Nonprofit Organizations

Bananas, Nonprofit  1977
Bananas, Nonprofit 1977

Find a wealth of helpful resources including books, periodicals and databases related to nonprofit management.

We are a Funding Information Network partner of Candid, a leading authority on organized philanthropy, and provide free access to Foundation Directory Online, books, and online resources. You may contact Candid for real time support.

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Community resources: local organizations, agencies, services, non profits, clubs, in and around Berkeley.

  • Foundation Directory Online — Provides access to information on thousands of grantmakers and their giving interests. Available at the Central Library only.
  • Foundation Grants to Individuals Online — Provides access to foundations and public charities that fund students, artists, researchers and other individual grantseekers. Available at the Central Library only. 
  • Foundation Guide to Proposal Writing — Audiobook includes detailed instructions on preparing grant proposals and insights into what makes for a winning proposal. 
  • — Candid's nonprofit information portal provides helpful training and tools to both novice and expert users.

Support Organizations

These groups help with specific needs or projects by placing experienced professionals with nonprofits. This may be fee-based or free; free consultants are usually volunteers or are grant-funded.

Finding Volunteers

Connect volunteers with your nonprofit.