Local Resources for Nonprofits

Educational Resources

College of Southern Maryland Nonprofit Institute
The Nonprofit Institute at CSM is the premier source of professional development and capacity-building for the diverse array of nonprofits serving the Southern Maryland region.

Candid Learning
Available anywhere, this free resource connects grant researchers to resources including Guidestar, online training, knowledge base articles, and sample documents.

Candid Youtube Channel
Check out these videos and discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders.

Government Grant Information
The source to find and apply for federal grants.

State of Maryland: Governor’s Grants Office
Provides resources, training, research, and guidance to state agencies, local governments, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and academia on all aspects of federal grants and federal funds.

Funding Information Network by Candid – Network Partner Locations

The following locations offer Foundation Directory Online Professional and Grants to Individuals Online, resources nonprofit organizations and individuals can use to research funding opportunities. For a limited time you can access Foundation Directory Online Essential from home one day per month with a participating library card.

St. Mary’s County Library – Leonardtown Branch

Anne Arundel County Public Library – Busch Annapolis Branch

Prince George’s County Memorial Library – Laurel Branch

Enoch Pratt Free Library – Central Library

Calvert County Nonprofit Grants

American Rescue Plan Nonprofit Assistance Grant
The Local Nonprofits Grant Program provides financial assistance to Calvert County nonprofit organizations that have experienced adverse financial impact, and have reimbursable expenses related to COVID-19 that have not already been offset by other COVID-19 relief funding.