While we are staying indoors to comply with the Governor’s orders, the Foundation Directory Online has offered some assistance during this time.

Trying to search for grants? You can access Candid’s Foundation Directory Online through Calvert Library at home.

The Library can also assist you with funding searches directly.


Additional Resources:

Grantspace.org– Free training, newsletters and other resources.

Youtube.com Videos – Search “Candid” and subscribe for a variety of free grant related tutorials.

GuideStar.org – GuideStar is a database of more than 700,000 nonprofit organizations in the United States. It’s the world’s most comprehensive source of information about American nonprofit organizations.

Foundation Center

Foundation and Grant Resources

Foundation Center Funding Information Network

Funding Information - Calvert Library

Calvert Library is a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center in New York City, the nation’s leading authority on philanthropy. As a Funding Information Network location, the library has a current print collection of materials on grantmakers and guides to proposal writing, as well as free in-house access to Foundation Center databases.


• Foundation Directory Online Professional – online database with information on more than 92,000 foundations, corporate donors and grantmaking public charities, and more than a million recent grants. Accessible only at Calvert Library Prince Frederick.

• Grants to Individuals Online – search more than 6,500 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers and other individual grantseekers. Accessible only at Calvert Library Prince Frederick.

Staff will assist you in learning to use Foundation Center print resources or the databases at Calvert Library Prince Frederick. Free foundation and grants workshops are also offered—check the Library Events Calendar.

Access the Foundation Center Database
Note that this will only work inside Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Related web sites

• Foundation Center

• Enoch Pratt Free Library Grants Collection

Calvert Library’s Funding Information Network is funded by the Calvert Library Foundation.