Nonprofit Resources

(Los recursos para hispanohablantes se enumeran en una página separada.)

FVRL Resources

Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)

Find U.S. white pages and yellow pages, as well as demographic details, business competitor maps, and heat maps for U.S. and Canadian businesses. Get the most out of Reference Solutions by visiting their Learning Center.

DemographicsNow (Gale Business)

Access a variety of ready-to-use and customizable demographic data reports for entrepreneurs, students or anyone who needs to identify cultural patterns or sociological trends.

Foundation Directory from Candid

Available in library only.
Access essential facts on grantmakers and their funding activities worldwide. Build robust prospect lists from 242,000+ grantmakers. Learn which funders are more likely to provide support. Connect with key decision makers through the LinkedIn integration. Find collaboration opportunities and join forces with other nonprofits. Includes Grants to Individuals, where you can find scholarships, fellowships and awards for students, artists, researchers, and individuals.

Guidestar from Candid

Available in library only
Access information on 1.8 million nonprofit organizations. Find local nonprofits where you can donate, work, volunteer, or seek out services. Organizations can maintain profiles and earn Seals of Transparency to give donors the information they need in the tool whose data is at the heart of 230+ websites, programs, and applications, including Facebook and Salesforce.

Web Resources

Candid Learning

Access free tools for nonprofits including a Nonprofit Startup Assessment, on-demand training, sample documents, Knowledge Base articles, and more. Of interest to the business community: startup assessment, live and on-demand courses, and sample proposals.

Philanthropy News Digest from Candid

Find philanthropy-related articles and features in this compendium from print and electronic media outlets nationwide, summarizing the contents of original articles, press releases, and grantmaker communications. Each item includes a citation for the original source.

Candid OverDrive Library

Find a specialized collection of eBooks and audiobooks on fundraising, nonprofit management, marketing, and other topics. Learn more or register for this additional library.

Nonprofit POD (Pathways to Opportunity and Development)

Southwest Washington nonprofit staff, executives, and development professionals can gain assistance through workshops, a network of experienced experts, and curated cohorts that discuss relevant topics. A service of Greater Vancouver Chamber.

501 Commons

Access 30+ services, including a full range of management consulting; technology consulting (IT planning and database development); outsourced HR, accounting, IT infrastructure, and database management services; professional development and board training; and free advisory services.

NAWA (Nonprofit Association of Washington)

Learn, advocate, and collaborate with other nonprofit organizations across Washington State.