Nonprofit and Grants Research Conference Room
The Conference Room, located on the second floor of the main library, accommodates up to ten patrons. This room is given preference to Nonprofit Organizations and Grant Research. To reserve the room please call the Information Desk at 928-373-6513. Provide organization’s name, requested date & time, and purpose for room use.
The Yuma County Library District works hard to keep its collection up-to-date, which holds true for the Nonprofit Resource Center section of the library. Visit the library’s dedicated Resource Center to find information on Grants, Nonprofits and/or Volunteerism.
Trainings and Workshops
The Nonprofit Resource Center offers trainings, workshops, and events relevant to grant writers.
Click here for upcoming trainings.
- Foundation Directory Online Professional – Available at Main Library – in house use only.Foundation Professional Directory Online provides four comprehensive databases: grantmakers, companies, grants, and 990s. Professionals interactive maps and charts show a foundation’s grants geographically — right down to the ZIP code — and by recipient type or primary subject with three levels of detail. More than 96,000 foundations, corporate donors, and grantmaking public charities. Over 1.5 million recent grants. More than 480,000 trustee, officer, and donor names — fully indexed. Over half a million IRS 990s — fully keyword-searchable. 39 search fields plus keyword search. Foundation Directory Online Professional Guided Tour
- Foundation Grants to Individuals Online – Available at Main Library – in house use only. This is an online database of close to 8,000 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grant seekers. Foundation Grants to Individuals Guided Tour
- Philanthropy In-Sight -Available at Main Library – in house use only.This combines the Foundation Center’s rich data on grantmakers and their grants with familiar Google maps to tell the story of philanthropy. Choosing from a wide range of customization options, users can quickly create maps that reveal patterns of giving and funding relationships as never before. Plus, users can overlay grant data with their choice of over 150 demographic, socio-economic, and other data sets to create compelling visual portraits showing where philanthropy has made an impact and where opportunities exist to fill critical needs. Philanthropy In-Sight Guided Tour
- Arizona Guide to Grants Online – Available at Main Library – in-house use only. The Guide Online contains detailed profiles on more than 1,800 corporations and foundations with a history of making grants to Arizona nonprofits, schools, and other community groups. These profiles include complete contact listings, program descriptions, areas of grantmaking interest, examples of grants awarded, and much more — all in a powerful, user-friendly searchable format.