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Foundation Center Collection
The Hazleton Area Public Library is part of the Funding Information Network of the Foundation Center. This collection is designed for non-profit organizations and individuals, development officers, fundraisers, and volunteers. The collection includes materials on grant writing, non-profit management, funding source identification, charitable giving statistics, and more. Visit the Reference Department of the library to use these resources.

Print Resources

Board Member's Book
Foundation Directory
Foundation Directory, Part 2
Foundation Directory, Supplement
Foundation Fundamentals
Foundation Grants to Individuals
Foundations Today Series
Guide to Grantseeking on the Web
Guide to Proposal Writing
Guide to U.S. Foundations, Their Trustees, Officers, and Donors
Guide to Winning Proposals
National Directory of Corporate Giving
Securing Your Organization's Future

Online Database
Foundation Directory Onine Professional

Here are some websites that provide information for non-profits:

The Foundation Center
(NY) Created by the Foundation Center. This site has links to many private and community foundations, corporate funders, and federal programs.

Internet Non-Profit Center
With a non-profit locator, non-profit FAQ's, current online news, and a non-profit library.

Non Profit Times
This site provides current news and information about the non-profit world. You can submit questions.

Guide Star
GuideStar is a searchable database of more than 640,000 non-profit organizations in the United States. Type a name in the Charity Search box or use the Advanced Search to find a charity by subject, state, zip code, or other criteria.

National Science Foundation
A weekly listing of the latest publications and programs available is found under "News of Interest." Program deadlines and a search feature are located under "Info and Pubs."

National Institutes of Health
(NIH) Click on "Grants and Contracts" for information about NIH grant and fellowship programs, applying for grants or fellowships, etc. Search for NIH grants over the last 6 weeks or from January 1992 to the present and retrieve full texts of Requests for Applications (RFA's).

Community of Science
(COS) Provides a searchable funding opportunities database. Federal Register and Commerce Business Daily can also be searched.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
(CFDA) Provides a searchable index to CFDA, which contains all federally sponsored programs (programs do not necessarily have current funding cycles).

Federal Register
(FR) A daily publication where new federal grant programs and guidelines are announced. The database is searchable from 1995+.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The newspaper of the non-profit world. Published every other week, it is a good news source for charity leaders, fund raisers, grant makers, and other people involved in the philanthropic enterprise.

Council Online
Created by the Council on Foundations in Washington D.C., this site gives links to grantmakers, non-profits,and other resources. It also has links to key legislation. ALT="">
Internet Access
Free internet access is available in the library's reference department. Upon presentation of proper identification, patrons may use the internet for one hour per day. There are a number of terminals available on a first come first served basis, and one terminal that may be reserved up to one week in advance. There is a nominal charge for printing. Parents of children under 18 will need to approve their child's use of the internet. Free wi-fi is also available.

Community Information

Here for a list of civic organizations and their contact information.

Hazleton Area Public Library

This page was 2013