• Grants Information Center

    As a Funding Information Network partner, the Dauphin County Library System provides free, local, public access to:

    • Foundation Directory Online Professional (grants available to nonprofit organizations)

    • Foundation Grants to Individuals Online (educational scholarships, research grants, etc.),

    • Foundation Maps (an interactive mapping tool for grant makers, policymakers, and researchers).

    For full access to this resource, inquire at our Grants Information Center located at the East Shore Area Library.

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    Keep informed about:

    • Future Workshops

    • Networking Opportunities

    • Funding Information Network updates

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    This service of the Foundation Center provides support for nonprofits worldwide.


    As a Funding Information Network partner, The Library is hosting two free workshops at the East Shore Area Library's Grants Information Center.


    Fall Grantseeker Workshops

    October 4, 2016 learn how DCLS Information Services is prepared to support you!

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Attendees will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants including:

    • Who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations?

    • What do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding?

    • How do you identify potential funders and make the first approach?

    A demonstration of the online Foundation Center Directories databases of grants and grant giving organizations will be included.

    Tuesday, October 4, 2016
    10:30 am to 12:00 pm
    East Shore Area Library

    Research support Session

    We’ll start our session with demonstrations of some online information tools.

    • How to create a potential donor list in Reference USA.

    • How to access demographic data using American Fact Finder.

    The balance of our session will be an ‘open lab’ where Information Services Staff will be available for hands on search assistance.

    If you’re hunting down a specific piece of information for your grant proposal, or need help finding the right search terms to describe your organization when searching the Foundation Center Directories, then don’t miss this Research Support Session.

    Tuesday, October 4, 2016
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
    East Shore Area Library

    Register for this event >


    Search for Grants



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