Grant Resources

Resources for Nonprofits

The following resources will help nonprofits learn more about building their capacity, fundraising, and grant writing.

  • Community Tool Box provides tools to assist nonprofits in operating strategically, with topics such as strategic planning, evaluation, leadership, and fundraising, among others.
  • Foundation Center a resource for information about philanthropy worldwide, including an online foundation directory.
  • Dayton Metro Library’s Nonprofits and Grants Center is a local resource that provides guidance, web resources, free workshops, guest speakers, and services to area nonprofits seeking information and assistance with fundraising, grant writing, board development, planning and other areas of concern.
  • Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis Lilly School of Philanthropy is dedicated to the study and teaching of philanthropy. Among their offerings are professional development courses designed to strengthen fundraising capacity.