The Peter White Public Library (PWPL) houses The Foundation Center. As a member of a nationwide network of libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit agencies, the PWPL provides visitors with free public access to grantmaker directories, books on fundraising and nonprofit management, and the Foundation Center’s electronic databases: The Foundation Directory Online Professional and The Foundation Grants to Individuals Online. These fully searchable databases include detailed profiles of all active U.S. foundations, as well as an extensive file of recent grants awarded by the nation’s top funders.

These online tools are available only in the library:

Using the online databases and the directories and books in the library, patrons can learn more information about

  • Grantsmanship
  • Proposal Writing
  • Fundraising
  • Careers in Nonprofits
  • Volunteerism
  • Michigan Funding Guides
  • Philanthropy
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Starting & Managing a Nonprofit

Want more information about using the Foundation Center Databases at Peter White Public Library?

Stop by the Reference Desk on the upper level or call 906-226-4311 to set up an appointment and learn how to use the directories.