Nonprofits

The Multnomah County Library is a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center. Foundation Center and GuideStar joined forces in 2019 to form Candid with a mission to: connect people who want to change the world with the resources they need to do it.

As a member of this nationwide network, the library provides access to grantmaker directories, books on  nonprofit management, fundraising and proposal writing and access to The Foundation Directory Online and Foundation Grants to Individuals. These resources can be used for free at any library location. 

Qualifying nonprofits have a chance to earn a 2022 Gold Seal of Transparency between February 22 to December 31, 2022 to gain access to one free year of Foundation Directory Online Essential.