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Get help with business research:

Library resources and knowledgeable librarians can help you find information for writing a business plan, analyzing market demographics, building prospect lists, researching stocks and mutual funds, finding grants and more.

Business Research Tools

Nonprofit Resources

Find grants for your nonprofit with resources available to the Library through Candid's (formerly known as the Foundation Center) Funding Information Network.

Foundation Directory Online

Find grants and foundations to support your nonprofit based on your area of interest and location. Note: Foundation Directory Online – Essential is temporarily available for at-home use as a response to the pandemic. Foundation Directory Online – Professional, which provides more detailed information, can be accessed inside the library with assistance from a Reference Librarian.

More Resources


Search this free nonprofit lookup, including many IRS 990 forms. You must sign up for an account to view most information.


Use the "Tools" tab to access sample documents and learn about nonprofit management, including startup resources and fundraising. 


Find general bond market information including ratings, news, benchmark yields, market activity and performance information from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.