Grantseeking Resources
Seeking grants from home? Try FDO Essential through December 31, 2020.
Updating your non-profit profile? Stay current at Guidestar.
Keeping your skills up-to-date? Visit Candid Learning for training.
Still need help? Contact Jess at for assistance.

Nonprofit Resources

Adriance Memorial Library is a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center. This guide takes you to the library’s resources for nonprofit organizations. For more information, contact the Library Reference Department at 845-485-3445 x 3702.
Foundation Directory Online


The Foundation Directory Online (FDOL) is the Foundation Center’s premier searchable database. It contains records for thousands of U. S. grant makers. FDOL records can be emailed or saved to a flash drive. The FDOL database is for nonprofits with 501c3 status.

Accessible from any library computer or through the library’s Wi-Fi.

Foundation Center YouTube

Foundation Center is available on YouTube! Check out free videos tutorials on grant writing, fundraising, proposal writing and more!

Foundation Center YouTube

Try GrantSpace for easy-to-use, self-service tools and resources that help nonprofits worldwide become more viable grant applicants and build strong, sustainable organizations. Join today to build a better tomorrow.

Foundation Grants Individuals


Use the Foundation Grants to Individuals Online (FGTIOL) database for individuals who do not have 501c3 status. The grants in this database are for education, artists, writers or individuals looking to start a nonprofit.

Accessible from any library computer or through the library’s Wi-Fi.

Other resources:

Search the Mid-Hudson Library System online catalog for books and videos pertaining to nonprofit corporations. Try these presorted searches:

Chronicle of Philanthropy: News for nonprofit organizations, grant seeking, foundations, fundraising, managing nonprofit groups, technology, and nonprofit jobs. “A unified site for interaction between grant applicants and the U. S. Federal agencies”.

Guidestar: “The leading source of information on U. S. nonprofits.”

IRS Tax Information for Charities & other Nonprofits: “Important Federal Tax information for non-profits”.

NYS Attorney General’s Charities Bureau Page: Supervises charitable organizations in New York State.

NYCON: New York Council of Nonprofits offering high-quality affordable technical assistance and more.

Resources for Nonprofit Financial Management-From the Wallace Foundation: Detailed help is given, and policy and procedure recommendations offered.