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COVID-19 Assistance and Resources
Get operating guidelines and learn about funding opportunities to help small businesses and nonprofits weather the global pandemic: View the help guide.
It ranks right up there with public speaking. Nearly all of us fear it. And yet it is critical to our success: Asking for money. It makes even the stout-hearted quiver. Help is in these pages.
Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits by
Getting tax-exempt status for your nonprofit organization is the first step; whether its mission will succeed depends entirely on your ability to raise money. This book explains how to do it.
Generosity Network by
The essential guide to the art of activating resources of every kind behind any worthy cause. Philanthropist Jeff Walker and fund-raising expert Jennifer McCrea offer a fresh perspective that can make the toughest challenges of nonprofit management and development less stressful, more rewarding—and even fun.
How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation (National Edition) by
You’ve got a cause you care about; now you just need the legal status that will help your organization raise money and work for that cause. Here, you’ll find all the forms and information you need to create a tax-exempt nonprofit for your group.
The Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need by
Written by two expert authors who have won millions of dollars in government and foundation grants—and revised to include vital up-to-the minute interviews with grantmakers, policy makers, and nonprofit leaders about seeking grants in today's economic climate—this new edition of the classic book on grant-seeking provides a comprehensive, step-by-step guide for grant writers.
Writing Grant Proposals That Win by
Now in its third edition, this helpful book provides step-by-step instructions and clear examples of how to write grant proposals that get results. Ward covers how to effectively express need, describe objectives and activities, create a workable project budget, and outline your evaluation plan. The author also explains the grant reviewers' role and what they look for in the grant proposal.
Whether you're prospecting new opportunities for a nonprofit, developing your career, or thinking about starting a new business, the library has resources to help. Schedule a 45-minute meeting with Business Outreach Librarian Ashley Johnson to
- get one-on-one help with your business or nonprofit questions
- learn more about library resources, and
- find out how the library supports local businesspeople
Business & Outreach Librarian
300 Olde Half Day Rd.
Lincolnshire, IL 60069