Nonprofit Resources

The Foundation Center Funding Information Network Partner

Training and Search Assistance

Deschutes Public Library hosts free workshops for nonprofit organizations. Click on one of the links below to register in advance. Registration is required and limited.

Deschutes Public Library: Upcoming classes (free and open to the public) on finding funding.
  • Nov 9

    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Tips, plus an introduction to the Foundation Directory.

    Introduction to Finding Grants provides an overview of the funding research process for nonprofits seeking grants from foundations, corporations, and grantmaking public charities. Participants will learn tips on how best to identify funding sources for nonprofit organizations, highlighting the electronic and print resources available for free at Deschutes Public Library.

    This workshop incudes a demonstration of the Foundation Directory, the premiere searchable database that provides information on more than 165,000 grantmakers and over 16 million grant records.

    Registration is required for this Zoom webinar. The link to the workshop will be sent to participants the day before the session.


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Association of Fundraising Professionals
Shares and refines fundraising best practices through a supportive network development professionals.
Central Oregon Health Data
Provides community health data for Crook, Jefferson, Deschutes, and Northern Klamath counties, and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs.
Nonprofit Association of Oregon (NAO)
A statewide network of nonprofits, foundations, business partners, and individuals dedicated to supporting Oregon’s nonprofit sector.
Nonprofit Network of Central Oregon
A subdivision of NAO that helps nonprofit administrators strengthen general management skills from fundraising to financial management to effective supervision.
Oregon Department of Justice
View statutes and rules governing Oregon nonprofits.
Grants and Related Resources
This research guide is maintained by the Michigan State University (MSU) Libraries. It is a compilation of resources for grant and financial aid seekers. Note that some of the resources are only available to students, staff, and faculty at MSU. is your place to find and apply for federal grants.
National Council of Nonprofits
They identify emerging trends, share best practices, and promote solutions that benefit nonprofits and the communities they serve. Check out their sections on America’s nonprofits, trends and policy issues, and tools and resources for information and reports to help you in your nonprofit work.
The go-to source for nonprofit management and strategy for nonprofit professionals. They cover topics ranging from internal issues such human resources, board and volunteer management to technology to tax and legal matters, news and raising funds. You can also read posts from their bloggers or listen to a podcast.
A nonprofit international network of non-governmental organizations that provides technical support and technological tools to other nonprofits. They offer low-cost access to technology products to nonprofits, libraries and foundations. Create an account to receive their newsletter. is your place to find and apply for federal grants.

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