Nonprofit Resources

Candid Community Partner

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Candid Community Partner

Candid is a nonprofit that helps other nonprofits serve their communities. The Deschutes Public Library is a Candid Community Partner and we offer access to Candid’s key tools including GuideStar and Foundation Directory. Customers can access GuideStar to research local nonprofits to support and to find services. Nonprofits and individuals seeking funding, scholarships, or fellowships can access Foundation Directory to find and connect with funders.

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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.
Create your own free account to access over 500 professional development and training materials for nonprofits. They offer hundreds of free online courses, videos, and downloadable guides to support the most common nonprofit jobs.
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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