Foundation Center Cooperating Collection

The Foundation Center is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust.

The Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. grantmakers and their grants; issues a wide variety of print, electronic, and online information resources; conducts and publishes research on trends in foundation growth, giving, and practice; and offers an array of free and affordable educational programs.

Cooperating Collections are free funding information centers in libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit resource centers that provide a core collection of Foundation Center publications and a variety of supplementary materials and services in areas useful to grantseekers.

The Center for Community Research & Service, Wilmington Nonprofit Resource Library is proud to be a Cooperating Collection site of the Foundation Center since 2006.  The library, located in the Community Service Building in downtown Wilmington offers access to the Foundation Center Online Directory of grantmakers in addition to many print resources.  The Resource Library is open Monday thru Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. 

Focus on the Economy

In response to the economic crisis, the Foundation Center has compiled the latest information and resources for nonprofits to gain the information needed to provide continued service to their clients!  Click here to find more resources and information that will help your nonprofit through these challenging times.