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Nonprofit Resources


Lexington Public Library is a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center.  These resources have been carefully selected to aid your 501(c)(3) in the grant seeking process.

We occasionally offer programs at Library locations covering topics of interest for nonprofits and grantseekers.  Click here for the current schedule and registration details (if required).

You can also schedule a one-on-one consultation with one of our librarians via our Book a Librarian service.

Questions? Ask a Librarian.


  • Foundation Directory Online

    Please note:  Candid has generously allowed us to make this resource availble to cardholders remotely while services are limited in our buildings.  Remote access is scheduled to end December 31, 2021.

    Most exhaustive and up-to-date knowledge and insight on the social sector to fuel any fundraising mission. Expanded, in-depth profiles of each grantmaker plus inside looks at the grants they've actually made keep your organization operating at peak effectiveness.  Available only to customers inside the Central Library.

  • Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

A database of nearly 10,000 foundations that support artists, students, researchers, and other individual grantseekers with grants, scholarships, fellowships, and more.  Available only to customers inside the Central Library.

  • GrantSpace

    Provides easy-to-use, self-service tools and resources to help nonprofits worldwide become more viable grant applicants and build strong, sustainable organizations.  Grant Space is a service of the Foundation Center.


    Helps anyone learn software, technology, creative, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals. Users receive unlimited access to a vast library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts.  This service can be accessed for free with your library card.

Please note:  On March 16, 2021, will become LinkedIn Learning for Lexington Public Library customers.  Please click here for more information.


    Experienced volunteer business professionals who serve the greater Lexington area as part of the nation's premier mentoring organization for small business and nonprofits.