Nonprofit Resource Center

These databases are available at the Doris D. Kester Southern Colorado Community Foundation Nonprofit Resource Center on the 2nd floor of the Rawlings Library, as well as from any public computer at all PCCLD branch librariesFor login assistance please inquire at  any customer service desk.

Colorado Grants Guide - in Rawlings Library use only
Colorado Grants Guide is an annual directory of philanthropic and charitable-giving resources for Colorado grant seekers. It provides profiles of more than 500 foundations, corporations, governments, and religious organizations with a history of making grants in Colorado. Contact listings, program descriptions, grants priorities, and other details are included.

Candid Foundation Directory Online (FDO)
Foundation Directory Online(FDO) profiles more than 96,000 U.S. foundations, corporate giving programs and grant-making public charities. Combines directory-type information with more than 1.4 million past grants awarded. Watch this video to learn how to use FDO to research grant opportunities.
Candid Foundation Grants to Individuals - 3rd floor Rawlings use only
Candid Foundation Grants to Individuals allows users to search detailed descriptions of more than 7,700 foundation programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grant seekers.
How to Start a Nonprofit in Colorado- If you’re looking to start a Colorado nonprofit organization, this guide will help you file formation documents, get tax identification numbers and exemptions, and obtain authority to solicit donations.