Library/Grant Search

Gale Winting Reading Room
Our reading room is open by appointment. In addition to books and periodicals on topics germane to nonprofit management, the library contains Foundation Directory Online Professional, the most comprehensive searchable database to identify potential foundation and corporate resources for nonprofit organizations. The Foundation Directory Online is exclusively available to LBNP Members.


Online Grant Search:

Updated weekly, Foundation Directory Online Professional provides access to essential facts on grantmakers and their funding activities worldwide.

  • Over 120,000 foundations, corporate donors, and grantmaking public charities
  • Over 3.2 million recent grants
  • Over half a million indexed trustee, officer, and donor names
  • Over 1 million IRS 990s—fully keyword-searchable54 search fields including keyword search 
  • Power Search nine Foundation Center databases
  • Map of Cross-Border Giving
  • Interactive maps & charts show foundation grants by location or subject
  • Update Central: Build customized reports by state on new grantmakers, high-growth grantmakers, and grantmakers with recent changes
  • Unique funder portfolios including grantmaker news, publications, and social media channels

Foundation Directory Online Professional is available in our offices exclusively for LBNP Members in two-hour increments. Appointments must be scheduled in advance by contacting Esther Mealy: or 562.888.6530