Jackson County Library Services

Foundation Center Cooperating Collection

Jackson County Library hosts the Foundation Center's Cooperating Collection for grant research and nonprofit management.

The cooperating collection contains books about foundation and corporate funding source for nonprofit organizations and includes the Foundation Directory Online to search using the computer.

The collection also has many books and materials to assist nonprofit organizations with all aspects of management, boards of directors, fund raising and how to start a nonprofit organization.

The collection, including the database, is only available at the Medford Library in Medford. For more information, call 541-774-8689.

Web resources for grant research and nonprofit management:
Online grant research resources
Online resources for non-profit organizations
Information for filing as a non-profit organization
Resources for finding books, guides, brochures, pamphlets and other materials

Online grant research resources:

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance -
www.cfda.gov

Federal Student Aid -
www.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/Students

The Foundation Center -
fdncenter.org

The Foundation Center Directory Online (access available at the Central library in Medford)-
http://fconline.fdncenter.org/

Grants Net -
www.grantsnet.org

The Grantsmanship Center
www.tgci.com

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services GrantsNet -
www.hhs.gov/grantsnet/

Online resources for nonprofit organizations:

The Foundation Center -
fdncenter.org

Technical Assistance for Community Services -
www.tacs.org

Information for filing as a nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3):

IRS
Tax information for charities and nonprofits
www.irs.gov/charities/index.html

Form 1023
www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1023.pdf

State of Oregon:
Oregon Department of Justice; Charitable Activities Section -
www.doj.state.or.us/ChariGroup/welcome2.htm

Oregon Secretary of State Corporation Division -
www.filinginoregon.com/brc/nonprofit_information.htm

Resources for finding books, guides, brochures, pamphlets and other materials
Oregon Department of Justice; Charitable Activities Section
"Guide to nonprofit board service" and other guides available for free
www.doj.state.or.us/ChariGroup/Tips.htm

The Foundation Center
Books and other services available
www.fdncenter.org

The Grantsmanship Center
Books, guides, pamphlets and other services available
www.tgci.com

Non-Profit Guides -
Grantwriting tools
www.npguides.org/index.html

To find out if an organization is a legitimate nonprofit organization:
Oregon Department of Justice Charitable Activities Section
www.state.or.us/cgi-bin/OrgQuery.pl

Guidestar
www.guidestar.org

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