Frequently Asked Questions about the NPRC
Get help starting or managing your nonprofit organization at the Redmond Library's Nonprofit & Philanthropy Resource Center (NPRC).
What resources are available to grantseekers and nonprofits?
The following resources are available at the Redmond Library's Nonprofit & Philanthropy Resource Center:
- One-on-one or group research assistance by appointment
- Books, magazines, DVDs, and directories (available for browsing directly behind the Information Desk)
- Access to the following grants database (only available at the Redmond Library): Foundation Directory Online (FDO) Professional.
- Workshops on seeking funding, using grant databases, and other nonprofit topics
An annual Nonprofits Front & Center workshop featuring a noteworthy speaker from the region followed by a reception to foster networking
- Several networking events held throughout the year
Who can use the Nonprofit & Philanthropy Resource Center?
Anyone interested in philanthropy is welcome to use our services, including:
- nonprofit organizations
- individual grantseekers
- grantmakers (funders)
- government agencies
- for-profit businesses
How can I get help with my nonprofit, philanthropy, or grant-seeking project?
- To browse the Philanthropy collection of books, magazines, DVDs, and directories (available directly behind the Information Desk) or to use any of the grants databases that are available on-site only, stop by the Redmond Library anytime during open hours.
- To ask a question or to make an appointment for one-on-one or group research assistance, contact Mary Comstock at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What books and websites are recommended for nonprofits and grantseekers?
Browse our recommendations by topic.