Grants Resource Center

The Hamilton Lane Library has partnered with the Foundation Center to join the Funding Information Network. This network has over 480 locations nationwide and is the largest nonprofit ativan cod buy ativan mexico buy ativan thailand organization providing resources buy priligy online usa visit us priligy online prescription on funding, grants and philanthropy. At the Hamilton Lane Library, there are printed and electronic resources to assist with all of your fundraising needs.

What we offer

These classes provide formal training on how to effectively use the Foundation Center resources provided at the Hamilton Lane Library.  The classes focus both on print and electronic resources and registration is required.

Grants Resource Series
Tuesdays, 2:30-4

December 16
Foundation Maps & Online Resources - Learn about the Foundation Center’s newest online resource and how it can assist you in the grant seeking process. Also, discover additional resources helping to connect you with your ideal funder.

January 20
Proposal Writing Basics - Learn how to write a grant proposal using Foundation Center Resources. Examine sample grant proposals and discover how to maximize your success with a potential funder.

February 17
Grant seeking Basics - Learn what you need to do throughout the grant seeking process and how best to match y our organization with a funder near you.

Fridays 10:30AM-12PM

January 30
Proposal Budgeting Basics - Learn to prepare and present a budget in a grant proposal, calculate costs and expenses, and grasp financial documents needed for your success.

February 27
Before the Grant: A Nonprofit Checklist - Learn the characteristics of successful nonprofit organizations. Focus on foundation fundraising and laying the groundwork for your nonprofit.

The Lane Libraries also offer access to instructor-led online courses through Gale Courses with several Grant and Nonprofit courses available.

Additional Nonprofit Resources

Foundation Center Online Databases



Local Nonprofits

Butler County United Way

Grant Professionals Association

Greater Cincinnati Foundation

Hamilton Community Foundation

Philanthropy Ohio


Contact Tess Catlin, Reference & Grants Librarian
[email protected]

Government Nonprofit Resources

Directions for becoming 501(C) 3

Directions for staying tax exempt

Starting a Nonprofit

How to Start a Nonprofit

New Nonprofit Application Form

Grantseeking for New Nonprofits

National Council on Nonprofits


Deposit a Gift

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