Funding Information Network

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 organization cheap priligy online visit us priligy online prescription providing resources 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.

Grant Seeking Basics – Learn what you need to do throughout the grant seeking process and how best to match your organization with a funder near you.

Introduction to Finding Funders – Learn how to find funders for your nonprofit with the Foundation Center’s comprehensive research tool. Search for grants, grant makers, companies and other helpful information that can benefit your organization.

Proposal Writing Basics : A Primer – Learn how to successfully write a grant proposal using Foundation Center resources. See sample grant proposals and discover how to maximize your success with a potential funder.

Using Google Nonprofits – Are you part of a nonprofit looking for more fundraising ideas? Learn how to use Google Nonprofits to earn funds for your organization by using a myriad of tools.

The Lane Libraries also offer access to instructor-led online courses through Learn4Life 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

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