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About the Nonprofit Resource Center

The Fayetteville Public Library's Nonprofit Resource Center helps individuals and nonprofit organizations identify potential grant funding sources.  The library offers several resources for conducting grant research at FPL.  Additionally, there are several resources you can use to find funding online at home.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. 

What's the difference between an output and an outcome? What is a learning goal? How do I determine if my project is a success? If you've found yourself asking these questions as you tackle the evaluation section of grant proposals, you're not alone. Join Juli Goss from Crystal Bridges for this workshop about developing measurable outcome objectives for the project or program you hope to get funded.

Juli Goss is the Research and Evaluation Manager at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. In this role, she leads research and evaluation efforts within the field of education and collaborates accross departments to assist the organization in understanding and better serving guests. Presenting this workshop, Goss will draw on her ten plus years of experienceworking on measurement of grant funded projects. 

This class will be held in the Walker Community Room. It is free and open to the public. Registration is required. 

If you are unable to attend this event in person, it will be available for viewing and replay via our FPL Livestream page at 


Grant Research @ FPL

Foundation Directory Online
Connect with funding opportunities to make a real difference.
Foundation Grants to Online Individuals
Find funders that provide scholarships, fellowships, and more.
Foundation Maps
See who's funding what and where around the world.
Print Publications
View a list of how-to and other publications available at this location

Get Help

To set up an appointment for individual help searching for grantmakers, or for other research questions, call 479.856.7250 or email


About the Foundation Center

Established in 1956, the Foundation Center is the nation's leading source of information about philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust.

The center, located on the second floor of Blair Library, has access to the Foundation Directory Online, a treasure trove of information on over 100,000 foundations and over 2.5 million recently awarded grants. While most private funding goes to nonprofit organizations, the center also offers online access to Grants for Individuals, a database of more than 8,000 grantmaker programs that award money directly to individuals.

Fayetteville Public Library cardholders have access to all materials and databases housed at the library. The library offers free cards to staff and board members of nonprofit organizations in Washington, Benton, Carroll, and Madison counties.