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Find grant funding opportunities, learn about starting a nonprofit, research marketing trends and study entrepreneurship! Fayetteville Public Library's Nonprofit & Small Business Resource Center offers online and print resources, free workshops and more. Set up an appointment for individual help searching for grantmakers, or for other research questions today!

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Grant Research

Foundation Directory Online Connect with funding opportunities to make a real difference. 

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online Find funders that provide scholarships, fellowships, and more.

Foundation Maps Advance your work with funding insights, trends and opportunities to maximize your impact.

Find Funding

Candid (formerly Foundation Center)
Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to do it.

Candid Learning for Funders Resources across different strategies, issues, languages, and formats. 

Candid Learning In-person or online, learn from our training experts and your peers in the field.

Issue Lab Analysis and insights from organizations all over the world – the information you need to do good.

Philanthropy News Digest A daily news service of Candid, is a compendium, in digest form, of philanthropy-related articles and features culled from print and electronic media outlets nationwide.


Research Nonprofits

Candid’s premier nonprofit research tool, allows those in your community to find local nonprofits where they can donate, work, or volunteer

Helpful Links for Small Businesses

Small Business and Technology Development Center

Comprehensive Consulting Solutions for Small Businesses

Startup Junkie

Additional Resources

How to Start a Nonprofit in Arkansas

Association of Fundraising Professionals

Foundation Landscapes: Education Online portal that serves as a hub of information about education philanthropy.

Endeavor Foundation High-Impact Entrepreneurs are those who dream bigger, scale faster, and pay it forward.

Arkansas Community Foundation A nonprofit organization working statewide to empower people like you to make smart giving decisions. The official open data source of federal spending information.

UA Center for Leadership and Community Engagement Empowering students to become engaged citizens through service, experiential learning, and practicing social value.

Business Market Research Collection

Gale Courses 

Gale Legal Forms

LinkedIn Learning

Reference USA


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

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