A Powerful Tool for Finding Nonprofit Funding

Finding grant funding for your nonprofit just got a whole lot easier. Starting now, you can access Foundation Directory Professional at any branch of The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC). 


Finding Funding is Easier Than Ever 

If you’re not familiar with Foundation Directory Online, here’s a quick introduction of how it can help your nonprofit organization find the best foundation funder matches. 


Access Foundation Directory from Any PLYMC Branch 

When at a Library location, either using your own device on PLYMC’s WiFi or using one of the Library’s computers, head to Grants and Nonprofits under the Services menu in the main navigation. 


One-on-One Assistance with a Grants Librarian 

If you’re just learning about the Foundation Directory and its unparalleled funder prospecting features, we offer a wide variety of free help using this tool.  

 Each month, we hold free classes, which can be found on the Grants and Nonprofits page or by visiting our events calendar. You’ll learn tips and tricks for searching the database and deciphering the results as well as best practices for sharing your findings with stakeholders. 

 If you have questions about the database, how to access it, or would like to talk one-on-one with our Grants Librarian, feel free to contact us:  

 Written by: Stuart Gibbs