Kingston Library’s Foundation Center Cooperating Collection is one of over 400 collections in the United States affiliated with the Foundation Center, an organization dedicated to gathering, analyzing, and disseminating information about foundations and for those seeking grants.

Kingston Library has been appointed the Foundation Center Cooperating Collection for Ulster County under the auspices of the Ulster County Library Association through the generous support of the Ulster County Legislature.

 

For Non-Profits

In-Library Only

Kingston Library is proud to offer free access to Foundation Directory Online (FDO), the Foundation Center’s premier searchable database of over 92,000 U.S. grant makers to help you find funders for your nonprofit organization. Any records you find may be saved to a flash drive or e-mailed for free. Printing is also available for our standard charge of $0.20 per page.

GET STARTED WITH FOUNDATION DIRECTORY ONLINE

Unfortunately, we can only offer database access to patrons within the library. Stop by the library and access the Foundation Center’s online databases for free using our computers or free public Wi-Fi access.

 

For Individuals

In-Library Only

Looking for scholarships and other types of personal grants? The Foundation Grants for Individuals database has got you covered. As with the FDO non-profit database, any records you find may be saved to a flash drive or e-mailed for free. Printing is also available for our standard charge of $0.20 per page.

GET STARTED WITH FOUNDATION GRANTS FOR INDIVIDUALS

Unfortunately, we can only offer database access to patrons within the library. Stop by the library and access the Foundation Center’s online databases for free using our computers or free public Wi-Fi access.

 

Cooperating Collection Print Resources

Kingston’s Cooperating Collection print resources are available for use whenever the Library is open and may be borrowed by any patron with a valid Mid-Hudson Library System library card. Ask at the Reference Desk for help in finding the collection.

Kingston Library houses a core collection of titles, including these current and soon-to-be released titles:

  • America’s Nonprofit Sector, 3rd ed. (2009)
  • Board Member’s Book (2003)
  • Directory of Celebrity Foundations (2009 – working title)
  • The Foundation Center’s Guide to Proposal Writing, 5th ed. (2007)
  • The Foundation Directory (2009)
  • The Foundation Directory, Part 2 (2009)
  • The Foundation Directory Supplement (2009)
  • Foundation Fundamentals (2008)
  • Foundation Grants to Individuals (2009)
  • Foundations and Public Policy (2009)
  • Foundations Today Series [includes Foundation Giving Trends (2009); Foundation Growth and Giving Estimates (2009); and Foundation Yearbook (2009)
  • Guia para escribir propuestas (2008)
  • The Grantseeker’s Guide to Winning Proposals (2008)
  • Guide to Funding for Internations and Foreign Programs (2008)
  • International Grantmaking IV (2008)
  • National Directory of Corporate Giving (2009)
  • Philanthrophy Annual (2009)
  • Securing Your Organization’s Future (2001)
  • Social Justice Grantmaking II (2009)
  • The 21st Century Nonprofit: Managing in the Age of Governance (2009)