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Resources for Foundation Research

Looking for information about foundations and non-profits? Please contact a member of our staff. Additional resources are listed below:

  • Council on Foundations – A membership organization of more than 2,000 grantmaking foundations and giving programs worldwide that provides leadership expertise, legal services and networking opportunities
  • Foundation Center – Offers a variety of services, including proposal writing workshops, prospect research training, budgeting seminars, and vital fundraising information
  • GuideStar – A database of over 40,000 American nonprofit organizations
  • Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania – A professional membership association formed in 1985 by leaders who wanted to create an organized mechanism for grantmakers to learn and work together
  • Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Foundation Center – Provides non-profit organizations and individuals with information about grants and grantmaking organizations
  • ProQuest Direct – Search thousands of publications via the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries
  • EnviroLink Network – A non-profit organization providing access to thousands of online environmental resources since 1991