Access all of Candid’s live and on-demand training, webinars, and other resources designed to improve your nonprofit organization’s fundraising, overall sustainability, grantmaking, and transparency.
Business, Finance & Law
DemographicsNow provides access to highly detailed U.S. demographic, business, and residential data. It is ideal for gaining consumer and market insight, researching competitors, targeting your market, choosing a business location, analyzing your market size, profiling current and potential customers, uncovering consumer buying patterns, creating custom reports, and much more!
Whether you're looking for consumer, health, news or employment information, Explora serves as a simple, yet powerful access point for all of our EBSCO databases.
Foundation Directory Professional is Candid’s searchable database of foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S. that may provide financial support for nonprofit organizations and their programs.
We invite nonprofit grantseekers to visit the Grants & Foundation Center at Central Library to search for potential grant funding, and the Library’s Grants & Foundation Center staff continues to provide “concierge” nonprofit grant searches of Foundation Directory Professional (begun during COVID shutdown) for customers who submit this Google Form.
A step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit. The program’s intuitive dashboard walks users through five areas of exploration in order to develop a business plan focused on long-term success.
Users can create accurate, reliable legal documents with no hassle or stress with Gale LegalForms, complete with Law Digest module.
Candid’s searchable database can be used to find detailed information on more than 10,000 foundations that give grants or scholarships to individuals. The application also provides direct access to Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for individuals not associated with a nonprofit right on its homepage.
Search over thirty thousand stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs to determine where to invest your money. Identify stocks and funds that meet your criteria and read reports prepared by Morningstar. Obtain an analysis of your current portfolio or see how the stocks and funds you select work together to form a balanced portfolio.
Reference Solutions, formerly ReferenceUSA, is a collection of helpful business databases. Use U.S. Businesses to search millions of businesses, small and large. U.S. Historical Businesses allows you to search for businesses from 2003 to 2013 to help visualize changes and trends over time. Research lifestyle statistics with U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles. Looking for a phone number? Use the Standard White Pages database to simultaneously search residential phone books.
Search, sort, view, and print Company Profiles and Prospect Lists from Chicago, St. Louis and Kansas City databases of the Sorkins Directory.