eBooks About Nonprofits
There are a number of books and eBooks about nonprofits in the Library’s collection; search by subject or keyword “nonprofit.”
Attorney General’s Office Registration
By law most charitable organizations and professional fundraisers must register with the Attorney General’s office. Instructions and forms may be downloaded here.
Creating a Nonprofit in Missouri
Step by step directions on creating a 501(c) (3) corporation by the University of Missouri Extension, Community Development Program.
Nonprofit funding guides Foundation Center and GuideStar have combined to form Candid. Has guides to proposal writing, budgeting basics or grants for individuals in arts, writers, students, and much more. (The Foundation Directory Online Search section of the site can be used at DBRL libraries; ask staff for assistance.)
Catalog of Federal Grants
The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance is the source for federal grants to state and local governments, organizations and individuals, plus information on how to apply and how to write a grant proposal.
The Grantsmanship Center
Free access to funding sources in each state plus information on upcoming training programs for grant seekers. Register for free access to daily grant announcements from the Federal Register. Workshops and publications are fee-based.