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Foundation Center Cooperating Collection Network


  • Spartanburg County Public Libraries is a cooperating institution which houses a collection produced by the Foundation Center.


  • As a member of this nationwide network of libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit resource centers, Spartanburg County Public Libraries provides visitors with free public access to a core collection of grant-maker directories, books on fundraising and nonprofit management. The core collection of reference books for grant-seekers is located in the Reference Area on the upper level of the Headquarters Library.


  • Foundation Directory Online, an online database for grant opportunities nationwide, is only available from library computers in the Headquarters Library. It includes detailed profiles of all active U.S. foundations, as well as an extensive file of recent grants awarded by the nations top funding organizations.


  • If you are using a computer in the Headquarters library, then please follow the links below to access The Foundation Directory Online:
  • Also try Foundation Grants to Individuals Online.


  • Help with these databases is available during library hours. No appointment is necessary.
  • For more information, contact Barbara Heinick, INFORMation Spartanburg Librarian at 864-596-3500.