All Library locations and book drops will be closed on May 26 and May 27 for Memorial Day. 

SUMMER SUNDAYS: All Library locations will be closed on Sundays from May 26 through September 1.

Nonprofit Services

Upcoming Nonprofit Services Events

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library serves as the flagship training Foundation Info Network (FIN) partner for NC and SC with Foundation Center.

Through this partnership, the Library provides access to resources that help you:

  • learn the fundamentals of grant seeking,
  • prospect research effectively,
  • attend workshops on topics relevant to nonprofits and 
  • check out print and full-text e-books on starting a nonprofit, nonprofit board development and management, fundraising and more.

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Where will I find access?

Access to premium Foundation Center online resources, including the Foundation Directory Online Professional and Foundation Maps, is available in-house at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library regional locations and Main Library. Click here to access the resources.  Library staff can assist users with accessing these resources during regular library hours.

Connect with these tools if you are at a library location with the links provided below.

Foundation Center

Established in 1956, Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis and training, it connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed.

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Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is a member of the Foundation Center Funding Information Network, with financial support from The Duke Endowment.