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The Westport Library has the distinction of being a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center, the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy. The Center’s three powerful databases are accessible free of charge on Library computers.  

If you need assistance, the staff at the Reference Desk is trained to provide support.  Call 203-291-4840.

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Foundation Center Workshop:  
Introduction to Finding Foundation and Corporate Grants  
October 18, 2019 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Location:  Brooks Place, Westport Library

Are you new to the field of grantseeking?  
Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course. You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants.  Attendees will be invited to use Foundation Directory Online Professional.

Register online

Instructor : Susan Shiroma, Senior Social Sector Librarian, provides leadership and support for Foundation Center public services for professionals in the New York City metropolitan region. Susan has been with the Foundation Center since 1995.