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Nonprofit Business Center

Foundation CenterThe Small Business Center offers access, free of charge, to the Foundation Center — a nonprofit organization with 50 years of experience connecting grantseekers and grantmakers.

The Foundation Center provides an online directory which is the nation’s leading comprehensive online resource in research funding. Updated weekly, it's the most accurate source available on U.S. funders and their grants.

  • More than 98,000 U.S. foundations and corporate donors
  • 1.7 million recent grants
  • More than 400,000 key decision makers
  • 1.7 million grants to support local non-profits in finding grant funding

Search Results by Keyword

  • All Fields
  • Geographic areas
  • Fields of interest
  • Types of support
  • Grant makers
  • Companies and Corporations
  • Grants and 990’s

Center also offers free online webinars on:

  • Foundations and Fundraising
  • Proposal Writing
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Starting a Nonprofit


Blue Ridge Community College
Small Business Center
Continuing Education Building
Henderson County Campus
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Transylvania County Library

**Reservations are required to use the grant seeking database** Call (828) 694-1779 for info or to reserve a time. Bring a thumb drive to save save online searches.