Grants, eBooks and Other Resources


Foundation Directory Online Professional is Candid’s premier searchable database for nonprofits with a 501c3 status.  It contains records for thousands of U.S. grantmakers.  It’s the smartest, fastest way to win more funding.  Access is limited to inside the Riverfront Library only.  

Foundation Directory Online Essential offers online access from anywhere to a limited version of Candid’s professional database. Use this FDO Essential Day Pass Guide  for directions on how to access the site (24-hour access once per month). Search for grants here.

Candid now offers a digital collection on OverDrive!
Borrow eBooks at  Click on “User ID Help” to create a Candid user ID; use it to borrow eBooks on fundraising, proposal writing, starting a non-profit, diversity, equity, inclusion and more.  


FREE online grant classes from Gale Courses are available with your Yonkers Public Library card!