Yonkers Public Library (YPL) buildings have reopened. Learn more about our reopening plan.

Grants, eBooks and Other Resources


Do you want to search for grants from home?

During the COVID-19 crisis, CANDID, formerly the Foundation Center, is temporarily providing:

Online access from home to FDO, Foundation Directory Online Essential, a comprehensive database on grantmakers and their grants. Search for grants here.  

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

YPL is proud to offer free remote access to the wide-ranging online Gale Courses. Among the many topics offered are grant writing, proposal writing, and essentials of fundraising. Simply create an account with your library card barcode and PIN, and register for the courses of your choice. Certificates are available after courses are completed. 

Candid now offers a digital collection on OverDrive!

Borrow eBooks at candid.overdrive.com. Click on “User ID Help” to create a Candid user ID; use it to borrow eBooks on fundraising, proposal writing, starting a nonprofit, diversity, equity, inclusion and more.