Whether you are opening a new business or are already running one, you’ll need information and support.
Business & Investing
Available for remote access through 2021 using the FDO Essential day pass. Candid.org's FDO Essential is the quickest, least expensive way to identify funders and get in-depth profiles to help you write winning proposals. FDO Essential includes:
- 103,000+ expanded grantmaker profiles
- 300,000+ key decision makers and leaders
- Searchable 990s and 990-PDFs
- FDO Workspace
- Enhanced MyFDO features, such as dashboards and saved searches
To access your first day pass, click here and create a login. Once you’re logged in, you’ll see a clock counting down 24 hours of FDO Essential access. After the 24 hours ends, the clock will display the next date on which you can activate a new pass (every 30 days). Your dashboard and searches will be saved for the next time you activate a new pass.
Candid.org's Foundation Directory Online Professional provides access to:
- 234,000+ expanded grantmaker profiles
- 18.8+ million grants
- 1+ million recipient profiles
- 1.1+ million key decision makers and leaders
- Newly added features: GuideStar seals and RFPs (requests for proposal) now show up in search results
Covers all major areas of starting and operating a business: financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, taxes and more.
Create legal documents and view completed sample forms. Provided by Find it Virginia.
Information for individual grant seekers, primarily to fund education or to support artistic or research projects. Remote access currently unavailable.
Kanopy has educational videos and documentaries, as well as classic and foreign films. For more information on this service, read our introduction to Kanopy.
Create free customized personal and business legal forms, including power of attorney, landlord/tenant agreements, wills, prenuptial agreements, purchase agreements, bills of sale, and service agreements. Quick and easy to use, edit, print, and save.
This resource requires you to create an account. If you already have an RBdigital magazine (formerly Zinio) login, that account provides access to LawDepot as well.
Video-based online training resource offering courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more. Find out more about LinkedIn Learning here: librarypoint.org/linkedin-learning
Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning You will have access to all the content previously available on Lynda.com as well as thousands of additional courses. Previous course history will not be affected, unless you change your library card.
Research, data, and analysis for investors. Includes many portfolio tools to calculate asset mixes, retirement costs, college savings, etc. Mobile app available.
Looking out for a way to secure a grant either individually or for a group? Check our resources.
Business, residential, and market research data for entrepreneurs, businesses, students, job-seekers or anyone wanting access to information on tens of millions of businesses and hundreds of millions of consumers. Mobile app available.
Over 500 online education courses, ranging from accounting to crafts & hobbies to improving writing skills.
Weekly online presentation of Value Line's Investment Survey. Analyst commentaries and rankings on current operations and future prospects for thousands of large, small, and mid-cap companies.
Searchable full-text archive of The Wall Street Journal, updated Mon-Sat by 8 am. Part of U.S. Major Dailies.