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Business and Investment Resources

Business & Investment Programs
Thu, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Craft Room
Compete for a cash prize while learning entrepreneurship skills including making an elevator pitch, creating and designing business logos and more. Grades 7-12

Tue, Aug 20, 10:00am - 11:30am
Dover Room
Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don't want to miss one of Candid's most popular classes!
Registration opens Saturday, July 20 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Sep 09, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Dover Room
Looking for grants for your nonprofit? Come learn how to use Foundation Directory, the most comprehensive prospect research tool for fundraisers, with over 239,000+ grantmaker... more
Looking for grants for your nonprofit? Come learn how to use Foundation Directory, the most comprehensive prospect research tool for fundraisers, with over 239,000+ grantmaker profiles.
Registration opens Friday, August 9 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Sep 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dover Room
This program will give you the helpful guidance you need to navigate your Medicare supplement options with our (Weiss Financial Ratings Series Online) Medicare Supplement Insurance... more
This program will give you the helpful guidance you need to navigate your Medicare supplement options with our (Weiss Financial Ratings Series Online) Medicare Supplement Insurance Buyers' Guide.
Registration opens Friday, August 16 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Sep 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Technology Training Lab
How Tax Planning Changes Through the Four Stages of Retirement Learn the critical tax question you must answer BEFORE retiring.
Registration opens Friday, August 16 2024 at 9:00am

The Wall Street Journal is available from WPPL on the Download & Stream page

Now available with your Westlake Porter Public Library card—The Wall Street Journal Online. Enjoy award-winning business journalism and unrivaled coverage of global markets, politics, world news, tech, arts and life, accessible anywhere.

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Resources for Nonprofits and Grantseekers

You can access Candid's databases for free using the computers in the library. One-on-one tutorial sessions are available; please contact Adult Services to schedule an appointment.

Foundation Center Online by Candid

Foundation Directory Online Professional is the most comprehensive prospect research tool for fundraisers, with over 224,000+ grantmaker profiles, 900,000+ recipient profiles, and data on 17+ million grants.

Foundation Grants to Individuals offers information on almost 10,000 funders that provide scholarships, grants, and other types of funding to students, artists, and researchers.

GuideStar is the world's largest source of information about U.S. nonprofit organizations, collecting and distributing data to encourage organizational transparency and charitable giving.