The Grant Center at Joliet Junior College is part of the Funding Information Network created by the Foundation Center to offer tool for effective fundraising.
Our mutual goal is to meet the information needs of nonprofit organizations located in the southern suburbs of Chicago and the Joliet Junior College district as a whole.
Area nonprofits and philanthropies may conveniently access a wide variety of publications on nonprofit management and governance. Private citizens are encouraged to use the resources as well. Funding for this partnership is provided by the JJC Foundation and the JJC Library.
We Highly recommend Donors Forum Workshops:
The Center is located in the Library of Joliet Junior College, 2nd floor, Campus Center. Local policies for circlulation and use of databases are found on the library web Policies page.
The Joliet Junior College library provides the following resources and services for nonprofit organizations located in the southern suburbs of Chicago and the Joliet Junior College district as a whole:
Databases to support research on philanthropic and fundraising topics:
Wealth Engine (Donor's Forum )
(This resource is limited to three simultaneous uses. A username and password will be required to login in. Please logoff to finish your session.)
Foundation Center Online*
Grants to Individuals Online*
(*The above three Foundation Center databases require a username and password to login in. Use is restricted to the JJC Library.)
The Cooperating Collections:
...are free funding information centers in libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit resource centers. As a partner of the Foundation center, we provide a core collection of Foundation Center publications and a variety of supplementary materials and services in areas useful to grantseekers.
Some other online services which are provided by the Foundation Center:
GrantSpaceSM, a service of the Foundation Center, offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of grantseekers.
GrantCraft — a groundbreaking enterprise that equips grantmakers with an array of tools to help them hone their craft and be more effective — is moving from the Ford Foundation to the Foundation Center in New York and European Foundation Centre in Brussels.
Glasspockets--encourages (private foundations) to tell the stories of their successes — and failures — in part by highlighting exemplary efforts of their peers..."