Businesses & Non-Profits


Grant Resources At Your Library

Whether you are looking for grants for your church, non-profit organization, or school, or you are seeking grants to fund your education, we have some powerful resources to help you in the process. 

The Library offers free in-house access to the Foundation Center’s detailed information on grant makers and applying for grants. The center’s core collection of resources includes Foundation Directory Online, profiling more than 140,000 U.S. grant makers including Federal Grants, Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, and Foundation Maps. 


GrantSpace is the Foundation Center's learning community for the social sector. GrantSpace provides easy-to-use, self-service tools and resources. At GrantSpace, you can connect immediately with a GrantSpace Librarian, find classes & events happening at Foundation Center field offices and online, listen, hear, and read advice from funders and nonprofit experts, and find answers to your questions in the Knowledge Base.

For more information about the Burleson Funding Information Center, contact Amanda. Online Learning is a premier online learning resource offering more than 4,000 courses covering computer skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more—is now available FREE with your library card. Lynda for Libraries allows you to watch videos in small, easy-to-manage chunks, and to return to the lessons at your convenience.  

Lynda can be accessed online — from home or at the Library.

Once you log into using your library card number and password, you may want to create a personalized account by entering a name and email address. This account will help manage your course history, playlists, bookmarks, and Certificates of Completion. 



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