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Financing a Business

Grants Collection

Nonprofit organizations and other grant seekers searching for information on fundraising, nonprofit management, grant seeking and grant writing and related subjects have access to the Harford Grant County Public Library Grant Collection which is a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center.

Located in the Maryland Room of the Bel Air Library, the Grant Collection consists of a comprehensive print collection and dedicated computers to access these comprehensive resources. The collection includes the following resources: The Foundation Directory Online, which profiles more than 100,000 U.S. grant makers; Foundation Grants to Individuals Online; and Philanthropy In/Sight. Directories and proposal writing books are also available as part of this collection. For more information, please see a staff member at the Bel Air Library.

 
 

Take a grant writing course through Harford County Public Library's Gale Courses

 
 

Lynda.com—a premier online learning resource offering more than 4,000 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more—is now available FREE with your library card.

TipsTry searching under Business Capital

 
 

Small Business Resource Center has an entire section on funding your business.

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In the Topics tab, you can also search under Venture capital

 
 

Be sure to check out Harford County’s Office of Economic Development for information on local funding opportunities and Financial Services.