Business & Nonprofit

Today's library is a destination for job seekers, small businesses, and entrepreneurs. In addition to offering access to  computers and the internet, librarians provide assistance with resumes and identify resources for professional development. Small businesses and nonprofits seek out funding information and market research, and entrepreneurs use 3D printers for prototyping new products. 


Digital Resources

Browse the collection by: 
Jobs & Career
Business & Non-profit

Nonprofit Open House

Small Business Help

Email to learn about market research resources available at Boise Public Library. 

Nonprofit Funding Resources 

Foundation Center Funding Information Network partner

Boise Public Library is a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center. The Library offers a special collection of reference and circulating materials to assist nonprofit and community-based organizations. Included are
books, magazines, videos, databases, and clipping files.

Individuals and groups seeking mentoring and technical assistance can get help from the following organizations:

Related Programs and Events:  Please see our online calendar.


Foundation Directory Online

In-Library use only. Search over 100,000 grantmaker profiles,
2.4 million grant records, 4,000 company profiles, and 700,000 
grantmaker 990/990-PFs. Please see a staff member at the 
Main Library in downtown Boise to access this resource


Foundation Grants to Individuals

In-Library use only. A unique database focusing on 
foundations that provide financial support for individual grantseekers. Please 
see a staff member at the Main Library in downtown Boise to access this resource.


Candid Learning

Candid Learning


Candid Learning, a service of the Foundation Center, offers 
information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of 

Contact Us

Phone: (208) 972-8200
Renewal by Phone: (208) 972-8980
TTY: 1-800-377-3529

Library Director:  Jessica Dorr

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