For Business & Nonprofit

DIY Business Market Research Workshop

Learn the ins and outs of the Library’s online market research resources in this monthly virtual workshop hosted every third Tuesday at noon. To register, visit the Library’s calendar.

Meeting Rooms

Reserve space to meet with your team or a study room to host a virtual meeting. For more details and to reserve a room, visit the Meeting Rooms webpage.

Digital Resources

MergentIntellectMergent Intellect

Find your competition, build your consumer profile, and stay tuned into to the changes happening in your industry with this powerful resource.


LinkedIn LearningLinkedIn Learning

Achieve personal and professional goals in business, software, and technology, as well as creative fields like illustration and photography. Choose from over 16,800 engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. Use it on your desktop or download the LinkedIn Learning app. Note: You will need the library ID boisepubliclibrary.

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Discover demographic research, including average wages, general spending projections, and community profile information, for any city or county in Idaho. 

For more resources on business market research and other topics, check out our Research & Learning section.

For Nonprofits

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.

Related Programs and Events:  Please see our online calendar.


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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.

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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.

If you have any additional questions about our business and nonprofit resources, please email us at

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

Library Director:  Jessica Dorr

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