I'd Like To Start A Nonprofit Organization, But Don't Know All Of The Steps Involved. Where Can I Find Help Getting It Up And Running?

The library's Research Center has a wealth of information on starting and operating nonprofits. If you go to our Research & Learn tab on the home page, you'll find a link for the Nonprofit Resource Center in the Research by Subject column.

Foundation Directory Online video tour

Foundation Directory Online is packed with features to help grantseekers find the right funder match for their organization's their mission.

To get a feel for some of those key features, the Foundation Center has put together several videos highlighting five specific search parameters.

View video tour

Tulsa-Area Schools Mini Arts and Humanities Grants: HECR 2014 Request for Proposals

The Higher Education Cultural Roundtable (HECR) is soliciting proposals for grants to Tulsa-area schools to fund arts and humanities projects.

HECR, a consortium of Tulsa-area colleges and universities, will award "mini-grants" ranging from $50 to $250 to assist with schools' arts and humanities expenses including materials, equipment, supplies, guest lectures, artist fees and travel expenses to art events.

• Applications for the 2014 calendar year will be accepted through March 28, 2014.

Find funders with Foundation Directory Online

Are you looking for funders for your nonprofit? The Nonprofit Resource Center offers free access to the Foundation Directory Online, a premier research tool for discovering grantmaking foundations and companies.

If you’re using FDO for the first time or looking to improve your research skills, there are several free online tutorials and webinars that can help.

How to Thank Your Donors

Monday, November 18, 2013 
11:00 am - noon (Central Time) 
Live Chat 

Your thank you letter has a bigger role than just acknowledging donors' contributions. It is an important part of building relationships with donors, and what it says (or doesn't say) can motivate them to stay with your organization; contribute more time, talent, or money; or find another charity to support.