All libraries will be closed Friday, March 8th for International Women's Day.

Nonprofit Support

Library staff can assist patrons with questions and research related to nonprofits, fundraising, governance, and more. Staff is also available for one-on-one appointments to discuss your nonprofit needs. We can provide information on a variety of nonprofit topics, provide examples of governance and policy documents, and assist with referrals to many of the free and low-cost services for nonprofits in the Richmond area.

Programs, Events, and Workshops


The Richmond Room hosts free workshops on a wide variety of topics pertaining to nonprofits. We also partner with local government, community and nonprofit organizations to connect patrons to events, programs and resources throughout Richmond. Please check the calendar for upcoming events.

Online Nonprofit Resources


The Foundation Center

The most comprehensive database on U.S. grant makers and their grant processes.

GuideStar Pro

Comprehensive, up-to-date, and accurate information on over 1.8 million nonprofit organizations.

Universal Class

Universal Class has self-guided classes on grant writing, management, financial oversight and more.