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Candid Foundation Directory
Candid's free Quick Start provides basic information on grants and foundations, although you'll need to create an account.  For free access to the Professional Level version and Candid's Grants to Individuals, go to the Bridgewater Library, the Warren Library, or the NJ State Library.

Fundsnet New Jersey Grants and Foundations
Listing of foundations that fund organizations in New Jersey.

Free listing of nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations.

Nonprofit vs. Not-for-Profit vs. For-Profit: What's the Difference?
A helpful article from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. provides limited free nonprofit guides on topics like preparing annual reports, dealing with boards and budgets, and selecting appropriate technology.

NJ Center for Nonprofits
A membership organization with a sliding scale that provides information about funding sources.

NJ Department of State Nonprofit Information
Links to state department and agency webpages dedicated to nonprofit resources.

NJ Foundations On The Web
Nonprofit Expert’s listing of sources for nonprofit funding in New Jersey.


Bridgewater Library
The Bridgewater Library offers access to Candid's Foundation Directory - Professional Level and Candid's Grants to Individuals. You must visit the library in person to access these resources. 

Library of Congress Resource Guide on the Nonprofit Sector in the United States
Resources for researching the nonprofit sector. This research guide includes information on associations, datasets, statistics, and consumer information, as well as details on starting a nonprofit, such as grants and fundraising.

NJ State Library Funding Information Center
Visit the New Jersey State Library in Trenton in person to access Candid's Foundation Directory - Professional Level, Candid's Grants to Individuals, and Candid's GuideStar Pro.  

NJ State Library's Grants Information Guide
Sections of this research guide include proposal writing, federal grants, state grants, private grants, and grants for libraries. See also its Nonprofit Management Research Guide and its Scholarships and Grants for Education Research Guide.

NJ State Library's Nonprofit Management Guide
Provides links to NJ State Library resources on starting nonprofits, fundraising and nonprofits centers.

Warren Township Library
The Warren Library offers access to Candid's Foundation Directory - Professional Level and Candid's Grants to Individuals. You must visit the library in person to access these resources. 

Local Organizations

Community Service Association
This association helps New Providence residents in times of need.

Fortnightly Club of Summit
The Fortnightly Club is dedicated to volunteerism, fundraising, outreach, community service, and scholarship.  Members live in Summit and surrounding towns and donate to and support local charities.

By connecting with organizations across the state and managing a resource pantry in New Providence at the United Methodist Church, LINC has formed a network of volunteers and resources for the underserved.

Newcomers Club of New Providence, Summit, and Berkeley Heights
A non-profit community organization designed to help new and existing residents meet new people and learn more about the community, and to provide social opportunities. The club also strives to provide assistance to residents within their community.

New Providence Alliance
Members of the community volunteer their time to this New Providence borough committee to prevent alcohol and drug abuse.

New Providence Intergenerational Club
This group of high school students offers free assistance to seniors in New Providence, including odd jobs, basic tech help, and yard work. More than volunteering, they see their service as a way to be more involved in the lives of the seniors of New Providence.

New Providence Lions Club
The Lions Club's community work and service projects help New Providence residents in need.  The Lions Club also provides scholarships and financial assistance to local individuals and groups in the community.

New Providence Emergency Medical Service
New Providence Rescue Squad, an all-volunteer emergency medical service.

NJ Sharing Network
NJ Sharing Network is based in New Providence. NJ Sharing Network supports both donor families and transplant recipients, and educates the public about the benefits of organ donation and transplantation

Suburban Chamber Foundation
A fully qualified 501c(3) tax exempt foundation funded by local member businesses and resident donations that funds charitable activities in the area.

The Summit Foundation
Originally the Summit Area Public Foundation, The Summit Foundation’s stated purpose is “…to assist, encourage and promote the well-being of humankind and primarily the inhabitants of the area comprising the City of Summit and its vicinity, regardless of race, color or creed.” 

Summit/New Providence Rotary Club
The Summit/New Providence club is part of Rotary International, an organization of 1.2 million business and professional leaders in more than 165 countries, promoting goodwill and humanitarian service throughout the world.

Come inside and connect!

Welcome to your NEW New Providence Memorial Library!

If you haven't visited us lately, be sure to come in and experience all that has changed. Our new layout has something for everyone. Browse our new displays, choose your favorite spot to cozy up and read, or sit down to work. Explore our expanded catalog now that we're part of the MAIN Library Alliance. You can request materials in our online catalog from any member library to be delivered here for you to pickup, if we don't have what you need in house. 

We are thrilled to be FINE FREE in an effort to encourage you to come back and keep borrowing. Your library card is your key to all free subscriptions, online resources, and digital materials, too. So get your library card and make a note of your barcode number!

Come discover, collaborate and connect with Your Library this winter and all year long. Visit our Calendar for our program schedule. Join us!

We look forward to seeing you here,

~ Stacey Maisch, Library Director