Research & Learn: C, D

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Creativebug

An inspirational resource for DIY, crafters, and makers with more than 1,000 award-winning art and craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

  • Get step-by-step instructions on how to set up an account (first-time users must create an account through the Oak Park Public Library Creativebug portal):
  • Download the free app available for iOS () and Android ().

CultureGrams

Cultural information on the countries of the world, includes a States Edition with U.S. state facts.


Foundation Directory Online (FDO) (access available at the Main Library only)

Candid’s grant-seeking tool, which includes 232,000+ funder profiles, 18.4+ million grants, 900,000+ grant recipient profiles, and 1+ million key grant decision-makers and leaders, along with contacts, maps, charts, federal grants, requests for proposals (RFPs), and more.

As a Funding Information Network partner, the library provides access to Candid’s websites: Foundation Directory Online and Grants to Individuals, both offering information and resources to assist and strengthen nonprofit organizations.


Grants to Individuals (GTI) (access available at the Main Library only)

Candid’s tool for students, artists, researchers—and other individual grant seekers—with profiles on 10,000 foundations that provide grants, and details on scholarships, fellowships, and other grants available to individuals.

As a Funding Information Network partner, the library provides access to Candid’s websites: Foundation Directory Online and Grants to Individuals, both offering information and resources to assist and strengthen nonprofit organizations.


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