Nonprofit Toolkit Pathfinder

Kirkwood Public Library values local nonprofits and the communities they serve. Nonprofits continue to enjoy a 90% discount when reserving our meeting room. The links collected on this page point Nonprofits to helpful local agencies that provide advice, counseling, and resources.

We have also introduced the Nonprofit Library Card to provide additional benefits to local nonprofits. These include 50% off all types of printing in the library and access to checking out special equipment. Come in any time with proof of your nonprofit status and proof of authorization to receive your card!

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For Checkout

Hoopla Digital has a selection of digital nonfiction nonprofit assistance books available for checkout.

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Print books from Kirkwood Public Library cover a variety of topics to help Nonprofits, such as fundraising, administration, establishing a digital presence, and crowdfunding.

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Nonprofit equipment is available for checkout with a Nonprofit library card from Kirkwood Public Library. Items include a laptop, portable document scanner, and event tent.

Other Resources

Library Databases

Foundation Center – Available grants, grantmakers, and advising articles (temporarily available from home!)

Learning Express Library – Online classes with a breadth of technology courses

Universal Class – Technology and small business training assistance with the ability to receive Continuing Education credits

Articles and Blogs

Blue Avocado – Online publication of helpful articles

The Chronicle of Philanthropy – Online publication of helpful articles

Idealware – Online publication of helpful articles focusing on digital needs

Nonprofit Quarterly – A periodical which provides up-to-date information for nonprofits

Stanford Social Innovation Review – Online publication of helpful articles

Stl Nonprofit News – Local news and training source for nonprofits

Support Organizations

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri – Local organization that provides free legal consultation and representation to nonprofits in Eastern Missouri

Network for Strong Communities – Local organization that provides organizational and managerial consultancy to nonprofits

Social Impact Architects – Nonprofit assistance organization and free advice blog

United Way of Greater St. Louis – Local organization that provides organizational advice, managerial consultancy, and networking opportunities to nonprofits

Vario – Local organization that provides organizational and managerial consultancy to nonprofits

Goods Suppliers

Good360 – Distributes a large variety of goods to nonprofits and social causes

Green Standards – Provides used office furniture to nonprofit organizations in need

First Book – Provides free children’s books for nonprofits serving children in need

TechSoup – Sells equipment and digital tools to nonprofit organizations at a discounted rate

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Closed for Public Health Concerns

For the safety of our patrons and staff, Kirkwood Public Library will be closed March 17th until further notice. No items will accrue fines. Please keep items until we reopen.

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