Candid’s premier fundraising tool gives grant-seekers unprecedented access to the largest amount of clean and coded philanthropic data that currently exists. By combining exhaustive data with intuitive search functionality and informative data visualizations, FDO makes fundraising quick and efficient.  (Resource is only available from within the Bristol Library)

Get detailed information on more than 10,000 foundations that give grants or scholarships to individuals. NEW: The application also provides direct access to Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for individuals not associated with a nonprofit right on its homepage.  (Resource is only available from within the Bristol Library)

Access all of Candid’s live and on-demand trainings, webinars, and other resources designed to improve your fundraising, overall sustainability, grantmaking, and transparency.



As a member of Candid’s nationwide network of nonprofit serving agencies, the Bristol Public Library provides visitors with free public access to Candid’s applications and resources. At our location, you can access the database Foundation Directory, Grants to Individuals, and other resources to assist and strengthen your nonprofit organization.

Representatives of nonprofit and grassroots organizations and other patrons are welcome to use the databases at the Bristol Library at any time during our open hours.

If you have questions, please contact the Jones Creativity Center, at 276-645-8790 or  for an appointment or additional assistance.