Rooney Resource Center

Come visit the Center!

Open Hours: M-F, 8:30am-5pm

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended for individuals in need of assistance to fully utilize the Center's resources.

The center opened in 1994, with initial support from the Davis and Lucile Packard Foundation and the William T. Rooney Fund. We offer a bi-monthly Resource Center Orientation and Introduction to Grant Research workshop.

Center Services:

  • We offer one on one consultation and referral services with nonprofits on a range of issues related to governance, leadership, organizational capacity and more.
  • Find grant opportunities for your program or project! We are pleased to be a cooperating collection of the Foundation Center, offering free access to the Foundation Directory, a fully searchable grants database with information about tens of thousands of national and international foundations and corporate donors. If your prefer access to it from your home or office, the Foundation Center offers fee-based options.
  • Check out books and review periodicals from our nonprofit management and grant resource Library. We offer materials on a wide range of topics including grant-writing and foundation guides, nonprofit leadership and management, board of directors, local economic and demographic information and more. We also offer copies of Grassroots Fundraising Journal, Chronicle of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Quarterly.

Preview a catalog of our books and resources virtually before you visit us! 

Browse all our current titles below and click on the “…” to read summaries that will help you find the perfect book for your nonprofit and capacity building needs.


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