Business and Nonprofit Center
The purpose of the Business and Nonprofit Center (BANC) Collection housed at Washington Memorial Library is to provide information and support necessary for local businesses and nonprofit agencies to grow from start to finish. The collection contains up-to-date and influential materials to support this endeavor and is administered by the BANC librarian.
The BANC collection contains a selection of business and nonprofit materials in the following subjects:
Artists ● Boards ● Copyright ● DEI in Workplace ● Grants ● Leadership ● Programs ● Startup ● Volunteers
Data Axle (formerly ReferenceUSA)
With Data Axle Reference Solutions, you have access to all consumer and business datasets you need at your fingertips and in real time.
Use it to improve the accuracy and the functionality of your own products, applications and processes, improve marketing strategies and performance, enhance your technology stack, get a deeper insight into your market, and more.
You can also access this tool through your own home or office Internet connection with a Middle Georgia Regional Library PINES card.
Foundation Directory Online (In-house Use Only)
The Foundation Directory Online (FDO) delivers quality funding prospects. Since 90% of U.S. foundation do not have websites, the insights you need to find funders will not be discovered via standard search engines. You need up-to-date, in -depth information to reach the philanthropists that want to support your mission.
- Grants to Individuals (In-house Use Only): https://grantstoindividuals.
- GuideStar (In-house Use Only): https://guidestar.org/ipl
Gale LegalForms helps you understand common legal procedures through access to authentic, professional legal documents for filling patents and trademarks, developing leases, creating bills of sale, and more business-related forms. it is the only electronic reference to offer legal forms that are truly state-specific. The forms in Gale LegalForms are drafted by attorneys.
Researching stocks, market trends, company histories, and learning how to invest is easier with access to Value Line, a trusted name in investment research.
*Staff will help access these databases, but they are not licensed to provide legal advice or recommendations. Please consult with a lawyer or licensed investment counselor if needed.
For more information about the Business and Nonprofit Center (BANC) contact:
-Nonprofit impact and why serve on a nonprofit board
-The rules, roles, and responsibilities of nonprofit board members
-The secret sauce to successful nonprofit boards
The goal of the workshop is to foster diverse representation in Macon's nonprofit boards. Networking opportunities will also be available.
The workshop is possible thanks to a grant from the Knight Foundation.