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Business InsightsVideo Tutorial
Business Insights is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.

D&B Million Dollar Database – Natick cardholders only
Complete coverage on all businesses in the U.S. and Canada with business profiles on firms in over 200 countries worldwide.

Foundation Directory Online ProfessionalIn-library use only
Foundation Directory Online helps grantseekers find the right match for their organization’s mission. Get access to 120,000+ foundations and corporate donors, 3 million recent grants and more than half a million key decision makers. Directory is updated weekly. Go get funded.

Foundation Grants to Individuals OnlineIn-library use only
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online is a directory of nearly 10,000 grant makers that provide scholarships, fellowships, grants, and a wide range of financial support to individuals for educational, cultural, professional, and general support. Get information on application requirements, giving programs and limitations, financial data, and much more.

Foundation Maps ProfessionalIn-library use only
Foundation Maps is the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world. With millions of grants from 2006 to the present, innovative ways to visualize funding data, and the flexibility and precision to tailor research, Foundation Maps helps funders and nonprofits access the knowledge they need to make strategic decisions and strengthen their impact.

General BusinessFile
Includes directory listings for over 150,000 companies as well as investment analysts’ reports on major companies and industries. Choose “Advanced search” and then type a ticker symbol into the pop-up box to search Reuters Research on Demand, which contains investment reports produced by financial institutions and Wall Street and International brokerage firms.

Morningstar – Natick cardholders only Tutorial [PDF]
Get comprehensive financial information on New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, NASDAQ stocks,thousands of mutual funds, including the Morningstar star rating and much more. Consumer finance tools help to guide your investments and savings.

Suggested Websites

Business

Boston Public Library – Kirstein Business Branch

Mass.gov: Business

SCORE
Free small business tools, workshops, and counseling.

U.S. Small Business Administration

Nonprofit

Idealist
Nonprofit jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, and learning resources.

Mass.gov: Charities and Non-for-Profits

USA.gov for Nonprofits
Information and services for nonprofits, including financial assistance, taxes, and management.