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SCORE Free Professional Help for your Small Business

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) Free Business HelpThe Morse Institute Library is a campus for SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives). On the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month, volunteers are available for a free one-hour business counseling and advice session. Schedule your FREE one-hour session at or by calling 617-565-5591.

Library Resources

Access these resources with your library card.

AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists – Natick cardholders only
AtoZdatabases is a reference and marketing tool useful for finding a business, a job, or a person. Perfect for job seekers, small business owners, entrepreneurs, students, marketing researchers, career counselors, and so many more patrons of the libraries.

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.

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.

Small Business Resource Center
Covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more. It combines authoritative periodical and reference content to support prospective and current entrepreneurs as well as business students.

Suggested Websites


Boston Public Library – Kirstein Business Branch Business

Free small business tools, workshops, and counseling.

U.S. Small Business Administration


Nonprofit jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, and learning resources. Charities and Non-for-Profits for Nonprofits
Information and services for nonprofits, including financial assistance, taxes, and management.