The County College of Morris (CCM) is offering three free workshops focusing on research tools and grant searches for small business owners, nonprofits and individuals. Free_Library_Community _Classes

These library classes are free, but pre-registration is required due to limited seating. Register at 973-328-5300 before Friday, May 10.  All workshops will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the CCM Sherman H. Masten Learning Resource Center, Room 205. CCM is located at 214 Center Grove Road, Randolph. Attendees are to park in Lot 7.

The first workshop, “Research Tools to Help Small Business Owners,” will be held on Monday, May 13. This workshop will assist small business owners with finding information to help their businesses grow. The research workshop will cover Reference USA, Business Source Elite, Regional Business News, Small Business Reference Center and other databases provided by the New Jersey State Library.

“Searching the Online Foundation Center Databases for Grants for Nonprofits” will be held on Wednesday, May 15. Participants will learn how to conduct basic and advanced searches in the updated Foundation Directory Online database and the Foundation Maps database. This workshop is for nonprofits already familiar with the basics of grantseeking.

The final free workshop on Friday, May 17, “Finding Grants for Individuals,” covers finding scholarships and grants that fund students, artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians, researchers and other individual grant seekers.

The CCM Library is a participant in the Foundation Center/Candid Network partners who provide a suite of resources, including the most comprehensive database on U.S. grant makers and their grants.