Available only in the Central Denver Public Library

Foundation Center Databases

The Foundation Directory Online is a searchable database of in-depth profiles of 140,000 grantmakers, plus inside looks at the grants they've actually made. Use Foundation Maps as a visualization tool and an easy way to see who is funding what around the world.  Grants to Individuals has information on 10,000 foundations that have funded individual grantseekers for everything from scholarship opportunities to research needs. 

Foundation Maps

Foundation Maps is Foundation Center’s premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world.  Explore millions of grants from 2006 to the present, innovative ways to visualize funding data, and the flexibility and precision to tailor research.  Please call (720-865-1363) or visit Reference at the Central Library for more information.


Use the database used by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office's Patent Examiners. Available only at the Denver Public Library's Reference Department at the Central Library, Floor 3. Call 720-865-1363 for more information or to make an appointment. More information.

Archives Collection

Comprises material on the American West, particularly Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region and on the twentieth-century environmental conservation movement in the United States. Housed in the Western History & Genealogy Department.