photo by Florian Schulz /

photo by Florian Schulz /

NorthLight Foundation’s 2018 Annual Report

2018 was NorthLight Foundation’s first year of grantmaking under our new name and strategic direction. Download our first annual report to learn about our grantmaking and operations.



Nonprofit Resources

NorthLight Foundation is unable to accept unsolicited proposals. Listed below are resources for organizations seeking funding.

  1. Philanthropy University offers free online courses on fundraising, nonprofit strategy, monitoring and evaluation, and more.

  2. Funds Net lists foundations by subject area and is free to access.

  3. GrantSpace by Candid offers tools and resources to help nonprofits become strong grant applicants and build their organizations. The related Foundation Center offers and access to a foundation directory, for a fee.

  4. FLUXX Grantseeker is a free online tool to manage grant applications and tasks.

  5. Solidaire funder’s network has a useful list of resources for those seeking funding for their work in progressive social movements.