Businesses & Non-Profits

DeKalb Chamber of Commerce

The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce provides businesses in the Greater DeKalb Region with valuable resources, serves as an advocate for business needs, and offers avenues to build business networking.

The DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership

The DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP) exists to help strengthen nonprofit organizations in DeKalb County. It is a membership-based program of the DeKalb County Community Foundation, offering members a wide-variety of benefits, such as training, access to resources, networking, and many different programs.

The DeKalb County Community Foundation

Since 1993, the DeKalb County Community Foundation has successfully partnered with philanthropists to benefit organizations and communities throughout DeKalb County, connecting people who care with causes that matter and striving to enhance the quality of life in DeKalb County, IL.

Valueline Database

Value Line specializes in financial data for over 6,000 stocks, 18,000 mutual funds, 200,000 options and other securities. Search by company name or ticker symbol for an interactive, customized report including a link to the traditional Value Line print edition report as a PDF.

Consumer Reports

Doing research takes time. Choosing the wrong product wastes money. Provide trusted information for making the smart choice. Enable thorough product comparisons with Consumer Reports’s comprehensive archive of expert, unbiased product reviews.  Please click the link then click “” to access the site.

Reference Solutions

Reference Solutions is an online database that provides data for 24 million U.S. businesses searched by company name or custom searched by specific criteria. Reference Solutions includes additional databases for searching U.S. jobs and internships, U.S. healthcare professionals, and white pages for locating over 89 million U.S. residents.

Other Resources

Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
Search for lawyers with a wide variety of legal specialties throughout the United States. Many lawyer listings include reviews by their peers as well as by their former clients.

Prairie State Legal Services
Prairie State Legal Services offers free legal services for low-income persons and those age 60 and over who have serious civil legal problems and need legal help to solve them. There are 11 office locations serving 36 counties in northern Illinois.
Search for a variety of federal benefits, including grants, loans, and financial assistance.
Learn how to better manage your money, how to get and maintain a good credit score, and stay away from scams and identity theft.

Illinois Lawyer Finder
Those who need legal help can use this directory to search for a lawyer as well as to set up a 30-minute consultation by a lawyer who is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association.

Illinois Legal Aid Online
Illinois Legal Aid Online is for Illinois residents who need help in solving their legal problems. The site offers forms, videos, and all sorts of different resources to help answer legal questions.

The only association in Illinois that represents grantmakers, nonprofits, and their advisors, along with their allies. Visit the ForeFront website for a complete calendar of programs for grantmakers and nonprofits.

Foundation Directory Online Quick Start
FDO Quick Start includes basic profiles of nearly 90,000 U.S. foundations. Users can search by name, EIN, and location (state, county, city, metro area, congressional district, and ZIP code). Quick Start is free, although users will need to register and create their own account.

A service of the Foundation Center, GrantCraft is a collection of resources for anyone who works for a foundation including board members, executives, program staff, and grants managers.

Candid Online
Learning experiences to improve the way you do your work.


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