Nonprofit Services

Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network

The Lawrence Public Library provides on-site access to the Foundation Center’s grant resources. You can research a wide variety of national and regional funding opportunities. These resources are made available through a partnership we have with the library.

Training for Nonprofit Boards and Staff

We offer training for nonprofit board members and staff, usually in partnership with the United Way of Douglas County and other local organizations. Topics include grant writing, fundraising and board leadership. Contact us to learn more.


Our professional staff is always available to advise individuals, groups and nonprofit organizations on ways to build capacity to take on work that improves our community. Feel free to contact us at any time.

Meeting Facilitation

Our professional staff facilitates planning sessions for Douglas County nonprofit boards. Contact Lori Trenholm, our Director of Community Investment to learn more.


Lori Trenholm

Contact Lori Trenholm

Director of Community Investment


Contact Lori

Submit a Grant Application

Login to our Grants Center to work on a grant application.

Submit Application

Submit a Grant Report

Login to our Grants Center to work on a grant follow-up report.

Submit Report

Douglas County Community Foundation
900 Massachusetts, Suite 406
Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: 785-843-8727
Fax: 785-843-8735