Resources

PHILANTHROPY PUBLICATIONS/RESOURCES

Foundation Center
http://foundationcenter.org
An incredibly comprehensive database of national grants and 990’s. They also offer training programs as well as access to their library.

Guidestar
http://www.Guidestar.org
Another great resousource on charitable organizations including access to 990’s and other pertinent information

Chronicle of Philanthropy
http://www.philanthropy.com
Online (and print available) newspaper on philanthropic activity around the world. Lists new national grant programs for all non-profits

Association of Fundraising Professionals
http://www.afpnet.org
Lots of articles and blogs on fundrasing topics. Great info on fundraising databases available for purchase.

Support Center for Nonprofit Management
http://www.supportcenteronline.org/
Offers classes and courses for non-profit leaders in all areas of management to assist with career development.

Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training
http://www.grassrootsfundraising.org/
Free online resoucres and anaysis in non-profit management with the main focus on social service non-profits. Publishes a journal on social action and change.

Alliance for Nonprofit Management
http://www.allianceonline.org/
A professional association of individuals and organizations dedicated to the non-proft sector. Website offers information on advocacy, board governance, executive transitions and more.