Links to Nonprofit Resources

Accounting

The AICPA is the world's largest member association representing the accounting professionals.

Fundraising

The No. 1 news source for people involved in the philanthropic enterprise.

Lists foundations that support youth projects, international cooperation, and initiatives relating to the environment and development. Provides mailing addresses of the foundations.

For more than 40 years, AFP has been the standard-bearer for professionalism in fundraising.

Extensive resources in the areas of philanthropy for nonprofit organizations, grant writers and consultants.

Grants

Indicates grants made in the area of health in the Columbus, Ohio area. Home page indicates how to apply to the Foundation for a grant and details primary areas of support.

Provides links to hundreds of funding sources and sources of information for locating grants.

The Foundation Center Grantmaker Info.- List links to web sites of numerous foundations in categories of Private, corporate grantmakers, grantmaking public charities, community foundations.

Provides links to grantmakers, foundations and charities. Posted by Northern California Community Foundation.

International nonprofit grant making organization. Provides support to women's groups working on emerging, controversial or difficult issues. Supports equal opportunity regardless of gender.

State Associations

The Maine Association of Nonprofits (MANP) is committed to advancing and strengthening Maine's nonprofit sector. Our membership consists of over 550 nonprofit members and 95 business and individual supporters.

MANP offers members professional skill development programs, affordable healthcare and benefits plans, discounts on related programs and services and advocacy resources, and is part of a national network of state associations.

Founded in 1986, the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits is an association of over 400 member nonprofit organizations who have joined together to strengthen the state's nonprofit sector. The Center works to increase public awareness of how indispensable nonprofits are to NH's well being. We are dedicated to strengthening the effectiveness of New Hampshire nonprofits by providing them with the knowledge, resources, and tools necessary to enhance their ability to serve the citizens and communities of New Hampshire.

The Providers' Council is a state-wide association of private, community-based caregiving organizations which provide educational, health and social services. Founded in 1976, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private provider industry. A membership organization, the Providers' Council is supported primarily by member dues.

Technology Resources

N-TEN aspires to a world where all nonprofits can skillfully and confidently use technology to meet community needs for responsive and humane social services, social equity and opportunity, a healthy natural environment, or the challenge and illumination of art.

Powered by CompuMentor, one of the nation's oldest and largest nonprofit technology assistance agencies, TechSoup.org offers nonprofits a one-stop resource for technology needs by providing free information, resources, and support. In addition to online information and resources, we offer a product philanthropy service called TechSoup Stock. Here, nonprofits can access donated and discounted technology products, generously provided by corporate and nonprofit technology partners. Other interesting sites

Idealware, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, provides thoroughly researched, impartial and accessible resources about software to help nonprofits make smart software decisions.

Nonprofit Resources

The Alliance for Nonprofit Management is the professional association of individuals and organizations devoted to improving the management and governance capacity of nonprofits - to assist nonprofits in fulfilling their mission.

The CharityChannel community is comprised of nonprofit sector professionals from around the world who volunteer their time, advice, information, tips and articles for the benefit of the community.

This site is a government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities which provide assistance or benefits to the American public. It contains financial and non-financial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government.

A central starting point to help nonprofit organizations access online Federal information and services. Linked to all Cabinet Departments and many agencies, it contains information about grants, regulations, taxes, and other services as well as information on a wide range of other topics and programs.

Society of Research Administrators International

Founded in 1967, this nonprofit association is dedicated to advancing the profession and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of research administration.

Good360, formerly Gifts In Kind International, is the world's leading charity in product philanthropy, directs donated quality products and services to the needy.

The NonProfit Times, the flagship publication of NPT Publishing Group in Morris Plains, N.J., is the leading business publication for nonprofit management. Geared to the executive suite, The NonProfit Times delivers news, business information and original research on the daily operations of tax-exempt organizations.

Foundations

Principal funding areas are health and education. Includes information for applying for grants. Health grants are primarily for research. Education grants are for school improvement.

Describes program areas and instructions for applying for grants. Links to other funders of science and math grants.

The Howard Heinz Endowment emphasizes needs of children ages five and under and their families. The Vira Heinz Endowment supports programs for adolescent youth. In the latter focus is on health and job training and development. Also they are interested in violence prevention. Information provided on how to obtain grant application material.

The foundation funds programs in the areas of arts, environment, health, Jewish life and democratic values. Prefers to work with partners.

This foundation was established by the National Education Association and membership is required from some grants offered. Purpose is to improve quality of public education.

Funds humanitarian and educational programs. Also supports immunization projects, cultural exchange programs, and academic and vocational scholarships.

Information about the research foundation in the area of social sciences. Current research funding areas include immigration, low-skill worker demand, literacy programs, and the social psychology of cultural contact.

Other Resources

Designed to be your one-stop destination for anything you can think of that is about or related to Women Business.

Idealist, a project of Action Without Borders connects people, organizations and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives.

Announces grants for women students. Other information for women's issues.