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Accounting Aid Society is helping grow an economy that works for everyone by providing financial tools for individuals and and small businesses. Our programs include individual tax assistance, personal finance programs, and small business finances.
The Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) is the membership association for foundations and grant-making charities in the UK. For 25 years we have supported trusts and foundations; respecting and safeguarding their independence, and helping them to be effective in the many ways that they use their resources.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents more than 30,000 members in 200 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. The association fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession.
The Association of Fund-Raising Distributors & Suppliers (AFRDS) is an international association devoted exclusively to the product fundraising industry. Its member companies manufacture, supply and/or distribute products that are re-sold by not-for-profit organizations for fundraising purposes.
Apra is committed to serving, representing and advancing the professionals and practices that enable the philanthropic success of institutions that rely on fundraising for achieving their missions. We foster a collaborative environment for sharing and discussion, while leading the development, dissemination and advancement of best practices, resources, thinking and trends.
Founded in 1971 as the Association of Voluntary Action Scholars, the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) is a neutral, open forum committed to strengthening the research community in the emerging field of nonprofit and philanthropic studies. ARNOVA brings together both theoretical and applied interests, helping scholars gain insight into the day-to-day concerns of third-sector organizations, while providing nonprofit professionals with research they can use to improve the quality of life for citizens and communities. Principal activities include an annual conference, publications, electronic discussions and special interest groups.
The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) is an international professional organization dedicated exclusively to development professionals who encourage charity in North America's health care organizations. Established in 1967, AHP is the source for education, networking, information and research in health care philanthropy. AHP is a not-for-profit organization with its headquarters located right outside Washington, D.C. in Falls Church, Virginia.
Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people's health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to ensure that all people?especially those with the fewest resources?have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. Based in Seattle, Washington, the foundation is led by CEO Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann and Co-chair William H. Gates Sr., under the direction of Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is committed to developing networks of ideas, individuals, and institutions to advance teaching and learning. We join together scholars, practitioners, and designers in new ways to solve problems of educational practice. Toward this end, we work to integrate the discipline of improvement science into education with the goal of building the field’s capacity to improve.
For more than a decade, CEP has led the movement to improve philanthropy through a powerful combination of dispassionate analysis and a passionate commitment to improving lives. Today, over 300 foundations have used CEP’s assessments to gather honest feedback from their stakeholders in an effort to learn how to be even more effective. CEOs and trustees have come to rely on our research for insights into foundation effectiveness on a wide range of topics, from assessing performance to developing strategy to managing stakeholder relationships. Our highly regarded programming?including our biennial conference?gives foundation leaders an exclusive and unprecedented opportunity to connect with their peers.
CFRE International is an independent nonprofit organisation whose sole mission is dedicated to setting standards in philanthropy through a valid and reliable certification process for fundraising professionals.
Charities Aid Foundation is a charity dedicated to making philanthropy more effective and helping charities be more successful.
We’re passionate about helping donors make a bigger difference, combining our expertise and services to help make giving better for everyone.
And because we operate globally, we can harness local knowledge to support more effective giving. Our 90 year track record means we understand charities and are committed to supporting them.
Founded in 2001, Charity Navigator has become the nation's largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities. In our quest to help donors, our team of professional analysts has examined tens of thousands of non-profit financial documents. We've used this knowledge to develop an unbiased, objective, numbers-based rating system to assess over 8,000 of America's best-known and some lesser known, but worthy, charities.
CharityChannel is a volunteer-driven on-line community of nonprofit-sector professionals throughout the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Australia, and many other countries. It is the oldest and largest online community of nonprofit professionals in the world.
CharityChannel is a resource that connects you to your nonprofit colleagues around the corner and around the world. It's purpose is to foster a place where nonprofit professionals can learn from each other, share information and work together to advance the cause of philanthropy.
For more than 20 years, CharityVillage has been the HR partner for recruitment in the Canadian nonprofit sector. Our specialized job board for Canadian non-profit professionals has helped thousands of organizations find exceptional talent. Through our eLearning courses, volunteer and event listings, webinars, newsletters, articles, tools and resources, we help your staff do their best work every day.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy is an independent news organization that has been serving leaders, fundraisers, grant makers, and others involved in the philanthropic enterprise for more than 25 years. It offers a robust advice section to help nonprofit workers do their jobs as well as one of the biggest listings of career opportunities.
The Chronicle updates its website throughout the day and appears 12 times per year in print.
An active philanthropic network, the Council on Foundations, founded in 1949, is a nonprofit leadership association of grantmaking foundations and corporations. It provides the opportunity, leadership, and tools needed by philanthropic organizations to expand, enhance and sustain their ability to advance the common good. The Council empowers professionals in philanthropy to meet today's toughest challenges and advances a culture of charitable giving in the U.S. and globally.
Capital Research Center (CRC) was established in 1984 to promote a better understanding of charity and philanthropy. We support the principles of individual liberty, a free market economy and limited constitutional government: These are the cornerstones of American society.
The EFC is the platform for and champion of institutional philanthropy. With more than 200 member organisations, we aim to help nurture an environment where philanthropy can flourish as it tackles many of today’s greatest challenges.
EFA (the European Fundraising Association)?is a network of 17 member associations plus observers from across Europe. Together we represent the European fundraising community with one voice, one collective body and one shared goal of facilitating better fundraising.
EFA aims to strengthen and develop the fundraising profession across Europe.
FOLIO is an online digital repository of foundation-sponsored research reports and publications covering the full scope of philanthropic activity. FOLIO, a project of the Foundation Center and the IUPUI University Library’s Ruth Lilly Special Collections and Archives, preserves and makes accessible material indexed in the Foundation Center’s PubHub.
Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training, it connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed.
Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants ? a robust, accessible knowledge bank for the sector. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level.
FSG is a mission-driven consulting firm for leaders in search of large-scale, lasting social change. Through our combination of customized consulting services, powerful ideas, and learning communities, we help foundations, businesses, nonprofits, and governments around the world unleash their full potential to reimagine social change.
FSG helps organizations find new ways to achieve real results against society’s toughest challenges. We combine practical advice with unconventional thinking to create a more equitable and sustainable future.
Provides information on a variety of goods and services from top fundraising professionals, and offers an extensive collection of free do-it-yourself fundraising alternatives.
The Fundraising Ideas & Products Center is operated by LarMar Enterprises, Inc. which first entered the fundraising market in early 1996 with the publication of 'LarMar's Fundraising Resource Guide', a hard copy fundraising resource directory.
The Giving Institute consists of member organizations that have embraced and embodied the core values of ethics, excellence, and leadership in advancing philanthropy. Serving clients of every size and purpose, from local institutions to international organizations, The Giving Institute member organizations embrace the highest ethical standards and maintain a strict code of fair practices. The Giving Institute is also the parent organization of the Giving USA Foundation™, which endeavors to advance philanthropy through research and education and produces the annual report on charitable giving in the United States, Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy.
Grant Professionals Association (GPA) is a national membership association for all persons involved in the grants industry. GPA builds and supports an international community of grant professionals committed to serving the greater public good by practicing the highest ethical and professional standards. GPA has grown to over 2,300 active members from all over the world. Our members work for large and small agencies, organizations, governments, and as independent consultants. They represent many areas of specialty, ranging from human services and the arts to environmental groups, private and public K-12 schools, colleges, and universities, faith-based, and many more.
Grantproposal.com is the leading online resource for 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that are seeking grant funding. On this website you will find out where to begin searching for grant money, the types of funding available, how to write grant proposals, find a grant writer and much more.
GuideStar is the world's largest source of information on nonprofit organizations.
We envision a nonprofit sector strong enough to tackle the great challenges of our time. GuideStar’s Nonprofit Profiles provide you with the information you need to make smart decisions, build connections, and learn from each other to achieve your missions.
The Institute of Fundraising (IoF) is the professional membership body for UK fundraising. We support fundraisers through leadership and representation; best practice and compliance; education and networking; and we champion and promote fundraising as a career choice.
ICFO is the international association of national charity monitoring organizations. The worldwide network of ICFO members ensures that fundraising for charitable purpose is being organized and performed in a satisfactory manner and that the administration of the collected funds is adequate.
The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University is one of the nation’s leading academic centers focused on the philanthropic field. We guide foundations, nonprofits, professionals, and donors to strengthen their work and navigate the field. With original research, tools, trainings, and more, we provide trusted guidance for doing good.
Michigan Nonprofit Association is a statewide membership organization dedicated to serving the diverse nonprofit sector through: ADVOCACY, TRAINING, TECHNOLOGY SERVICES & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT.
MNA manages multiple programs and affiliates and is a sponsoring organization for AmeriCorps VISTA.
CGP has grown with and for the charitable gift planning industry. From think tank conversations, to a federation of local councils, to a professional organization, we've evolved to serve members nationwide. Together, we build a bold future of smarter giving and bigger impact.
CGP helps enrich and advance members’ work and careers through education, resources and advocacy. We are a robust network of gift planning professionals at all levels, including the leaders who defined our field, and the innovators who will transform our profession and the world.
The National Council of Nonprofits (Council of Nonprofits) is a trusted resource and advocate for America’s charitable nonprofits. Through our powerful network of State Associations and 25,000-plus members ? the nation’s largest network of nonprofits ? we serve as a central coordinator and mobilizer to help nonprofits achieve greater collective impact in local communities across the country. We identify emerging trends, share proven practices, and promote solutions that benefit charitable nonprofits and the communities they serve.
For more than 40 years, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy has pushed foundations to do more for those who are marginalized, underserved and disenfranchised.
NCRP promotes philanthropy that serves the public good, is responsive to people and communities with the least wealth and opportunity, and is held accountable to the highest standards of integrity and openness.
Non-profit guides are free Web-based grant-writing tools for non-profit organizations, charitable, educational, public organizations, and other community-minded groups.
Our guides are designed to assist established US-based non-profits through the grant-writing process.
NonProfit PRO is the go-to source for nonprofit management and strategy. Developed for thought leaders and innovators, we cover topics ranging from internal issues such human resources, board and volunteer management to technology to tax and legal matters, news and, of course, raising funds. We offer a magazine, website and daily e-newsletter, NonProfit PRO Today, with a fresh look and quick, hard-hitting content as the go-to source for modern nonprofit professionals.
NTEN aspires to a world where all nonprofit organizations use technology skillfully and confidently to meet community needs and fulfill their missions.
We are the membership organization of nonprofit technology professionals. Our members share the common goal of helping nonprofits use all aspects of technology more effectively.
We believe that technology allows nonprofits to work with greater social impact. We enable our members to strategically use technology to make the world a better, just, and equitable place.
Philanthropy Impact incorporates Philanthropy UK (a project within the Association for Charitable Foundations, supported by grant funding from the Office of Civil Society managed by the Community Foundation Network), the European Association for Philanthropy and Giving (EAPG), and Philanthropy Advisors Forum (PAF, an informal network of advisors based mainly in London).
We work with advisors, philanthropists, charities and governments to develop greater expertise, awareness and impact in philanthropic action. We provide resources, bespoke events and platforms to support the development of the philanthropy sector.
The Resource Alliance inspires sharing and collaboration to create powerful change in the social impact sector. The Resource Alliance was created in 1981. In addition to organising the annual International Fundraising Congress, we are a network of knowledge and inspiration for the social impact sector, bringing key ideas, strategies and insights to fundraisers and organisations of all sizes, regions and missions.
We curate content and events to support social change by inspiring collaboration and innovation within the non-profit sector around the world.
The Rockefeller Foundation’s mission?unchanged since 1913?is to promote the well-being of humanity throughout the world. Today, we pursue this mission through dual goals: advancing inclusive economies that expand opportunities for more broadly shared prosperity, and building resilience by helping people, communities and institutions prepare for, withstand, and emerge stronger from acute shocks and chronic stresses. To achieve these goals, we work at the intersection of four focus areas?advance health, revalue ecosystems, secure livelihoods, and transform cities?to address the root causes of emerging challenges and create systemic change. Together with partners and grantees, The Rockefeller Foundation strives to catalyze and scale transformative innovations, create unlikely partnerships that span sectors, and take risks others cannot.
The Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS) develops and shares knowledge to improve philanthropy, strengthen civil society and effect social change. Stanford PACS connects students, scholars and practitioners and publishes the preeminent journal Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR).
The Bridgespan Group is a global nonprofit organization that collaborates with mission-driven leaders, organizations, and philanthropists to break cycles of poverty and dramatically improve the quality of life for those in need.
We are passionate about helping to find solutions to ensure equal opportunity and core human and civil rights. To achieve these objectives, we concentrate our efforts on four broad fields: education; children, youth, and families; public health; and global development.
Our services include consulting to nonprofits and philanthropists, leadership development support, and developing and sharing insights?all with the goal of scaling social impact. What we learn from collaborating closely with social sector leaders, complimented by rigorous research, we share broadly to advance social change.
The IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is globally recognized as the first of its kind. School faculty and staff train and empower students and practitioners to innovate and lead?and to create positive and lasting change in the world.
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. We work with partners to integrate qualified, highly motivated and well supported UN Volunteers into development programming and promote the value and global recognition of volunteerism.
UNV is active in around 130 countries every year. With Field Presences in over 80 countries, UNV is represented worldwide. UNV is administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and reports to the UNDP Executive Board.
The Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) is a network of almost 100 philanthropy associations and support organizations in 38 countries around the world whose purpose is to strengthen, promote and provide leadership on the development of philanthropy and social investment. Together WINGS members and network participants represent over 22,000 philanthropic entities from all regions, mobilizing billions of dollars .