Advocacy & Leadership, Institute for Sustainable Communities – making social justice leadership strategic, effective and sustainable, Montpelier, VT.
Alliance for Justice – what level of lobbying triggers registration and reporting requirements in Arizona? What is the current definition of electioneering communications in Colorado? Can a 501(c)(4) make a contribution to a candidate in New Mexico? What does a 501(c)(3) organization that is working to support a ballot measure have to register with the state in Wisconsin? Alliance for Justice has traditionally provided guidance on federal tax and federal election law to help nonprofit groups navigate the laws that impact their advocacy campaigns. To ensure that all 501(c) organizations (including 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), 501(c)(5), and 501(c)(6) among others) comply with both federal and state governing law that impacts their lobbying and election activity at the federal, state and local level we are adding state law resources to our cache of long-standing federal resources, Washington, DC.
Alliance for Nonprofit Management – the professional association of individuals and organizations devoted to improving the management and governance capacity of nonprofits – to assist nonprofits in fulfilling their mission, Washington, DC.
Apricot – an online data management system for small and growing nonprofits that tracks and reports information on clients, services and performance, Austin, TX. Product demonstration.
Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action – 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, Indianapolis, IN.
Austin Community College Center for Community-Based and Nonprofit Organizations – exists to promote, leverage and facilitate community collaborations and partnerships that broaden the horizons and possibilities for the Central Texas Nonprofit Sector. These collaborations reflect the Center's ability to bring business, government and nonprofit sectors together around common goals, Austin, TX.
BoardSource – increases the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations by strengthening boards of directors through our highly acclaimed consulting practice, publications, tools, and membership programs, Washington, DC.
Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest – promotes, supports and protects 501(c)(3) nonprofit advocacy and lobbying in order to strengthen participation in our democratic society and advance charitable missions, Washington, DC.
CharityHowTo.com – provides instant access video training guides & webinars to help nonprofits leverage the power of the Internet! Our video training courses help nonprofits to utilize easy, and often free, ways to engage their constituency, communicate their mission, and develop relationships that ultimately help to acquire and maintain donors. Our webinars are presented by nonprofit Internet experts who provide you with extraordinarily accurate and candid information to help you succeed in your mission, Beverly, MA.
CoalitionsWork – we help coalitions and partnerships reach their potential to be a force for positive change in the health of their communities. We do this through collaborative research, education and consultation with organizations, partnerships and coalitions, Yorktown, VA.
Corporation for National and Community Services – operates an on-line resource center with information that can make agencies more effective. The resource center includes documents and sample forms, grants listings, Web links, newsletters, listservs, and more. Topics include community collaboration, marketing and communications, and volunteer management. Among the newly posted effective-practice listings is a guide to making presentations accessible, Scotts Valley, CA.
FrameWorks Institute – the mission is to advance the nonprofit sector’s communications capacity by identifying, translating and modeling relevant scholarly research for framing and re-framing the public discourse about social problems. FrameWorks conducts communications research to aid nonprofit organizations in expanding their constituency base, build public will, and further public understanding of specific social issues, Washington, DC.
Greenlights for Nonprofit Success – your one-stop shop for nonprofit management needs. Our mission is simple: to help nonprofits meet theirs, Austin, TX.
Idealist.org (Actions Without Borders) – connects people, organizations and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives, New York, NY.
Independent Sector – is the leadership network for nonprofits, foundations and corporate giving programs committed to advancing the common good in America and around the world. Our nonpartisan coalition of approximately 600 organizations leads, strengthens and mobilizes the nonprofit and philanthropic community in order to fulfill our vision of a just and inclusive society and a healthy democracy of active citizens, effective institutions and vibrant communities, Washington, DC. Read Blog and see Facebook page.
Innovative Nonprofit Solutions – helps organizations create innovative solutions to build their capacity by assessing, designing, and implementing strategic fundraising, marketing, and management programs for nonprofits, community-based, faith-based, educational institutions, and government agencies nationally, Raleigh, NC.
The Leadership Group – believes in using a multi-disciplinary and customized approach to meet the unique needs of each client. We bring together the best team to address your organization's special situation through our network of professionals with expertise in every field of nonprofit management as well as issue-related subject matter. The Leadership Group's consulting team provides a customized, comprehensive approach and real solutions for your organization, Trenton, NJ. See Resources.
National Council of Nonprofits – the mission is to advance the vital role, capacity, and voice of charitable nonprofit organizations through our state and national networks. NCN serves as the national voice for its nonprofit members before Congress and within the Administration, promoting the interests of the nonprofit community and ensuring a seat at the table on all policy initiatives that impact the sector. We also work with our network of State Associations to identify policy trends in state legislatures, coordinate efforts across the states, and inform state and local debates with targeted research and communications. Our members are kept abreast of the most pressing issues and given the information and tools they need to advocate locally, Washington, DC. See Financial Management Issues.
Non-profit Genie – provides fast information to nonprofit managers, volunteers, and board members.
Action – an online resource for nonprofit
advocacy. NPAction provides a constantly
updated mix of information and tools, drawn
from the expertise of organizations and advocates
across a wide range of policy activities
and disciplines. The growing list of content
partners includes OMB Watch and Charity Lobbying
in the Public Interest. Through NPAction,
organizations can learn the basics of nonprofit
advocacy; connect to policymakers and the
media; discuss and voice opinions on advocacy
issues; test advocacy knowledge; and access
one of the largest online directories of
advocacy resources - focused on, and edited
by, the nonprofit sector itself.
RecognizeGood – an innovative new social media website. RecognizeGood is dedicated to recording and sharing community stories of kindness and charity. The website is fully integrated with other popular social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Videos can be uploaded to the website via YOUTUBE for a truly personal tribute. Good deeds can also be viewed by city and type of industry. RecognizeGood's goal is to create a movement – a culture shift toward kindness. The stories on RecognizeGood have real emotional impact to change behaviors and attitudes. Nonprofit organizations are ripe with stories of unselfish charity and RecognizeGood is the perfect public forum to thank donors, volunteers, and staff members, Austin, TX.
Rescue Social Change Group – provides services exclusively to organizations seeking to cause positive social change amongst youth and young adults. Services are provided to local, state and national efforts that address issues like tobacco, obesity and violence prevention.
Smart CHART – Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Communications Choices, Spitfire Strategies – an interactive tool to help you make smart communications choices. The Interactive Smart Chart can help you assess your strategic decisions if you are: just starting the communications planning process, evaluating a communications campaign already in progress, or reviewing an effort you've already completed, Washington, DC.
Society for Nonprofit Organizations – provides nonprofit staff members, volunteers, and board members with affordable resources and information to work more effectively and efficiently towards accomplishing their mission, Livonia, MI.
TechSoup – 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. We believe that technology can enhance nonprofit work, making us more efficient and better able to serve our communities, San Francisco, CA.