Nonprofit Capacity Building Resource List

All Purpose Resources

Vermont Community Foundation
www.vermontcf.org

Governance, Financial, Development, Marketing, Management, Human Resources, Evaluation
Use "nonprofit" tag to help aggregate what we know.
See also:
http://delicious.com/lgdavitian/nonprofit

GuideStar
Descriptions of nonprofit organizations, news, classifieds. 600,000 organization database.
http://www.guidestar.org

The Nonprofit Resource Center
All purpose links/ Bookstore/ National?
http://www.not-for-profit.org/

1. Management & Administration & Operations

Economic Research Institute
Data on NPO's including salary studies and access to 990s/ Useful for HR & Development
http://www.eri-nonprofit-salaries.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=NPO.Search&trkid=292-49

The Nonprofit Times
Covers the business of managing nonprofits
Blog/ RSS*/ Audio Feeds
http://www.nptimes.com/technobuzz/TB20081014_1.html

Capaciteria
Capaciteria is a comprehensive, searchable database directory of peer reviewed categorized administrative resources that help nonprofits leverage their own capacity.
http://capaciteria.org/index.php?env=-inlink/index:m35-1-1-5-s-0

The Nonprofit Resource Center
All purpose links/ Bookstore/ National?
http://www.not-for-profit.org/

Blue Avocado
Blue Avocado is is a nonprofit online magazine for community nonprofits. It is published on the 1st and 15th of every month through an HTML newsletter delivered to more than 50,000 subscribers. http://blueavocado.org.

2. Advocacy & Public Policy

Independent Sector
What's going on in Washington that affects NPOs
http://www.independentsector.org/

3. Resource Development

Association of Fundraising Professionals

Directory of fundraisers and related helpers & Webinars
http://www.usa.gov/Business/Nonprofit.shtml
http://www.afpnet.org/education_and_career_development

Philanthropy Journal
Special Reports/ News/ Jobs/ North Carolina
http://www.philanthropyjournal.org/

Foundation Center

Tools for Development/ National/ Events & Webinars
http://foundationcenter.org/gainknowledge/nonprofitlinks/

Nonprofit Gateway
Federal government resources/ RSS
http://www.usa.gov/Business/Nonprofit.shtml

Nonprofit Finance Fund

National nonprofit authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them.                                         http://www.nonprofitfinancefund.org/

Philanthropic Capacity Building Resources (PCBR)
Database
The PCBR database contains 401 descriptions of capacity-building programs being carried out by U.S. foundations.                                                                           http://www.humaninteract.org/reports/pcbrdatabase.asp

4. Governance & Board Development

Governance Matters
Organizational Structure/ New York/ Webinars
http://www.governancematters.org/

Board Source
Focus on effective boards/ some training resources/ By the Cup*
http://www.searchboardsource.org

5. Communications Strategy

Idealware.Blackbaud - Resources for Nonprofits
Newsletter, Blog, Podcast, Industry Analysis
http://www.blackbaud.com/company/resources/resources.aspx

Internet Resources for Nonprofits
Extremely comprehensive list of resources.
http://www.uticapubliclibrary.org/non-profit/directory.html

Network for Good
ECommerce Platform/ Technical Support/ Useful Articles on Marketing/ Development & Volunteer Mgment
http://www.networkforgood.org/

Nonprofit Marketing
Rich site including webinars
http://www.nonprofitmarketingguide.com/resources/live-webinars/

Idealist.org
Job/ Podcasts/ Blogs/ Nonprofit FAQ
Multilingual resources (deep) on all aspects of npo operation
http://www.idealist.org/if/idealist/en/FAQ/Nonprofit/Home/default

Northwest Nonprofit Resources
Simple Resources that covers the bases
http://www.nnr.org/prod05.htm

Nonprofit Online News
Weekly journal,published by the Gilbert Center provides easy access through links to nonprofit news from a wide variety of sources.
http://www.gilbert.org/news

John Kenyon Nonprofit Technology Educator and Strategist Nonprofit Technology consulting, training and writing about appropriate, effective solutions. http://johnkenyon.typepad.com/

Media Alliance Promoting media excellence, ethics, diversity, and accountability in the interests of peace, justice, social responsibility.                                                                           http://www.media-alliance.org/

6. Blog Roll
Beth Kanter
Marty Kearns
Michelle Murraine
Holly Ross
Katrin Verclas
Marni Webb
Harold Feld
Nancy Schwartz
Haik Bedrosian
Cathy Resmer
Philip Baruth
Phil Simmon

 



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