Nonprofit Resources

Management Supporttop

www.charitychannel.com – nonprofit discussion forums and articles
www.lasallenonprofitcenter.org – LaSalle Nonprofit Center, provides resources for nonprofits in the Delaware Valley, Pennsylvania
www.Idealist.org – Evergreen State Society resources and discussion groups

Board Resourcestop

www.BoardSource.org – formerly National Center for Nonprofit Boards
www.BoardCafe.org – electronic newsletter for nonprofit directors
www.boardnetusa.org – matchmaking service for nonprofit boards and volunteers

Technologytop

www.actionpotential.org – web services targeted to small and medium-sized nonprofits to help build and manage internet presence, including website, database, fundraising, and advocacy tools
www.CharityAdvantage.com – free websites for nonprofits
www.NPowerPA.org
– comprehensive tech services for nonprofits at reduced fees
www.techsoup.org
– portal to the nonprofit technology world, with links to discount tech

www.ePhilanthropy.org – online philanthropy resources and support
www.ctcnet.org
– Community Technology Center Network, national nonprofit organization of 1,000 independent community technology centers
www.nten.org
– Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network, includes TechFinder, a free online directory of tech services for nonprofits
www.school-fundraisers.com/fundraising-thermometer.php
– thermometer widget, a free fundraising resource available for any organization looking to track their fundraising progress online
www.efile.form990.org
– project of National Center for Charitable Statistics, free software allows nonprofits to file their Forms 990 and some charity filings electronically

Accounting Servicestop

www.CommunityAccountants.org – pro bono accounting services for nonprofits

Insurance and Risk Managementtop

www.ani-rrg.org – Alliance of Nonprofits for Insurance, Risk Retention Group, a 501(c)(3) organization that provides liability insurance tailored exclusively for 501(c)(3) nonprofits in many states
www.nonprofitrisk.org – Nonprofit Risk Management Center provides information, including tutorials, on managing risk in the nonprofit sector

Connecting Charities with Volunteerstop

www.VolunteerMatch.com – match service for volunteers and nonprofit community
www.VolunteerWay.org – United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania database of volunteering opportunities in the Delaware Valley area
www.Idealist.org – project of Action Without Borders, global directory of 40,000 nonprofits in 165 countries lists volunteer opportunities, consultants, and job openings
www.NetworkforGood.org – online database of volunteer and donor opportunities
www.energizeinc.com – volunteer management materials and newsletter
www.pointsoflight.org – information on volunteer management
www.servenet.org – database to post volunteer opportunities
www.PhilaCares.org – Philadelphia Cares matches volunteers with Philadelphia area charities

Legal Resourcestop

www.IRS.gov – Internal Revenue Service
www.USPTO.gov – United States Patent and Trademark Office
www.HHS.gov – United States Department of Health and Human Services
www.dos.state.pa.us – Pennsylvania Department of State, Bureau of Charitable Organizations, handles Charitable Solicitation Registration and maintains a database of 6,000 charities in Pennsylvania
www.nasconet.org – National Association of State Charity Officials, includes the Multi-State charitable Registration and Financial Report Forms
www.icnl.org – International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, training and educational materials for charities in 90 countries
www.philadelphialawworks.org – Philadelphia LawWorks Business Law Pro Bono Project
www.learnfoundationlaw.org – Learn Foundation Law

Online Searchable Databases and Tools to Evaluate Charitiestop

www.GuideStar.org – searchable database of 1,000,000 charities, including Forms 990 and tools to research and evaluate them
www.Give.org – Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance offers tools to search and evaluate charities
www.charitynavigator.org – searchable database of charities with tools to evaluate them
www.irs.gov/charities – IRS Publication 78 searchable directory of charities

Nonprofit Associations/Advocacy Groupstop

www.independentsector.org – Independent Sector, a coalition of nonprofits, foundations, and corporations
www.allianceforjustice.org – Alliance for Justice, nonprofit advocacy group
www.nsfre.org – The Association of Fundraising Professionals
www.cof.org – Council on Foundations
www.pano.org – Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations
www.ncna.org – National Council of Nonprofit Organizations
www.dvg.org – Delaware Valley Grantmakers Association

Employment Listingstop

www.nonprofitjobs.org – Community Career Center postings of charitable organization jobs
www.dotorgjobs.com – Philanthropy database of job postings in nonprofit sector
www.opportunitynocs.org – online classifieds for nonprofit sector

Nonprofit Newstop

www.NPTimes.com – Nonprofit Times, a monthly publication on nonprofit management
www.PNNONline.org – Philanthropy News Network, a daily online news service reporting on issues relevant for nonprofits
www.fdncenter.org – Philanthropy News Digest, a weekly news service that publishes philanthropy-related articles
www.Philanthropy.com – the online version of The Chronicle of Philanthropy, includes job postings

Donation Portalstop

www.JustGive.org – 1,000 charities in 19 categories that meet certain criteria
www.NYCharities.org – portal for charities based in New York State
www.CharityWeb.net – online donation engine
www.Contribute.com – online donation engine
www.Donate.net – online donation engine

Charity Mallstop

www.CharityUSA.com
www.Heartof.com
www.iGive.com
www.MyCause.com

Funding Opportunitiestop

www.dli.state.pa.us – PennSERVE site, with Americorps and other grant opportunities for PA based charities
www.nonprofitfinancefund.org – Nonprofit Finance Fund provides funding opportunities, loans and workshops
www.PhilaFound.org – Philadelphia Foundation, provides grants and resources for Philadelphia based nonprofits

Please note that this list is intended for informational purposes only. It is updated periodically, and suggested additions are welcome. The above website links are not under the control of Laura Solomon, Esq. & Associates.  These links are provided for convenience or reference only and are not intended as an endorsement or a warranty of any type regarding the websites or information on the websites. Clients should feel free to contact Laura Solomon, Esq. & Associates with questions or requests for additional resources.