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The recognized leader in nonprofit board leadership, BoardSource supports, trains, and educates nonprofit leaders from across the country and throughout the world. With almost three decades of experience, BoardSource provides leaders with an extensive range of tools, resources, and research data to increase board effectiveness and strengthen organizational impact.

FREE Monthly Giving Marketing Kit – The Secrets to Gaining and Retaining Monthly Donors

DonorPerfect created this free Monthly Giving Marketing Kit to help you retain more donors and raise more money, year after year. This is Part 2 of the Monthly Giving Series. Monthly Giving Series.

Charity Village – Canada’s supersite for the nonprofit sector  

Charity Village offers 3,000 pages of news, jobs, information, and resources for executives, staffers, donors, and volunteers. If philanthropy and volunteerism are part of your world, this is your place.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Chronicle of Philanthropy is the newspaper of the nonprofit world. It is the No. 1 news source, in print and online, for charity leaders, fundraisers, grant makers, and other people involved in the philanthropic enterprise.

Consumer World

Consumer World boasts over 1,500 of the most useful consumer resources on the Internet categorized for easy access.

Contributions Magazine: The How-to Source for Nonprofit Staff & Volunteers for the past 23 years

Contribution Magazine is now online and FREE for nonprofit staff and volunteers. Renowned columnists and other well-known fundraising and nonprofit experts share their hard-won wisdom in each issue.

e-Volunteerism: The Electronic Journal of the Volunteer Community

e-Volunteerism: The Electronic Journal of the Volunteer Community is a quarterly subscription publication that combines the best characteristics of a printed professional journal with the capacity of the Internet, providing leaders of volunteer efforts with cutting-edge information from around the world.

Fund$Raiser Cyberzine

Fund$Raiser Cyberzine is a nonprofit fundraising-oriented online magazine committed to the needs and interests of smaller, grassroots organizations.

Leader to Leader

The Drucker Foundation’s award- winning quarterly journal, Leader to Leader, offers cutting-edge thinking on leadership, management, and strategy written by top thought leaders from the private, public, and social sectors.


Pulse is a publication of The Alliance for Nonprofit Management that gives answers to FAQs on board development, financial management, fundraising and strategic planning as well as information on the happenings of the management support community and nonprofit sector.

The Nonprofit Quarterly

The Nonprofit Quarterly is a unique print magazine that leaders count on to provide them with values based management information and proven practices.

The NonProfit Times

Published twenty-two times a year, the Nonprofit Times is the leading business publication for nonprofit management. Along with news, management and how-to pieces, this publication gives readers independent consumer surveying regarding the charitable sector.

The Philanthropy Journal

The Philanthropy Journal provides readers with a daily website and weekly email bulletin, delivering online news and information about philanthropy and nonprofits.

The Philanthropy Roundtable

The Philanthropy Roundtable is a national association of individual donors, corporate giving representatives, foundation staff and trustees, and trust and estate officers.

The Society For Nonprofit Organizations

The Society For Nonprofit Organizations is a great resource for board members, paid staff, and volunteers who lead or help nonprofit organizations.

Nonprofit Technology News

Nonprofit Technology News is a source for product research. Set up as a vertical search engine for products and services in the nonprofit sector, Nonprofit Technology News makes it easy to find the right products to help you achieve your mission.


TechSoup is a nonprofit with a clear focus: providing other nonprofits and libraries with technology that empowers them to fulfill their missions and serve their communities. Learning resources, including articles, blogs, free webinars, and forums led by expert hosts are available to all users. Once qualified with TechSoup, nonprofits and libraries can access 400+ technology products from more than 40 donor partners — including Microsoft, Adobe, Cisco, Intuit, and Symantec.

Volunteer Today

Volunteer Today is an e-newsletter for those who manage the work of volunteers in nonprofit, government, or corporate programs. Its aim is twofold: to build the capacity of individuals to organize effective volunteer programs, and to enhance the profession of volunteer management.

Nonprofit World

Published since 1983, Nonprofit World provides busy nonprofit leaders with concise and practical articles with advice that can be easily implemented.

The Giving Institute

Composed of many member organizations that provide help to nonprofits, the Giving Institute strives to elevate the fundraising, consulting, and nonprofit services industry and enhance the philanthropic sector. Their news section offers a wide variety of valuable resources for nonprofits.

Nonprofit PRO

NonProfit PRO is the go-to source for nonprofit management and strategy. Developed for thought leaders and innovators, Nonprofit PRO will keep you updated on a wide range of topics, like human resources, board and volunteer management, technology, tax and legal matters, and fundraising.


GuideStar is a complete source of information about U.S. charities and other nonprofit organizations there is. They have a database of more than 1.8 million IRS-recognized organizations, so you can easily find a charity to support, benchmark your own nonprofit’s performance, research the sector, and more.

Supporting Fundraising

Supporting Fundraising primarily focuses on the “back room,” including database management, fundraising software selection, data quality, data acquisition, policies and procedures, systems, web sites, e-philanthropy, reporting and analytics, finance and administration and other helpful resources and samples.


Idealware is a nonprofit that provides impartial, thoroughly-researched, and easy-to-understand resources to help nonprofits use technology to create greater social impact in their communities. Idealware’s publications, assessments, and training save nonprofits time and money by providing the guidance they need to decide what’s best for their organization.

National Philanthropic Trust

National Philanthropic Trust is a public charity dedicated to providing philanthropic expertise to donors, foundations and financial institutions, enabling them to realize their philanthropic aspirations. Their experienced staff of philanthropic professionals is fully prepared to help you establish and administer your donor-advised fund.

National Center for Charitable Statistics

The National Center for Charitable Statistics is the national clearinghouse of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States. The NCCS Webster contains a variety of tools and reports to help you learn more about the nonprofit sector.

Philanthropy News Digest

Philanthropy News Digest is a compendium in digest form of philanthropy-related articles and features culled from print and electronic media outlets nationwide. Published daily, each PND abstract summarizes the content of, or from, an original article, press or news release, or grantmaker Web site.


With a mission to unleash the most generous generation in the history of the world, NextAfter combines the perpetual learning of a marketing and fundraising Research Lab with the practical application of a Consultancy. NextAfter works alongside nonprofits to develop research as to why their donors give and put those learnings into practice to help them reach more people, acquire more donors, and generate more dollars.

MECLABS Institute

MECLABS is dedicated to using the Web as a laboratory to gain an understanding of the factors that influence human choice. MECLABS Institute works with leaders from organizations of all types and sizes to optimize their marketing and sales programs – and then teaches business leaders and practitioners what they’ve learned.

Nonprofits on Facebook

Nonprofits on Facebook Page is a resource for organizations, thought leaders, and individuals interested in harnessing a more connected world for social good. Nonprofits can use Facebook to educate supporters, inspire advocacy, and put people at the center of the issues they care about most.

About.Com – Nonprofit News Sources

While this page is littered with ads, it is still a great resource for nonprofit listing over thirty different informational links.

Beth’s Blog: How Connected Nonprofits Leverage Networks and Data for Social Change

One of the longest running and most popular blogs for nonprofits, Beth’s blog features endless methods to incorporate social media into your nonprofit’s mission. The author, Beth Kanter, is an internationally recognized trainer who has helped thousands of organizations integrate social media, network building, and relationship marketing best practices.

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