Management Support – nonprofit discussion forums and articles – LaSalle Nonprofit Center, provides resources for nonprofits in the Delaware Valley, Pennsylvania – Evergreen State Society resources and discussion groups

Board Resources – formerly National Center for Nonprofit Boards – matchmaking service for nonprofit boards and volunteers

Technology – web services targeted to small and medium-sized nonprofits to help build and manage internet presence, including website, database, fundraising, and advocacy tools – free websites for nonprofits
– comprehensive tech services for nonprofits at reduced fees
– portal to the nonprofit technology world, with links to discount tech – Community Technology Center Network, national nonprofit organization of 1,000 independent community technology centers
– Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network, includes TechFinder, a free online directory of tech services for nonprofits

Accounting Services – pro bono accounting services for nonprofits

Insurance and Risk Management – 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 – Nonprofit Risk Management Center provides information, including tutorials, on managing risk in the nonprofit sector

Connecting Charities with Volunteers – match service for volunteers and nonprofit community – United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania database of volunteering opportunities in the Delaware Valley area – project of Action Without Borders, global directory of 40,000 nonprofits in 165 countries lists volunteer opportunities, consultants, and job openings – online database of volunteer and donor opportunities – volunteer management materials and newsletter – information on volunteer management

Legal Resources – Internal Revenue Service – United States Department of Health and Human Services – Pennsylvania Department of State, Bureau of Charitable Organizations, handles Charitable Solicitation Registration and maintains a database of 6,000 charities in Pennsylvania – National Association of State Charity Officials, includes the Multi-State charitable Registration and Financial Report Forms – International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, training and educational materials for charities in 90 countries – Philadelphia LawWorks Business Law Pro Bono Project – Learn Foundation Law

Online Searchable Databases and Tools to Evaluate Charities – searchable database of 1,000,000 charities, including Forms 990 and tools to research and evaluate them – Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance offers tools to search and evaluate charities – searchable database of charities with tools to evaluate them – IRS Publication 78 searchable directory of charities

Nonprofit Associations/Advocacy Groups – Independent Sector, a coalition of nonprofits, foundations, and corporations – Alliance for Justice, nonprofit advocacy group – Council on Foundations – Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations – National Council of Nonprofit Organizations

Employment Listings – Community Career Center postings of charitable organization jobs – Philanthropy database of job postings in nonprofit sector – online classifieds for nonprofit sector

Nonprofit News – Nonprofit Times, a monthly publication on nonprofit management – the online version of The Chronicle of Philanthropy, includes job postings

Donation Portals – portal for charities based in New York State – online donation engine

Charity Malls

Funding Opportunities – PennSERVE site, with Americorps and other grant opportunities for PA based charities – Nonprofit Finance Fund provides funding opportunities, loans and workshops – 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.