Nonprofit Resources

Management Supporttop – 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 Resourcestop – formerly National Center for Nonprofit Boards – electronic newsletter for nonprofit directors – matchmaking service for nonprofit boards and volunteers

Technologytop – 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 – online philanthropy resources and support
– 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
– thermometer widget, a free fundraising resource available for any organization looking to track their fundraising progress online
– project of National Center for Charitable Statistics, free software allows nonprofits to file their Forms 990 and some charity filings electronically

Accounting Servicestop – pro bono accounting services for nonprofits

Insurance and Risk Managementtop – 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 Volunteerstop – 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 – database to post volunteer opportunities – Philadelphia Cares matches volunteers with Philadelphia area charities

Legal Resourcestop – Internal Revenue Service – United States Patent and Trademark Office – 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 Charitiestop – 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 Groupstop – Independent Sector, a coalition of nonprofits, foundations, and corporations – Alliance for Justice, nonprofit advocacy group – The Association of Fundraising Professionals – Council on Foundations – Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations – National Council of Nonprofit Organizations – Delaware Valley Grantmakers Association

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

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

Donation Portalstop – 1,000 charities in 19 categories that meet certain criteria – portal for charities based in New York State – online donation engine – online donation engine – online donation engine

Charity Mallstop

Funding Opportunitiestop – 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.