Resources

The Foundation Center Online: courses, fundraiser support services, database of grantmakers, publications

Compasspoint: workshops, conferences, publications

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: jobs, giving trends, statistics

The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University: The Fund Raising School, degree programs, research, women’s philanthropy

Nonprofit Tech 2.0: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits

Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement’s donor research links

 

Philanthropy:

Guidestar: comprehensive nonprofit directory

GreatNonprofits: mission is to inspire and inform donors and volunteers, enable nonprofits to show their impact, and promote greater feedback and transparency

Universal Giving: helping people give and volunteer with top-performing organizations all over the world

Charity Navigator: unique organizational evaluation system

Inspired Philanthropy: creating giving plans

Family Circle Advisors: giving strategies for families

Women Donors Network

Full Circle Fund

 

Get Inspired – Social Entrepreneurs/Innovators:

TED: Ideas Worth Spreading

Ashoka.org

Echoing Green

Skoll Foundation

Net Impact

Start Out

Next Billion

B Corp

 

SF Bay Area:

Development Executives Roundtable

Association of Fundraising Professionals – Golden Gate Chapter

Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership

 

Blogroll:

Blue Avocado

The Nonprofit Quarterly

PhilanTopic

Social Velocity