Alliance for Justice has a Foundation Advocacy Initiative, which seeks to educate grantmakers on their legal rights to support advocacy work through workshops and on-going technical assistance.
Aspen Institute An international nonprofit educational institute dedicated to enhancing the quality of leadership through information and dialogue.
Benton Foundation Bridging the worlds of philanthropy, public policy, and community action, Benton seeks to shape the emerging communications environment and to demonstrate the value of communications for solving social problems.
BoardSource Nationwide information center on boards. Helps design board training, publishes material on nonprofit management.
The Council on Foundations Provides education, training, professional development, and publications to help grantmakers respond to society and public issues.
The Foundation Center A national source of factual data on philanthropy. Publications and network of library reference collections help grantseekers identify funding sources.
GrantCraft Offers resources from grantmakers for grantmakers on the tools and techniques of effective grant making. Among the tools available are guides, videos, and case studies that present the practitioners view of philanthropy.
Guidestar Information about programs and finances of more than 600,000 American charities and nonprofits. Includes news stories on philanthropy and resources for donors and volunteers.
Helping.org Online database of 620,000 charities and 20,000 volunteer opportunities run by the AOL Foundation - the nonprofit arm of America Online, Inc.
National Charities Information Bureau Develops and supports sound standards in philanthropy to help contributors make wise decisions.
The National Council of Nonprofit Association State-by-state support network for nonprofit organizations.
Policy.com Policy news and information service.
Affinity Group Sites:
Affinity groups and Grantmaker associations represent a variety of different issues and population groups. This list is intended for grantmakers and trustees seeking a greater understanding of a particular area of philanthropy.
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