Nonprofit organizations are governed by a Board, as established in their by-laws. Well-developed boards oversee nonprofits' day-to-day operations, help fundraise and often act as the public face of the nonprofit organization.
National Council of Nonprofits
The National Council of Nonprofits is a trusted resource and advocates for America’s charitable nonprofits, serving as a central coordinator and mobilizer to help nonprofits achieve greater collective impact in local communities across the country.
Center for Civic Partnerships
The Center for Civic Partnerships is a support organization that strengthens individuals, organizations and communities by facilitating learning, leadership development and networking.
Board Development Resources
BoardSource increases the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations through their consulting practice, publications, tools, and membership program.
A national collaborative network of communities working locally to enhance nonprofit board governance and connect nonprofit boards with new leaders.
A free online publication of the A.J. Fletcher Foundation, helping foster understanding, support, and employment in the nonprofit and philanthropic world.
A helpful website that provides information to and about nonprofit organizations through its Nonprofit FAQ database and Nonprofit Locator database.
Nonprofit Programs & Events
Thinking about starting a nonprofit? These types of organizations are formed to fulfill a mission. Is this the right path for you?
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Learn the basics of successful grant seeking and how to get started using Foundation Directory Online to find potential private foundation funders for your 501c3 nonprofit. Participants must be comfortable working in the Windows environment and using the Internet.