Fundraising & Grant Writing

  • Funding Alert
    Monthly e-mail with current funding opportunities sorted by category. Published by the Society for Nonprofit Organizations.
  • Resource Development Course
    Distance education course in resource development taught by an expert in the field - Jimmie Alford.
  • 50 State Fundraising Compliance Guide
    Learn about fundraising compliance. 41 states requires charitable solicitation registration. Find out how to register and stay compliant.
  • Grant Proposals
    Links to tips and techniques compiled by
  • American Association of Fundraising Counsel
    Since 1935, AAFRC Member Firms have served clients of every size and purpose-from local to international-in the arts, culture, and humanities; health; education; human services; religion; advocacy; public/society benefit; the environment and wildlife; and international affairs-in cities, suburbs and rural areas-virtually every type of nonprofit organization. Each year, the Association publishes, Giving USA to provide the latest facts and figures on philanthropic giving (Some of the charts from this publication are available on the web site).
  • Aspen Institute: Nonprofit Sector Research Fund
    The Nonprofit Sector Research Fund supports and disseminates relevant, high quality research to improve the operations of nonprofit organizations and inform public policies affecting them.
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
    For more than 40 years, AFP has been the standard-bearer for professionalism in fundraising.  The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents 25,000 members in 165 chapters throughout the United States , Canada and Mexico , working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs. AFP also offers excellent guidelines on the use of various types of contracted fundraising.
  • Carnegie Library Foundation Center
    The Foundation Center is a resource for nonprofit organizations and individuals seeking information about grants and grantmaking organizations.
  • Council on Foundations -- Looking for a Grant or Grant Funding?
    The Foundation Center is an independent national service organization established by foundations to provide an authoritative source of information on foundation and corporate giving.
    Donordigital, LLC, was founded in October 1999 by Nick Allen and Mal Warwick.  Donordigital is a company that helps nonprofits use the Internet for fundraising, marketing, advocacy, and e-commerce.  Based in San Francisco , California , Donordigital develops Internet strategies and membership and fundraising programs, builds Web sites, helps organizations arrange sponsorships with major Internet sites, and runs online promotions.
  • Environmental Grant Makers Association
    The EGA exists as a voluntary association of foundations and giving programs concerned with the protection of the natural environment.
  • Foundation Center: Finding Funders
    The Center's mission is to foster public understanding of the foundation field by collecting, organizing, analyzing, and disseminating information on foundations, corporate giving, and related subjects.
  • Fund$Raiser Cyberzine
    A FREE digital magazine dedicated to bringing the world the latest and most complete news and ideas in fundraising.
  • Funding Opportunities database
    Maintained by the Community of Science Web Site (Subscription Required)
  • Grant Getting Page
    Maintained by the University of Illinois at Chicago .
  • Grants Information Center
    The Grants Information Center is located in Memorial Library at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. It is one of a network of approximately 200 collections established by the Foundation Center , an independent national service organization in New York , to provide an authoritative source of information on foundation and corporate giving for nonprofit organizations.
  • Instrumentl
    Instrumentl puts grant search on autopilot for environmental nonprofits. Nonprofits provide basic information about their programs and projects and Instrumentl intelligently matches them with relevant funding opportunities and helps to manage their process. Subscribers save dozens of hours and thousands of dollars that they'd otherwise spend tracking down the best leads for their work.
  • Law for Change
    Many states have extensive regulations on fundraising. Law for Change, developed and managed by the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation, lists the regulations for each state. Find information on your state.
  • Marquette University - Memorial Library - Funding Information Center
    Marquette University's Funding Information Center is one of over two hundred worldwide cooperating collections of the Foundation Center in New York City. A Resource for Nonprofit Organizations, Grantseekers and Fundraisers
  •, LLC
    Fundraising consultants and makers of the Compleat Angler free fundraising software.
  • SPINPlus
    Sponsored Programs Information Network (InfoEd) - The #1 Source of Funding Information. It is a computer database with detailed and up-to-the-minute information about thousands of Federal and Non-Federal funding opportunities. (Click on Pre & Post Award)
  • The Grantsmanship Center
    "The nonprofit sector's leading source of training and funding information."

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