and using technology
established Cape Cod nonprofits
resources for nonprofits
March 07, 2017
Alliance for Nonprofit Management
us: "The Alliance for Nonprofit Management is the professional
association of individuals and organizations devoted to improving the
management and governance capacity of nonprofits—to assist nonprofits
in fulfilling their mission. The Alliance is a learning community
that promotes quality in nonprofit capacity
building. The Alliance convenes a major annual conference,
networks colleagues year-round online, and provides member discounts on
books and other publications."
on Foundations (COF)
us: "The Council on Foundations is a membership organization of
more than 2,000
grantmaking foundations and giving programs worldwide. We
provide leadership expertise, legal services and networking
opportunities—among other services—to our
members and to the general public."
CSR Wire is published
by the Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire Service, which describes
itself as "the
leading source of corporate responsibility and sustainability press
releases, reports, and news." See especially the "Press
release from the
United Parcel Service of America, Inc.: Nonprofits
Still Find It
Difficult to Manage Volunteers, Study Says" (February 20,
Service Corps of New England
Executive Service Corps of New England (ESC) is a regional, nonprofit
corporation headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
"ESC is dedicated to improving the quality of life
in the communities we serve by providing high-quality, affordable
consulting services, resources, and mentors to nonprofits and educational
leaders seeking to address critical organizational issues.
"We accomplish these goals by drawing upon an
extensive volunteer network of senior-level executives and professionals
who are committed to helping public service organizations more effectively
serve their constituents."
Ten Years of Social Enterprise" (May 4, 2004)
Back to Business Basics for Nonprofits"
(February 23, 2004)
"Leadership: A Matter of
Groupthink?" (February 23, 2004)
for Nonprofit Organizations
us: "The Center seeks to expand
understanding and accelerate critical thinking about civil society among
scholars, practitioners, policy makers and the general public, by
encouraging scholarship, developing curriculum, fostering mutual
learning between academics and practitioners, and shaping policies that
enhance the sector and its role in society."
Internet Nonprofit Center (Idealist.org)
The Internet Nonprofit Center publishes
the Nonprofit FAQ, a
resource of information provided by participants in many online
discussions about nonprofits and their work. First-time users may want
to look at the Guide
to using the FAQ.
National Assembly of State Arts
"The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) is the
membership organization that unites, represents, and serves the nation's
state and jurisdictional arts agencies."
National Council of Nonprofit
us: "The NCNA advances the vital role and capacity of the nonprofit sector
in civil society and supports and give voice to state and regional
associations of nonprofit organizations."
Business Solutions (NBS)
"Nonprofit Business Solutions (NBS) assists
nonprofit organizations of all sizes in creating a balance in their fund
development by aiding in the assessment and implementation of
This Web site provides instruction and practical hands-on exercises for
nonprofits interested in exploring the possibilities of earned income.
are designed to help identify and assess a nonprofit's current assets, as
well as the earned-income opportunities these assets may present."
Good Practice Guide
"We provide key information designed to help manage
your nonprofit organization efficiently and effectively."
Sector New England
"Third Sector New England provides information and
services to build the knowledge, power, and effectiveness of nonprofit
organizations that engage people in community and public life. We act
also to promote wider recognition of community-based organizations as
the primary stewards of our core societal values. The ultimate intention
of our work is to create a more just and democratic society."
Planned Giving and Charitable Donations:
A Guide from MoneyGeek.com
"Giving to charity isn’t just good for your
soul; it’s also good for your bottom line. By strategically choosing the
method of planned giving that works best for you, you not only get to
help a cause that you believe in but you can also potentially qualify
for tax deductions. Learn more about the major types of planned giving
and benefits you can pursue, as well as how to avoid charity-related
scams, with our guide to charitable donations."
Chronicle of Philanthropy, "Getting the Best
Results from Brainstorming," March 18, 2004. A good story
that talks about the International Fund for Animal Welfare in Yarmouth
Fast Company, "The Support
Economy, Voices for Change":
"The Support Economy discussion group seeks voices for change.
Twentieth-century capitalism and its business models are in a downward
spiral. A new capitalism for our times -- and new business models
-- are only beginning to emerge. As consumers, we are frustrated
and mistrustful. As employees, we are resentful and exhausted. How
can we jump the curve from the old world to the new?"