Resource Center for Nonprofits

General Nonprofit Management

Below are a variety of resources to consider around general nonprofit management and organizational capacity building.

California Association of Nonprofits is a statewide organization of 2,000 nonprofit organizations with a mission to strengthen and expand the professionalism, governance, influence, and effectiveness of California nonprofit organizations.

CompassPoint helps leaders, nonprofit organizations, and movements committed to social justice realize their full power.

The Center for Nonprofit Management fosters thriving communities in Southern California by ensuring that nonprofit leaders and organizations have the knowledge, skills, and resources to fulfill their mission.

GuideStar offers a searchable database of all IRS-recognized agencies, including foundations. Includes information from IRS tax form 990.

Independent Sector strengthens and mobilizes the nonprofit and philanthropic community in order to fulfill the vision of a just and inclusive society and a healthy democracy of active citizens, effective institutions, and vibrant communities.

The National Center for Responsive Philanthropy promotes philanthropy that serves the public good, is responsive to people and communities with the least wealth and opportunity, and is held accountable to the highest standards of integrity and openness.

National Council on Nonprofits serve as a central coordinator and mobilizer to help nonprofits achieve greater collective impact in local communities across the country. partners with experts in nonprofit management and online learning to make the best professional development resources available to you anywhere, anytime, at no cost. Choose from over 500 FREE curated learning resources – online courses, videos, and downloadable guides to support the most common nonprofit jobs including: Fundraising, Grant Writing, Leadership, Governance, Accounting and Finance, Operations, Marketing and Communications, Volunteer Engagement, and Program Management. (Yes, it’s really free).

Stanford Social Innovation Review is an award-winning magazine and website that covers cross-sector solutions to global problems. SSIR is written for and by social change leaders in the nonprofit, business, and government sectors who view collaboration as key to solving environmental, social, and economic justice issues.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy connects the nonprofit world with news, jobs and ideas