Benevon Model of Fundraising
Benevon trains and coaches nonprofit organizations to implement a mission-based system for raising sustainable funding from individual donors. View free videos and read documents explaining the "Benevon Mondel."
Contributions Magazine Archive Library
Archived articles on all aspects of fundraising and other related issues from this bimonthly print publication. Also see section called "Panascope" for insightful articles by philanthropy expert, Jerold Panas.
The Foundation Center FAQs
The venerable Foundation Center site has lots of information for grantseekers, and this FAQ list is great, especialy for beginners.
The Grantsmanship Center Magazine
Archives of articles on all aspects of fundraising.
Great amount of information on how to fundraise through grants.
Frequent posts with hints for involving volunteers in live events of all sorts, from InitLive, a technology business that provides "our customers with the tools they need to support their team before, during, and after their event."
Institute of Fundraising (UK)
Network for Good Learning Center
Provides online fundraising services and training to nonprofit organizations through fundraising tools, e-newsletter communications, free teleconferences presented by industry leaders and its Learning Center. In 2008 it acquired ePhilanthropy.org.
Philanthropic Capacity Building Resource Database
Human Interaction Resource Institute offers snapshots of foundation funding for "capacity building." Page also gives Web site links to other sites concerned with nonprofit support.
PlanetFriendly.net - Promotion
"How to Organize & Promote an Event or Meeting" portal and guide for activists.
PTO Today "Focus on Fundraising"
Archived articles on all sorts of fundraising ideas for leaders of parent/teacher groups but applicable to any organization.
Free online volunteer scheduling service with a lot of useful options, especially template sign-up sheets and reminders to volunteers via e-mail and text. There are also fee-based premium levels for very large organizations.
Any one person is connected to any other person through six or fewer relationships, because it's a small world. SixDegrees.org (founded by Kevin Bacon and Network for Good) is about using this idea to accomplish something good (social networking with a social conscience). Support favorite charities by donating or creating fundraising *badges* - as well as check out the favorite causes of other people, including celebrities.
Venture Philanthropy Partners
"A philanthropic investment organization that helps great leaders build strong, high-performing nonprofit institutions."
Free site designed to enable anyone to quickly mobilize, coordinate , and schedule volunteers in their community, congregation and social network to accomplish projects more easily.
Online service to organize, manage, schedule and communicate with volunteers. The free version is especially good for scheduling volunteer shifts at events. The paid versions offer advanced features. Sponsor the vonteer matching site Happy Volunteering.
Online scheduling site VolunteerSpot's blog shares ideas, tips and best practices for informal volunteer leaders about improving the volunteer experience, fundraising and streamlining volunteer coordination.