Bank of America Philanthropic Solutions
Site that provides detailed information about the grantmaking focus of approximately 70 foundations, including their missions, application procedures, proposal deadlines, and contact information. Currently (2010), the site is an introductory portal for foundations distributing charitable grants in: California, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.
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."
Carolyn's Nonprofit Blog
By Carolyn M. Appleton, CFRE. Mainly about fundraising, but often mentioning volunteers.
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.
Donor Dream Blog (Category: Volunteers)
Erik Anderson writes this blog about donor relations and one of his categories is volunteers -- specifically how to work with nonprofit boards of directors. This link takes you to the compilation of posts archived under "volunteer," but you can also view posts on fundraising and other topics.
The Foundation Center FAQs
The venerable Foundation Center site has lots of information for grantseekers, and this FAQ list is great, especialy for beginners.
"Because non-profit shouldn't be non-fun." Blog and an e-newsletter by Canadian Rory Green, which she self-describes as "One grrl's cheeky observations about life in fundraising."
The Grantsmanship Center Magazine
Archives of articles on all aspects of fundraising.
Great amount of information on how to fundraise through grants.
How to Plan and Participate in Giving Tuesday and Other ‘Giving Day’ Events
The Chronicle of Philanthropy offers a range of downloadable resources on how to make the most of single-day fundraisers.
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 for Social Entrepreneurs
Jerr Boschee is a leading authority on social entrepreneurship, the strategy of building economically viable businesses that focus on sustainable development and serving community needs. This site provides information, education and training resources to help launch and expand social enterprises in the United States and around the world. Many free resources to download.
Institute of Fundraising (UK)
Look to the Stars: Charitable and Philanthropic Celebrities
Searchable site on the philanthropic work of 3000+ celebrities -- what causes they support with volunteering and money.
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.
PACE - Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement
A learning community, not a funding community, of grantmakers and donors committed to strengthening democracy by using the power, influence and resources of philanthropy to open pathways to civic, democratic and community participation. PACE does not make grants or serve as a conduit for those seeking grants from PACE members.
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.
SignUp.com Blog (formerly VolunteerSpot)
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.
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.
Social Velocity (blog)
Focused on helping nonprofits create a growth or strategic plan, determine how to bring more money in the door, and get their boards engaged and invested.
Social Ventures Partners
"A network of engaged philanthropists who believe that they can have a positive impact on their communities and who use innovative strategies to address complex social issues."
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.
Youth in Philanthropy - Association of Fundraising Professionals
This section of AFP’s website is devoted to efforts to encourage young people to become actively involved in philanthropy and fundraising.
Youth Service America Blog
Youth Service America shares current news, information, and grant opportunities from the service-learning and youth service fields, including stories of youth successful in helping their communities.