Useful Publications and Links

Useful Publications

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The newspaper of the nonprofit world

Nonprofit Quarterly
Recent news and information in the nonprofit sector

Philanthropy Journal
News and resources for nonprofits

Philanthropy News Digest
News and jobs in the nonprofit sector

Philanthropy News Network
News and information for nonprofits

Planned Giving Today
Newsletter for planned giving professionals

Puget Sound Business Journal
Weekly newspaper with nonprofit news

The Nonprofit Times
Business publication for nonprofits

Regional Nonprofit Resources

King County Center Nonprofit and Philanthropy Resource Center
Information on nonprofit organizations, fundraising and philanthropy

Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
Regional association of grantseekers – bi-monthly meetings, trainings, conferences, list-serv, freelancer list, job listings, resources for grantwriters

Washington Planned Giving Council
Regional association of planned gifts – monthly meetings, trainings, conferences, resources for planned giving programs

Northwest Development Officers Association
Regional association of fundraisers -- bi-monthly meetings, trainings, conferences, job listings

Inland Northwest Development Council
Regional educational resource and forum for non-profits and volunteers

Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington
Regional association of fundraisers in Clark County – meetings, trainings, conferences, job listings

Executive Alliance
Talks, publications and resources that brings nonprofit leaders in the Puget Sound region together

Nonprofit and Philanthropy Resource Center at the Redmond Regional
Resource for print materials and electronic databases for fundraising, grantwriting and nonprofit assistance in the region; as well as an exhaustive nonprofit calendar

Philanthropy Northwest
The Northwest's regional association of grantmakers, maintains a directory of members which constitutes the definitive northwest listing of grantors.

Washington Secretary of State – Registered Charities Search
Organizations that fundraise in the state of Washington for charitable purposes are required to register with the Secretary of State's Charities Program.

University of Washington: Evan's School of Public Affairs
Research of nonprofit and philanthropic sector

Technology resources for nonprofits + consulting for Seattle area nonprofits

Other Nonprofit Resources

Charity Navigator
Evaluate the financial health of over 5,400 of America's largest charities

Charity Channel
Connects nonprofits world-wide

The Giving Institute
Connects nonprofit thought leaders world-wide

Better Business Bureau for Charities and Donors
Evaluate charities and reports on programs

Analyze and evaluate nonprofits

Network for Good
Donate and volunteer online, recruit donors and volunteers via the internet

Board Source
Holds annual conference for board members, fosters board leadership and provides resources for nonprofit board leaders

Council on Foundations
Resources, tools, webinars, and conferences that help bring legislators, educators, and other leaders together to accomplish philanthropic endeavors

Foundation Center
Authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them with tools and information

Independent Sector
Research, resources and a meeting ground for the leaders of America's charitable and philanthropic sector

Urban Institute
Conducts and disseminates research on the role and impact of nonprofit organizations and philanthropy

U.S. Government Nonprofit Information
Government grants, tax, and other information

National Center for Charitable Statistics
National clearinghouse of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States

National Committee of Responsive Philanthropy
Independent watch-dog of foundations

Nonprofit Advisors
Helps nonprofits succeed online

Nonprofit Fundraising and Grantwriting Management Library
Nonprofit fundraising and management guidance and resources

Leader to Leader Institute
Resources and advice for leaders who are strengthening the social sector

Alltop Fundraising News
Collection of top rated fundraising blogs

Prospect Research Resources

David Lamb Prospect Research Page
Personal recommendations for sites that are useful to a prospect researcher

Cecilia Hogan Prospect Research Page
Personal recommendations for sites that are useful to a prospect researcher

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