Actors Fund - A nonprofit, national human services organization that helps entertainment and performing arts professionals in theater, film, music, opera, television and dance through a broad spectrum of social, health, employment, and housing programs that address their essential and critical needs.
Alliance for Nonprofit Management - Professional association of individuals and organizations devoted to improving the management and governance capacity of nonprofits.
Aspiration - Assesses the viability, mission impact, distribution potential and sustainability of technology projects aimed at the non-profit market.
Center for Lobbying - Working to dispel the myths that lobbying by charities is unimportant, inappropriate, or illegal by providing information on the important role of lobbying in achieving an organization's mission.
Chrysalis - A nonprofit organization dedicated to helping economically disadvantaged and homeless individuals become self-sufficient through employment opportunities. It currently helps more than 2,000 individuals a year change their lives through jobs.
CompassPoint Nonprofit Services - A consulting, research, and training organization providing nonprofits with management tools, strategies, and resources to lead change in their communities. Works with community-based nonprofits in executive transition, planning, boards of directors, finance systems and business planning, fundraising, and technology.
Easter Seals - Easter Seals provides services to help children and adults with disabilities gain greater independence so they can achieve their goals.
Foundation Center, The - A source of information on philanthropy in the US and the world. Provides an access to data and analytical reports as well as information on learning opportunities in philanthropy.
Fund for Wild Nature - Invests in grassroots organizations and conservation efforts that meet emerging needs for protecting biodiversity and wilderness.
Klein and Roth Consulting - Helps organizations build strong fundraising programs that are mission-driven. Provides practical, hands-on advice, grounded in social justice values.
Mission Continues, The - Awards community service fellowships to post-9/11 veterans, empowering them to transform their own lives by serving others and directly impacting their communities. Mission Continues Fellows serve for six months at a local nonprofit organization addressing key educational, environmental or social issues. Each Fellow works to achieve a post-fellowship goal of full time employment and/or pursuit of higher education, while maintaining a permanent role of public service.
National Council of Nonprofit Associations (NCNA)- Helps state associations of nonprofits to increase the impact, influence, and effectiveness of local nonprofits by providing information, training and leadership. It also advocates for state associations and the nonprofit sector by providing information to-and negotiating with-national policymakers and the business community.
Network for Good - Tools and resources for helping your nonprofit make the most of the Internet.
Nonprofit Explorer - In April 2013, the IRS released structured data culled from the tax returns of almost 616,000 tax-exempt organizations. Use this ProPublica database to find organizations and see details like their executive compensation, revenue and expenses, as well as download their tax filings going back as far as 2001.
Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) - NFF serves both nonprofits and their funders, offering an integrated package of financial and advisory services, including facilities and working capital loans and lines of credit; asset-building programs; intensive workshops; nonprofit business analyses, and other consultations to help nonprofit management understand the impact on their finances of management and program decisions.
Nonprofit Tech for Good - A social and mobile media resource for nonprofit professionals providing information, news, and resources related to nonprofit technology, online communications, and mobile and social fundraising.
NP Action - Assists nonprofits, their staffs, and supporting entities interested in increasing their participation in the policy and advocacy process. Its goal is to make nonprofits aware that they can advocate and to educate nonprofits on advocacy activities that are permissible.
OMB Watch - OMB Watch was formed in 1983 to lift the veil of secrecy shrouding the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which oversees regulation, the budget, information collection and dissemination, proposed legislation, testimony by agencies, and much more. OMB Watch concentrates on five main areas: Budget and government performance issues; Regulatory and government accountability; Information for democracy and community; Nonprofit advocacy and other cross-cutting nonprofit issues; and Nonprofit policy and technology.
Partners in Health (PIH) - PIH uses all means at its disposal to make people well-from pressuring drug manufacturers, to lobbying policy makers, to providing medical care and social services. Also see Resources page.
Self-Help - A community development financial institution (CDFI), one of the largest in the United States. Since its founding in 1980, Self-Help has provided $4.5 billion in financing to 45,000 homeowners small business owners, and other nonprofits, nationwide. Self-Help also operates three full-service credit unions to provide consumer loan products and services to mostly rural manufacturing communities. Provides financing, technical support and advocacy for those left out of the economic mainstream.
Tribeca Film Insitute (TFI) - A year-round nonprofit arts organization founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, and Craig Hatkoff. TFI empowers filmmakers through grants and professional development, and is a resource for and supporter of individual artists in the field.
United Way Bay Area - Bring together thousands of companies, non-profits, labor unions and individuals to develop larger strategies to tackle poverty.
USA.gov for Nonprofits - Provides information on a government-industry relations and regulations. Contains links to resources on grants, loans, management, operations, and tax information in the non-profit sector.
Will Rogers Institute - A national charitable organization dedicated to the support of lung research and developing new treatments and cures for pulmonary diseases and disorders.
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