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National Web Resources
- American Arts Alliance
National arts advocacy organization
whose membership is made up of arts organizations.
- Americans for the Arts
The Council's parent organization and the nation's leading arts information
clearinghouse with a 40-year record of objective arts industry
- Arts & Business Council Inc.®
Our national organization.
This site has links to the other affiliates throughout the United
- Business Committee for the Arts
organization that brings business and the arts together.
- Board Café
An electronic newsletter
exclusively for members of nonprofit boards of directors.
A nonprofit organization
dedicated to building stronger nonprofit boards and stronger nonprofit
organizations. Site also includes online bookstore of resources.
- The Complete Toolkit for Boards
A comprehensive library of online tools that covers nearly every aspect of effective nonprofit operations, offering everything from fact sheets and forms to board manuals and sample policies.
Home of the Richard Florida
- Creativity Connection
Creativity Connection, a program of the Arts & Business Council of Americans for the Arts, helps corporations to surface creativity through high-quality arts-based learning programs, custom-designed and delivered by the world's leading experts.
With Email Marketing by Constant Contact®, you can create high-impact, professional-looking emails—fast and with no technical expertise—and build strong, successful, and lasting relationships with your customers, clients, or members.
Search Engine Watch provides tips and information about searching the web, analysis of the search engine industry and help to site owners trying to improve their ability to be found in search engines.
VerticalResponse is the easy-to-use, web-based marketing solution that helps you grow your organization through email marketing and printed postcards.
- Chronicle of Philanthropy
National newspaper that focuses on philanthropy and trends in nonprofits.
- Council On Foundations
of more than 2000 grantmaking foundations and giving programs worldwide.
- Foundation Center
Offers digest of fundraising
news, grantmaker information, an online library, and a marketplace
of fundraising-related books, CD-ROMs and seminars.
- Grantsmanship Center
Offers grantsmanship training
and low-cost publications to nonprofits.
- Institute of Museum and Library Services
An independent, federal
grant-making agency dedicated to creating and sustaining a nation
of learners. Supports all types of museums, from art and
history to science and zoos, and all types of libraries and archives,
from public and academic to research and school.
- National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment
for the Arts is a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence
in the arts—both new and established—bringing the arts to all
Americans, and providing leadership in arts education.
- National Endowment for the Humanities
agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research,
education, preservation and public programs in the humanities.
- Alliance for Nonprofit Management
Professional association of individuals and organizations devoted to improving the management and governance capacity of nonprofits - to assist nonprofits in fulfilling their mission.
- Center for Nonprofit Management
Provides strategic planning, consulting, management and technology solutions at little or no cost to eligible nonprofit organizations.
A database of more than
850,000 IRS-recognized nonprofit organizations.
- Independent Sector
A coalition of leading
nonprofits, foundations and corporations strengthening not-for-profit
initiative, philanthropy and citizen action.
- Leader to Leader Institute
Provides information and
resources to further its mission to lead social sector organizations
toward excellence in performance.
- Management Assistance Program for Nonprofits
Great source of templates
and materials for nonprofit managers and boards.
- Nonprofit Charitable Organizations
An updated collection of
interesting nonprofit links and articles.
Information on starting
and running a nonprofit organization.
- Nonprofit Genie
Provides information and
resources for the nonprofit community.
- Nonprofit Hub
A site created to help
the nonprofit neophyte—whether student, staff member, volunteer,
donor or simply a citizen—with a question about jargon used in
the nonprofit world or an aspect of management or fundraising practices.
- Nonprofit Risk Management Center
Helps nonprofit staff and
volunteers control risks so they can focus on their missions.
- Nonprofit Sector Research Fund
Awards research grants and
convenes leaders to expand knowledge of the nonprofit sector and
philanthropy, improve nonprofit practices, and inform public policy
related to nonprofits.
- Support Center for Nonprofit Management
and training organization that seeks to help nonprofits utilize
the best management tools and concepts to help them best serve their
A technology site geared towards nonprofit organizations.
- Energize Inc.
Contains extensive resources
on all aspects of volunteerism especially for leaders of volunteers.
- Taproot Foundation
Every year, hundreds of nonprofit organizations rely on the Taproot Foundation’s award winning Service Grant program to provide millions of dollars worth of pro bono marketing, HR and IT consulting services that better equip them to tackle our society’s toughest challenges.
- Volunteer IMPACT Fund
The Volunteer IMPACT Fund is a collaborative grantmaking initiative to influence positive community change by helping organizations manage volunteers more effectively, unleashing the power of communities.
VolunteerResource.org is a comprehensive library of resources and effective practices on volunteering and volunteer management.