What is Capacity Building and Why is it Needed?

This web page explains why nonprofit capacity building is critical now, describes what nonprofit capacity building can accomplish, and offers suggestions for nonprofits in search of good sources for capacity building training. This section also provides suggestions for additional resources and specific tools that can be used... (continued)

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Nonprofit knowledge sharing - Rhode Island 501 Tech Club

A short presentation / discussion about IdeaEncore with the Rhode Island 501 Tech Club in in Providence, RI on 2/10/11. Provides overview of why nonprofit sharing is an impact multiplier and walks through screen/demo of finding resources, building your branded online nonprofit resource library, and... (continued)

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Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida webinar with IdeaEncore 7/13/10

These IdeaEncore webinar slides from 7/14/10 are available for download only by Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida members or affiliates. Please link your profile to them as your "Primary Professional Affiliation" (PPA) from your Dashboard >> My Individual Profile (edit tab). For... (continued)

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Finding Fundraising Software

Finding the right fundraising software solution can be a daunting task. This document will help you ensure that you are taking the right steps to find the best fit for your organization's needs.

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The Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations

A university-wide research center at Harvard University. Established in 1997 with a generous grant from Rita and Gus Hauser, the Center pursues disinterested research and education, promoting critical thinking about the importance, roles and performance of civic organizations. While our name speaks specifically... (continued)

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Nonprofit Literature Blog

This blog highlights articles, books, pamphlets, and other resources the Foundation Center Libraries obtains in order to provide easy access to the documents.

This blog highlights articles, books, pamphlets, and other resources the Foundation Center Libraries obtains in order to provide easy access to the documents.

http://cnl-librarian.blogspot.com/

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American Society of Association Directors (ASAE)

ASAE is the only national organization serving the needs of association professionals through its extensive education and certification programs, publications, research and information, public policy and public relations activities, and member services. With more than 23,000 individual members, ASAE is the... (continued)

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Project Management Today Magazine & Software Reviews

Since 1989 Project Manager Today has been carrying out in-depth, independent reviews of project management software and associated products.

Since 1989 Project Manager Today has been carrying out in-depth, independent reviews of project management software and associated products.

http://www.pmtoday.co.uk/content/en/software_review.aspx

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Business Owner's Toolkit

Producing approximately 700 publications in print and electronic form for accounting, legal, human resources, government and health care professionals. The site has a wonderful set of template forms any nonprofit can use in the following categories: Asset Protection, Business/Finance, Compensation & Benefits, Employee Management,... (continued)

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Nonprofit consultants can leverage their expertise to create more value

This webinar, sponsored by Nonprofit Direct, helps consultants understand some leading practices about sharing resources on IdeaEncore Network and what the benefits are of sharing

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Philanthropic Capacity Building Resources (PCBR) Database

The PCBR database contains 398 descriptions of capacity-building programs being carried out by U.S. foundations. From this database, you may obtain program profiles and conduct searches for programs under one or more search categories, as defined below. If you have questions about a specific program that... (continued)

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Bamboo Project Mantra

We believe that the greatest opportunity for nonprofit capacity-building lies in using new, collaborative web-based technologies to create a community that shares resources, ideas, information, etc. In the past, nonprofits were bound by geography and limited resources. But in a new networked world where technology tools are cheaper and... (continued)

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Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly

This journal is an international, interdisciplinary journal for nonprofit sector research. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (NVSQ) provides a forum for researchers from around the world to publish timely articles from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

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Internet Nonprofit Center

The home of the Nonprofit FAQ. The FAQ is based on "frequently asked questions" – and their answers – drawn from the 'Nonprofit' email discussion newsgroup newsgroup soc.org.nonprofit and other online resources. The resource links are in html form and cover some capacity and some program areas.

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Nonprofit FAQ: Nonprofit Terminology

Items of information and advice are included in this online resource. The items come from discussions on email lists, in UseNet, and other sources.

Items of information and advice are included in this online resource. The items come from discussions on email lists, in UseNet, and other sources.

http://www.idealist.org/info/Nonprofits/Basics1

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Nonprofit Online News

Source of nonprofit news, information, and opinion for the online nonprofit community. Nonprofit Online News follows the weblog model of short, readable items delivered on a regular basis. We provide the most recent news on the front page of our site, an email edition of the news to our subscribers, and an archive of all our past news items.

http://news.gilbert.org/

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Ngonet

An electronic networking resource for nongovernmental organizations in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, NGONet.org is administered by Freedom House Budapest under the Regional Networking Project. The Regional Networking Project encourages cross-border cooperation and communication between Central and East European NGOs,... (continued)

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Nonprofit FAQ: General Considerations

Items of information and advice are included in this online resource. The items come from discussions on email lists, in UseNet, and other sources.

Items of information and advice are included in this online resource. The items come from discussions on email lists, in UseNet, and other sources.

http://www.idealist.org/info/Nonprofits/Overview

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The NonProfit Times (NPT)

Published 24 times a year, is read by over 85,000 full time nonprofit executive management around the country. Each issue is packed with hard hitting and useful nonprofit news and business information on managing their organizations more effectively. Section on nonprofit jobs.

http://www.thenonprofittimes.com/

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Stanford Social Innovation Review

The mission at SSIR is to share substantive insights and practical experiences that will help those who work at improving society do it even better. Our contributors are a diverse group of faculty, thought-leaders, and executives. Our readers are leaders in the fields of nonprofit management, corporate social responsibility,... (continued)

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Nonprofit Expert

An index of nonprofit resources in many categories primarily based on amazon books in these categories and cross references to the Free Management Library index (making the latter a bit easier to navigate).

http://www.nonprofitexpert.com/

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The Nonprofit Good Practice Guide

The Nonprofit Good Practice Guide is a one-stop shop for widely-accepted and innovative nonprofit practices offering Preferred Practices and Pitfalls, Glossaries, Resources, Trends and Web site Profiles within ten topic areas. Npgoodpractice.org offers answers to virtually any question about managing nonprofits and... (continued)

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Connecticut Association of Nonprofits Resource Library

An online resource library organized by Principles & Practices such as: Starting a Nonprofit, CT Nonprofits’ Publications, Trade Publications, Governance (Boards), Development & Fundraising, Human Resources, Grants, Finance, Legal, Marketing & Public Relations, Technology, Volunteers, and Leadership Development

http://www.ctnonprofits.org/resources

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Information Wants to be Paid For

“Information wants to be free.” So free content , file-sharing of music seemed not only inevitable but hip, & those who suggested that we charge for digital content were decried as clueless. We forgot the 2nd half of Brand’s dichotomy: “Information wants to be expensive, because in an Information Age, nothing is so valuable as the right... (continued)

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Developing a Logic Model Practice Guide

Designing a logic model is an excellent way to simplify the complexity of a program and assimilate the causal linkages that are assumed to occur from the start of the program through to the impact it makes. Read this Practice Guide to understand why Logic Models are helpful and how to design one.

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NTEN CoP: A Conversation with IdeaEncore about Resource Sharing

Amy Sample Ward facilitated this highly interactive session on 7/22/11 to spark cross-functional and cross-sector discussion about how to accelerate and reward nonprofit technology resource sharing.

Every day, nonprofit organizations re-invent wheels – and mistakes – as they develop information and... (continued)

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IdeaEncore Overview Presentation

This overview of IdeaEncore Network covers the four key services offered to nonprofits and those who serve them. 1. Finding resources, 2. Sharing resources, 3. Creating online libraries, and 4. Partnering with IdeaEncore. Please contact us with questions. We look forward to supporting your nonprofit capacity building... (continued)

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Download Data on US Nonprofit Sector

If the FREE Nonprofit Sector Overview (link on page) and the Data Analysis Tools (link on page) are insufficient for your needs, you can download NCCS data for direct manipulation and analysis. Once you complete an online request form, NCCS will send you a price quote within one business day of receiving the form. The fee... (continued)

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Tip Sheet: Social Responsible Business Plan Competitions

The tip sheet highlights the details of favorite business plan competitions for triple bottom line endeavors.

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Infochangeindia

Daily development news channel, providing news, views, perspectives and debates on India 's social sector. Offers comprehensive coverage of several different issues including the environment, water resources, poverty, livelihoods, women, children, public health etc. This one-stop website on India's social sector provides daily uploads on... (continued)

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