Principles Workbook: Steering Your Board Toward Good Governance and Ethical Practice

This workbook provides support for nonprofits, foundations, and corporate giving programs committed to examining and improving their governance practices, and includes progress worksheets accompanying each of the four sections assist nonprofits and foundations in making plans and recording... (continued)

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The Strategic Marketing Matrix for Social Entrepreneurs

Practicing triage is one of the most daunting and emotional challenges for nonprofit entrepreneurs. But, as we learned in part one of this four-part series, "The Strategic Marketing Matrix for Social Entrepreneurs"

http://www.sereporter.com/?q=node/176

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BoardnetUSA

Boardnet USA serves as a model and resource for Board Connector programs in communities seeking to strengthen and broaden the flow of citizen leadership into nonprofit boardrooms. It features the Board Member FYI with board members discussing issues such as diversity and activist boards and governance.

http://vcg.org/

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Anatomy & Dissection of a Grant Proposal

Here are a few brief notes, definitions of generally required elements and questions to answer in a grant proposal -- also includes a significant number of links to grants and other resources.

Here are a few brief notes, definitions of generally required elements and questions to answer in a grant proposal -- also... (continued)

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All About Giving

UK's single biggest source of information on tax-effective giving on the Internet, bringing together charities, companies and individuals to form a community of giving online.

UK's single biggest source of information on tax-effective giving on the Internet, bringing together charities, companies and individuals to form a community of giving online.

http://www.allaboutgiving.org/

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National Committee on Planned Giving (NCPG)

The National Committee on Planned Giving is the professional association for people whose work includes developing, marketing, and administering charitable planned gifts. Those people include fund raisers for nonprofit institutions and consultants and donor advisors working in a variety of for-profit settings.

http://www.pppnet.org/

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Grant Seeker's Budget Toolkit

Useful Book for crafting a grant proposal budget and financial plan. It provides a complete budgeting system with clear steps and useful tools.

Useful Book for crafting a grant proposal budget and financial plan. It provides a complete budgeting system with clear steps and useful tools.

http://www.amazon.com/Seekers-Toolkit-Nonprofit-Finance-Management/dp/0471391409

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Institute of Fundraising

UK site promotes the profession of fundraising. It supports development of knowledge and standards of those who fundraising. Through its members, and the best practice of fundraising, it engages and influences relevant sectors from the general public through to Government and legislation.

http://www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk/home/

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Writing a Winning Grant Proposal

This article is part of the Adopting Technology Series, a project of Summit Collaborative. Learn more about Summit Collaborative and their resources at the Summit Collaborative Web site.

http://www.techsoup.org/support/articles-and-how-tos

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Internet Fundraising

Tipsheet explaining the main steps to executing a successful online fundraising campaign.

Tipsheet explaining the main steps to executing a successful online fundraising campaign.

http://www.networkforgood.org/npo/holiday/donations/

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Open Immediately

Book exploring various topics dealing with Direct Mail fundraising. The author details each topic and gives suggestions for any organization to implement the methods.

Book exploring various topics dealing with Direct Mail fundraising. The author details each topic and gives suggestions for any organization to implement the... (continued)

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A Few Good Methods for Processing Credit Cards

Accepting payments by credit card is not necessarily difficult or expensive. IdealWare provides some tips and tools to process credit card transactions, both on- and offline, for organizations of all sizes.

http://www.idealware.org/articles/fgt_process_credit_cards.php

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Ten Tips on Getting Your Development House in Order:

Ten Tips on Getting Your Development House in Order

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From the Ground Up: Grassroots Organizations Making Social Change

Social-change organizations operate in communities all over the United States, but little has been written about the details of their operations. This new book, co-written by Building Movement Project Director Frances Kunreuther, takes a close look at how these organizations address challenges related to... (continued)

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Nonprofit Operating Reserves Ratio

This 2008 working paper from the National Center of Charitable Statistics provides a detailed description how to calculate the operating reserves ratio, as well as important definitions.

http://www.nccs2.org/wiki/images/1/15/Nonprofit_Operating_Reserve_Ratio.pdf

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Nonprofits and Squirrels - or, How big a reserve do you need?

This paper by Richard F. Larkin, CPA, of Institute of Nonprofit Excellence and of BDO Seidman, LLP addresses the importance of choosing the best operations reserves level for a nonprofit.

http://www.nccs2.org/wiki/images/8/83/Nonprofits_and_Squirrels.pdf

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Fundsnet

Fundsnet Online Services is a privately owned Web site created in 1996 for the purpose of providing Nonprofit Organizations, Colleges and Universities with information on international financial resources available on the Internet.

http://www.fundsnetservices.com/

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How to Make Your Form 990-PF Work For You

This article explains how to use the 990-PF as part of a foundation's overall communications strategy.

This article explains how to use the 990-PF as part of a foundation's overall communications strategy.

http://www.guidestar.org/rxa/news/articles/2002/how-to-make-your-form-990-pf-work-for-you.aspx

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Building Your Direct Mail Program

Workbook addressing a system for developing a better direct mail program. The basics on mailing lists, costs, and package contents are included.

Workbook addressing a system for developing a better direct mail program. The basics on mailing lists, costs, and package contents are included.

http://www.amazon.com/Building-Program-Excellence-Raising-Workbook/dp/0787955299

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UK Fundraising

Aims to help improve the effectiveness of charity and non-profit fundraisers by using new technology. It was the first UK web resource dedicated exclusively to nonprofit fundraisers.

Aims to help improve the effectiveness of charity and non-profit fundraisers by using new technology. It was the first UK web resource dedicated exclusively to nonprofit fundraisers.

http://www.fundraising.co.uk/

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BoardSource

Board Source is a resource for practical information, tools and best practices, training, and leadership development for board members of nonprofits worldwide. It provides resources, tools; 100+ booklets, books, videos, CDs, and audiotapes; and a topic search area featuring over 20 popular areas of Board Development and governance.

https://www.boardsource.org/eweb/

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