Unified Chart of Accounts (UCOA)

The Unified Chart of Accounts

UCOA, the Unified Chart of Accounts for nonprofit organizations, is a chart of accounts freely available to any nonprofit organization, accountant, or consultant. The chart of accounts is designed so that once it is implemented nonprofits can quickly and reliably use their financial systems to create... (continued)

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Sample Bylaws - Nonprofits without Members

Sample bylaws for non-member nonprofit organization in Montana

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Volunteer Application Form

A volunteer application form assists the process of recruitment and screening of volunteers by gathering information about an individual’s suitability for a given volunteer role. An application form should be clearly laid out, avoid employment terminology and only seek relevant information about the applicant. The level of detail will... (continued)

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Nonprofit Center Board Member Expectation Statement

Board Member Expectation Statement

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Sample Financial Management Policies and Procedures

Sample financial policy for boards of directors.

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Foundation Source Access

Foundation Source Access is an online giving marketplace that allows nonprofits to reach out to multiple private foundations for funding. The site is organized around the philanthropic interests and major nonprofit causes targeted by the foundation world. There is small listing fee for nonprofits to create profiles in... (continued)

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Different types of learning Styles

To understand how to move from passive to active learning, it is impor-tant to understand the different types of learners. There are four primary learning styles: visual, auditory, read-write, and kinesthetic. People learn using a variety of these methods, but one method is usually predominant. Familiarity with the characteristics... (continued)

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RFP Example Stuff

Sample documents if you are looking for RFP resources as a nonprofit, in particular for a website or social media RFP.
What is included:
~Sample of a simple RFP
~Sample of a detailed response to an RFP (can be a great way to know what to ask)
~Tips on what you need in a social media RFP
~Website project template with brief explanation of each... (continued)

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PM4DEV Introduction to Project Management for Development Organizations

Project management is not a new management fad; it is a professional practice that has reached wide acceptance in many industries from government to technology. Organizations that have adopted project management as a key competency have benefited from improved project outcomes to significant... (continued)

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The Project Management Organizational Structures

The Project Management Organizational Structures
This ebook presents the various structures to organize project management and the advantages and disadvantages of each one. The ebook also discuses the various management styles that influence the organization of a project; it also presents the concepts on project... (continued)

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Building Meaningful Alliances With Other Nonprofit Groups

Transcript from online discussion with experts from the Nonprofit Finance Fund and other organizations about collaborating on programs, and creating alliances with other nonprofits.

http://philanthropy.com/article/Building-Meaningful-Alliances/63424/

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Guidelines for Managing Projects

"The purpose of these project management guidelines is to help you to organise, plan and control your projects. They are designed to help you to maximise the potential for your projects to succeed by helping you address each element of your project at the right time and to the right level of detail for the size and complexity of your project."

http://www.berr.gov.uk/files/file40647.pdf

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Recruitment Tip Sheet: Advice on bringing volunteers on board

This recruitment tip sheet will support you and your members as you start the difficult task of creating a database of volunteer connections. It will give you ideas so you can create a system of volunteer recruitment that you can use year after year.

https://www.nationalserviceresources.org/encorps-resources-support-member-recruitment-and-development

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America's Youngest Outcasts: State Report Card on Child Homelessness

This report presents the clearest snapshot yet of the 1.5 million children who are homeless each year—where they live and the consequences of their precarious situations. The report documents the extent of child homelessness, child well-being, risk for child homelessness and policy and planning... (continued)

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Databases: National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS)

The National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS) is the national clearinghouse of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States. Providing 'Quick facts & figures", "State-level statistics", "Nonprofit organizations by 501(c) category", "Nonprofit Almanac" and a wide variety of other project databases

http://nccs.urban.org/

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Pathways to Housing Website

Pathways to Housing is a housing first model that places participants in private apartments scattered throughout the community and then provides access to social services and health care. Participants are not required, however, to access these services. They are only required to meet with Pathways employees twice a month.

http://pathwaystohousing.org/

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Project Management Information Systems

This books deals with the critical elements needed to design, implement and manage an project management information system, PMIS is not only technology but the processes and procedures required to ensure the project is able to get the right information and make it available to the right people at the right time.

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Community Organizers Handbook

This handbook is the one-stop-shop for tips, tricks and how-tos for organizing local communities. It is a dedicated space for organizers to share back what they learn, ideas they have, and experiences that can help make other groups and other events even better. Pages include overviews, case studies from organizers in the field, and available... (continued)

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Virtal Volunteering Resources

Virtual volunteering means volunteer tasks completed, in whole or in part, via the Internet and a home or work computer. Virtual volunteering allows agencies to expand the benefits of their volunteer programs, by allowing for more volunteers to participate, and by utilizing volunteers in new areas.

http://www.serviceleader.org/virtual

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