Fundraising and Financial Management  

Resources

  • New Revenue Generation/Business Ventures
  1. Collaborating with a For-Profit: Describes different forms that for-profit and nonprofit collaborations can take and offers advice about what to avoid.
  2. Do You Have What it Takes to Start a Business Venture? 11 questions you should answer before embarking on a social venture.
  3. Social Returns, Inc: Educates people about social enterprise and social entrepreneurship, and helps innovative nonprofit, philanthropic, and private sector organizations build their entrepreneurial skills to affect positive and lasting social change.
  • Fundraising and Finances in the New Economy
  1. 2011 State of the Nonprofit Sector Report (Nonprofit Finance Fund)
  2. “Preparing for Tough Times” and “Scenario Planning” video series (Training Resources for the Environmental Community)
  3. Managing in Hard Times (Environmental Support Center)
  4. 185 Cutback Strategies When Times are Tight (Fieldstone Alliance)
  5. The Nonprofit Starvation Cycle “ article (Stanford Social Innovation Review)
  • General Fundraising Resources
  1. Klein & Roth: Klein and Roth Consulting helps organizations build strong fundraising programs that are mission-driven. They provide practical, hands-on advice, grounded in social justice values.
  2. Grassroots Institute for Fundraising and Training (GIFT): The Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT) is a multiracial organization that promotes the connection between fundraising, social justice and movement-building.
  3. GrantStation: GrantStation is an online funding resource for organizations seeking grants throughout the world, providing access to a comprehensive online database of grantmakers and other tools.  An annual membership fee is required.
  4. Alaska Funding Exchange: AFE provides management consulting, funding research, grant proposal writing and editing, publications, and training workshops.
  5. The Foundation Center: An online directory of private philanthropic and grantmaking foundations, funding statistics, plus fundraising training, resources and tools.
  6. Fundraising Academy for Communities of Color: Offered by CompassPoint Nonprofit Services and Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT), the academy includes training, coaching and peer learning in strategies of donor development within a multicultural learning setting.
  7. International Funders for Indigenous Peoples Toolkits: Indigenous Peoples Funding and Resource Guide and fundraising tips.
  8. Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development: Grant writing workbook provides templates and tips for Indigenous organizations and projects.
  9. Charting a Strategic Fundraising Course: Summary of TREC’s 2010 fundraising survey.






























































































  • General Fundraising Resources








    Klein & Roth: Klein and Roth Consulting helps organizations build strong fundraising programs that are mission-driven. They provide practical, hands-on advice, grounded in social justice values.








    Grassroots Institute for Fundraising and Training (GIFT): The Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT) is a multiracial organization that promotes the connection between fundraising, social justice and movement-building. 








    GrantStation: GrantStation is an online funding resource for organizations seeking grants throughout the world, providing access to a comprehensive online database of grantmakers and other tools.  An annual membership fee is required.








    The Foundation Center: The Foundation Center provides an online directory of private philanthropic and grantmaking foundations, funding statistics, plus fundraising training, resources and tools.








    Fundraising Academy for Communities of Color: Offered by CompassPoint Nonprofit Services and Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT), the academy includes training, coaching and peer learning in strategies of donor development within a multicultural learning setting.








    International Funders for Indigenous Peoples Toolkits: Indigenous Peoples Funding and Resource Guide and fundraising tips. Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development: Grant writing workbook; provides templates and tips for Indigenous organizations and projects.








    Alaska Funding Exchange: AFE provides management consulting, funding research, grant proposal writing and editing, publications, and training workshops.








































  • New Revenue Generation/Business Venture

    Collaborating with a For-Profit: NEW describes different forms that for-profit and nonprofit collaborations can take and offers advice about what to avoid.








    Do You Have What it Takes to Start a Business Venture? 11 questions you should answer before embarking on a social venture.








    Social Returns, Inc.: Educates people about social enterprise and social entrepreneurship, and helps innovative nonprofit, philanthropic, and private sector organizations build their entrepreneurial skills to affect positive and lasting social change.