Philanthropy Resources

The following resources provide useful and pertinent information to foundation trustees and professionals working in nonprofit management and philanthropy:

Chronicle of Philanthropy – news source for charity leaders, fundraisers, grant makers and others involved in philanthropy
www.philanthropy.com

The Foundation Center – leading online resources about philanthropy including research, workshops and professional development
www.foundationcenter.org

Northern California Grantmakers – provides programs, professional development and resources to grantmakers
www.ncg.org

Independent Sector – offers research reports, programs and services to help nonprofit and foundation staff, donors and volunteers learn and engage in effective philanthropy
www.independentsector.org

The Center for Effective Philanthropy – provides foundations with research and assessment tools to enable high performance
www.effectivephilanthropy.org

Guidestar – provides free information on the mission, programs, leaders, finances and federal tax returns of nonprofit organizations
www.guidestar.org

Council on Foundations – membership organization that supports grantmakers in various aspects of foundation management
www.cof.org

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