Resource Development

Effective nonprofits develop mission-driven strategies and partnerships to secure and grow their resources. Effective Nonprofits determine an appropriate funding model that fits within their business model and employ policies and practices to ensure mission achievement. 

Professional Development and Learning

Resource Topics On This Page:

1. Charitable Contributions Compliance 
2.  Fundraising General
3. Fundraising by Category + Giving Tuesday 
4. Fundraising by the Board
5. Fundraising - Virtual Service Providers
6. Grant & Funding Resources
7. Donor-Advised Funds (DAF), Cryptocurrency
8. Donor Engagement
9. Donor Management Systems
10. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Philanthropy
11. Philanthropy Reports

Fiscal Sponsorship - See Legal, Compliance & Transparency

1. Charitable Contributions Compliance

2. Fundraising General

3. Fundraising by Category

4. Fundraising by the Board

5. Fundraising - Virtual Service Providers: NAO business affiliate members that serve nonprofits.

6. Grant & Funding Resources

Fundraising & Grant Writing Training

7. Donor-Advised Funds (DAF), Cryptocurrency


8. Donor Engagement

  • 21 Remote, Virtual & Digital Engagement Opportunities - The Osborne Group
  • Asking Strategic Questions - The Osborne Group
  • Donor Stewardship Guide: Creating Lifelong Donors in Six Steps - Qgiv

9. Donor Management Systems

  • A Consumers Guide to Low Cost Fundraising Systems - TechImpact
  • Choosing the Right Donor Management Software - TechSoup 
  • Donation Management Software Search - Capterra

10. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) in Philanthropy

11. Philanthropy Reports

  • Giving USA 2022: Annual Report on Philanthropy - IUPUI
  • 2022 State of Grantseeking - GrantStation

Nonprofit Sector Reports - Communications Resource Page

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