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Selected sites used and referred by members and colleagues of Northwest Nonprofit Resources in these categories:

bulletGeneral Information
bulletNonprofit Boards
bulletNonprofit Policy
bulletResource Development & Fund Raising
bulletInformation Resources
bulletJob Opportunities
bulletGovernment Sites
bulletPartners

General Information

bulletInformation for Nonprofits
Provides FAQs on boards, fund raising, the internet, training, etc. Also provides access to Washington govt agencies of interest to nonprofits (from registration to taxes). Managed by The Evergreen State Society
bulletFundsnet Online services
Alphabetical listing of on line resource sites
bulletSupport Center Nonprofit G.E.N.I.E.
A short cut to their FAQ's on strategic planning, fund raising, financial management, board development
bulletNonprofit Risk Management Center
An organization specializing in risk management for nonprofits
bulletTechSoup, Inc.
The Technology Place for Nonprofits.  Sources of information and special rates on computer software.
bulletLegal and Tax Answers for Nonprofit Organizations
FAQs covering nonprofit incorporation, tax exemption, and board of directors issues. Links to IRS publications.
bulletWashington Attorneys Assisting Community Organizations (WAACO)

Nonprofit Boards

bulletBoard Source
A source that focuses exclusively on nonprofit boards and governance. Excerpts from their publications, FAQs, etc.
bulletBoard & Management Questions
FAQ on board issues from site managed by The Evergreen State Society

Nonprofit Policy

Sites from national organizations who monitor broad issues that impact nonprofits.

bulletAlliance for Justice
bulletCharity Lobbying in the Public Interest
bulletIndependent Sector
bulletThe Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy
bulletNational Council of Nonprofits
bulletOMB Watch
bulletThe Urban Institute
Includes many topics including nonprofit policy research centers on Nonprofits & Philanthropy and State Policy. A Link to the National Center for Charitable Statistics and a special project on "Assessing the New Federalism"

Resource Development & Fund Raising

Information about foundations, fund raising practices, etc.

bulletPhilanthropy Northwest 
        Building stronger Northwest communities through effective philanthropies
bulletFoundation Center
Support for grantmakers and grantseekers. Includes online library, funding trends, etc.
bulletCouncil on Foundations
Info about the types of foundations and their impact, etc.
bulletAFP-Association of Fundraising Professionals
Information on educational opportunities, government relations, consultant directory, book list, and instructions for accessing their Resource Center.
bulletFundraising Web Resources
A collection of web-based resources for those interested in learning more about foundations, fundraising, proposal writing, philanthropy and philanthropists, corporate philanthropy, international philanthropy, government funding, nonprofit organizations, nonprofit organization administration, planned giving, prospect research, and voluntarism assembled by Michigan State University.
bulletNational Committee on Planned Giving
An overview of their services and programs including the Leave a Legacy Campaign Kit and a Position Paper on Charitable Remainder Trust Proposed Legislation
bulletThe Grantsmanship Center

Information Resources

Publications and organizations that support nonprofits

bullet Federal Register
Current and back issues of the Federal Register, the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies & organizations, as well as executive orders & other presidential documents.
bullet Nonprofit Managers Library
Developed by Carter McNamara and hosted by The Management Assistance Program for Nonprofits, offers an extensive listing of resources of interest to nonprofit organizations.
bulletNon-Profit Nuts & Bolts
:The Non-Profit Nuts & Bolts website provides practical tips from its monthly printed newsletter to help non-profit executives better manage their organization. Articles cover topics such as fundraising, volunteer management, public relations, special events, committees, board relations. The site also features "freebies" and links to other online non-profit resources.
bulletNonprofit Times
You will find information and articles of interest here.
bullet Nonprofit Quarterly
A quarterly magazine & website that provides news on topics important to nonprofits.

Job Opportunities

Sites that list openings in nonprofit organizations

bulletNational Opportunity NOCs
A source of the Management Center that features a career center, job posting and search, and nonprofit employment resources.
bulletCommunity Career Center
Listing of job opportunities; link for nonprofit employers and management personnel to post job opportunities

Government Sites

Sites where nonprofit leaders can check the status of legislation, contact government departments, etc.

bulletTHOMAS -- U.S. Congress on the Internet
A complete record of proposed and passed Congressional legislation in both houses.
bulletNonProfit Gateway
A network of links to government information and services, including a directory, key information sites, management and research services, etc.
bulletWA State Bill Information
Information on current bills in both House and Senate include complete bill language , sponsors and status

Partners

bulletWashington Nonprofits
bulletExecutive Alliance
bulletNonprofit Network of SW Washington
bulletNational Council of Nonprofits

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