You Are Not Alone - Resources for Nonprofits


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Nonprofit leaders want their organizations to meet their mission effectively and efficiently. NonProfit Direct: The NonProfit National Resource Directory is a one-stop-shop for nonprofits looking for the resources you need to succeed. Here you will find a free listing of those who specialize in assisting the nonprofit sector to fulfill your mission. You'll also find a resource library, teleseminars on topics of concern and interest and a nonprofit membership.

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You Are Not Alone - Resources for Nonprofits

  1. 1. You Are Not Alone - Resources for NonProfits: NonProfit Direct Marcia Bloomberg November 29, 2011 Use Twitter Hashtag #npwebA Service Of: Sponsored by:
  2. 2. How This Webinar Works •  A link to the slides/materials will be sent in an email after the webinar •  If you’d like to ask a question during the webinar, you can type it in the question box of your control panel on the right side of your screen •  Chat with us on twitter using the hashtag - #npwebA Service Of: Sponsored by:
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  4. 4. You Are Not Alone - Resources for NonProfits: NonProfit Direct Marcia Bloomberg November 29, 2011A Service Of: Sponsored by:
  5. 5. Protecting and Preserving the Institutional Memories of Nonprofits Since 1993 (866) 598-0430 A Service Of: Sponsored by:
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  7. 7. Today’s Speaker Marcia Bloomberg CEO The Bloomberg Group/NonProfit DirectAssisting with chat questions: Hosting:April Hunt, Nonprofit Webinars Sam Frank, Synthesis Partnership A Service Of: Sponsored by:
  8. 8. The work of the nonprofit sector is essential to the well-being of our society. Millions of Americans rely on you to provide services that support their physical and mental health, their educational aspirations, their religious and spiritual needs, their quest for happiness and fulfillment, their hopes and dreams for themselves, their families and their communities.
  9. 9. Some OnlineResources forNonProfits
  10. 10.  for Nonprofits: Grants, Loans, and Other Assistance HandsNet Human Services The HandsNet Human Services Digest is a weekly compilation of news and other information from around the Internet on critical issues facing communities around the world.
  11. 11. The Foundation Center is the mostauthoritative source of informationon private philanthropy in the UnitedStates.
  12. 12.  New York Atlanta Cleveland San Francisco Washington, DC
  13. 13. Online Training and Tutorials on Grantseeking Grantseeking Basics for Nonprofit Organizations Prepares nonprofit organizations to seek out and identify potential sources of foundation support. Guide to Funding Research A basic primer on the grantseeking process and an introduction to the available resources.Tools and Resources The Foundation Directory Online Provides fundraisers with access to searchable online databases of grantmakers, grants, and 990’s. With five subscription plans available by month or by year for all levels of grantseekers. Foundation Center Libraries The Foundation Centers five libraries hold many resources for individual grantseekers. Search the Catalog of Nonprofit Literature, the libraries collective holdings.
  14. 14. Associates ProgramThe Associates Program provides you with an on-call Associateresearcher who has access to the full spectrum of Foundation Centermaterials, from our comprehensive databases—updated weekly—to thelatest publications on grantseeking and philanthropy.Proposal Writing Short Course(Available in English, Spanish, French, Russian, and Chinese)Describes how to prepare a funding proposal, including the planning,research, and cultivation of foundation and corporate donors.PNDs RFP BulletinRequests for proposals (RFPs) by grantmakers who wish to attractapplicants with specific projects or interests.PND TalkShare opinions, insights, and questions related to the field ofphilanthropy with your peers at our message board.
  15. 15. GuideStars Mission:To revolutionize philanthropy and nonprofitpractice by providing information thatadvances transparency, enables users tomake better decisions, and encouragescharitable giving.
  16. 16. GuideStars database includes information on all tax-exempt nonprofits registered with the IRS. Currently, there are more than 1.8 million organizations in the database. This includes more than 1 million public charities, approximately 141,000 private foundations, and more than half a million other exempt organizations.
  17. 17. How do I find 990’s on GuideStar? Enter a nonprofits name (or a foundation) in the search field on GuideStars Web site at Hit the Search button. On the search results page, click on the name of the nonprofit you are searching for. In the organizations nonprofit report, click the "Forms 990 & Docs" tab. Click on the link for the Form 990 that you want to view.
  18. 18. To advance the vital role, capacity, and voice of charitable nonprofit organizations through our state and national ◦ Administration and Management ◦ Boards and Governance ◦ Communications and Marketing ◦ Ethics and Accountability ◦ Evaluation and Measurement ◦ Fundraising ◦ Leadership ◦ Membership ◦ Principles and Practices ◦ Research and Reports ◦ Risk Management and Insurance ◦ Technology ◦ Volunteers
  19. 19. You can think of Alltop as the “online magazine rack” of the web.The purpose of Alltop is to help you answer the question, “What’s happening?” in “all the topics” that interest you. You may wonder how Alltop is different from a search engine. A search engine is good to answer a question like, “How many people live in China?”However, it has a much harder time answering the question, “What’s happening in China?” That’s the kind of question that we answer.
  20. 20. http://home.techsoup.orgTechSoup is a nonprofit with a clear focus: providing other nonprofits and libraries with technology that empowers them to fulfill their missions and serve their communities. As part of that goal, they provide technology products and information geared specifically to the unique challenges faced by nonprofits and libraries.
  21. 21. VisionOur vision is to create a more efficient and effective socialgood sector, and a world where it is commonplace toserve for the greater good.MissionOur mission is to provide talented individuals withmeaningful pro bono experiences in order to buildcapacity for social good organizations.
  22. 22. The Library provides free, easy-to-access, online articles todevelop yourself, other individuals, groups andorganizations (whether the organization is for-profit ornonprofit).Over the past 15 years, the Library has grown to be one ofthe worlds largest well-organized collections of these typesof articles and resources.
  23. 23. TOPICS: Advertising & Promotions Benefits & Compensation Boards of Directors Business Development Business Ethics Business Planning Capacity Bldg (Nonprofit) Career Development Chief Executive Role Coaching Communications (Intrprsnl) Communications (Writing) Computers, Internet, Web Consultants Coordinating Cost Cutting (Sustainability) Creativity and Innovation Crisis Management Customer SatisfactionETC…………………………
  24. 24. Online Webinars for Nonprofit Professionals and TrusteesFree for nonprofits at 1 PM and 3 PM (eastern)
  25. 25.  IdeaEncore.com Philanthropy Journal Chronicle of Philanthropy Massnonprofit.org National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy The NonProfit Times
  26. 26. An analysis of online messaging, fundraising and advocacy metrics for nonprofit organizationsPrepared by NTEN and M & R Strategic ServicesTo download a copy:
  27. 27. In NonProfit Direct: the NonProfit National Resource Directory you will find those who will partner with you as you guide your organization into the future. Consultants and vendors directory Teleseminars Resource Library Monthly e-newsletter Free downloads More resources to come……….
  28. 28. Let’s take a look……
  29. 29.  Downloads Free Resources Service Category Resources from listed specialists E-newsletter articles Library
  30. 30. Emerson and Church
  31. 31. Grant Central USA’s Online Grant Writing Training grant-writing-courses
  32. 32. Nonprofit Risk Management Center
  33. 33. Beyond Success Online interview with Marcia Bloomberg rcia-bloomberg-ceo-of-the-bloomberg- group/
  34. 34. Marcia Bloomberg The Bloomberg Group 413-325-3196
  35. 35. Upcoming Tech Tuesday Webinars Dates Topic 12/6 Cost-Effective Fundraising Software Register at NonprofitWebinars.comA Service Of: Sponsored by:
  36. 36. Thank you! Please complete the post event survey that will show up as you leave the webinar. You will be receiving an email with links to the materials shortly after the webinar.A Service Of: Sponsored by: