Resources

Professional Affiliations

Association of Fundraising Professionals
Association of Fundraising Professionals
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents more than 30,000 members in 235 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. The association fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession.
Giving Institute
Giving Institute
Our vision is simple. We want to develop extraordinary leaders in the world of philanthropy. Everything we do is designed to help elevate the fundraising consulting and nonprofit services industry and enhance the philanthropic sector, all while advancing your own career.
Giving USA Foundation
Giving USA Foundation
Advancing the research, education, and public understanding of philanthropy is the mission of Giving USA Foundation, founded in 1985 by the Giving Institute.
Partnership for Philanthropic Planning
Partnership for Philanthropic Planning
PPP achieves its mission through research, education, advocacy, community dialogue and the setting of standards and best practices in philanthropic planning. The Partnership strives to engage all constituents in the charitable gift planning process: planned giving and major gifts professionals, nonprofit managers and trustees, financial and estate planners, trust managers and administrators.
The Better Business Bureau
The Better Business Bureau
People today are overwhelmed with choices and often unsure about where to find verified, unbiased information. There are more than 30 million businesses in North America alone; and hundreds of thousands of sites around the world where people shop online. There are thousands of free and subscription websites that offer a range of information, including reviews, reports, directories, listings, and gripe sites. BBB is the one place you can find it all.

Technology Resources

The Foundation Center
The Foundation Center
A world enriched by the effective allocation of philanthropic resources, informed public discourse about philanthropy, and broad understanding of the contributions of nonprofit activity to increasing opportunity and transforming lives.
Global Meet
Global Meet
GlobalMeet makes global business easy. Enjoy superior audio on every meeting from virtually anywhere with 24/7 global, multi-lingual support for all meeting participants.
WealthEngine
WealthEngine
For more than two decades, WealthEngine has provided wealth intelligence solutions to help fundraising, marketing and business development professionals create strategies to extend their reach and build their prospect pipeline. Our track record of success spans across 21+ years, 3,700+ clients and millions of fundraising dollars raised.
GuideStar
GuideStar
To revolutionize philanthropy by providing information that advances transparency, enables users to make better decisions, and encourages charitable giving.
Grant Station
Grant Station
We are dedicated to creating a civil society by assisting the nonprofit sector in its quest to build healthy and effective communities.