Below you will find third-party sites and resources, which we have organized along the lines of the Nine Guiding Principles from Guiding Principles & Best Practices. If you have a favorite resource that's not included in the list, please let us know.
Additional resources coming soon!
Guiding Principle 1 - Mission and Strategic Direction
Guiding Principle 2 - Governance
Guiding Principle 3 - Legal & Ethical Accountability
Guiding Principle 4 - Financial Management and Stewardship
Guiding Principle 5 - Operational Planning and Evaluation
Guiding Principle 6 - Human Resources
Guiding Principle 7 - Fundraising
- Association of Fundraising Professionals
This national organization has three SC chapters
- Fundraising FAQs
National Council of Nonprofits Fundraising FAQs
- Giving USA
Publication with data and trends about charitable giving
- Running a Sponsorship Campaign
A highly successful sponsorship campaign is not a one-person endeavor. It requires leadership and coordination of a network of people–board members and others. This link provides guidelines.
- The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Charity's leading publication
- The Foundation Center
A source for information on private philanthropy in the United States, including instructions on funding research, help with proposal writing, tools for locating prospective funders, news and research on the field, and local libraries with the Foundation Center Collection.
Guiding Principle 8 - Marketing and Communications
Guiding Principle 9 - Information and Technology