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This site provides monthly essays and articles on new topics in the field of volunteerism. They also have an on-line library and bookstore with resources for volunteer managers as well as a Referral Network with links to everything in the volunteer field - conferences, awards, web sites and more.Website: http://www.energizeinc.com
The on-line journal that caters to volunteer leaders/managers who want to go beyond the mundane in the volunteerism field. Every item in the publication is interactive, inviting readers to contribute comments and additional materials.Website: http://www.e-volunteerism.com
The Support Center
Since 1986, the Support Center has been dedicated to improving the nonprofit sector by increasing the effectiveness of nonprofit leaders and their organizations. Support Center Services meld the specific needs of each organization and their unique areas of expertise to help nonprofits in change consulting, executive search and transition management, and professional development.This site will help you to identify the issues and find the best solutions in times of organizational growth.
The Foundation Center's mission is to strengthen the nonprofit sector by advancing knowledge about U.S. philanthropy. Founded in 1956, the Center is the nation's leading authority on philanthropy and is dedicated to serving grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public. This is an excellent resource for nonprofits seeking grants.Website: http://foundationcenter.org
Idealist is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives. Idealist provides a comprehensive database of tools for organizations
. This site is a great one stop resource for the beginner as well as advance nonprofit organizer.Website: http://idealist.org
Independent sector’s mission is to promote, strengthen, and advance the nonprofit and philanthropic community to foster private initiative for the public good. Independent Sector has very good data on volunteer trends and effective policies for nonprofits.Website: http://www.independentsector.org
New York Association for Volunteer Administrators
The New York Association for Volunteer Administration (NYAVA) is a membership organization dedicated to promoting professionalism and strengthening leadership in volunteerism in the New York City area. In addition to workshops pertaining to volunteer management, NYAVA also offers hands-on training to persons interested in a career in volunteer administration, with placement in a professional environment.Website: http://www.nyava.org
New York Cares
New York Cares meets pressing community needs by mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service. Staff members work with organizations to identify their most pressing needs, create projects where volunteers can make a meaningful difference, and then recruit and deploy teams of volunteers to help meet those needs.Website: http://www.newyorkcares.org
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
RSVP connects individuals age 55 and over with meaningful volunteer opportunities at nonprofit and public organizations throughout the five boroughs of New York City. RSVP strongly believes in the wealth of knowledge and experience older adults can share to meet urgent community needs.Website: http://www.cssny.org/services/rsvp
Nonprofit Risk Management Center
The Nonprofit Risk Management Center was established in order to provide assistance and resources for community-serving nonprofit organizations with practical, affordable suggestions for controlling risks that threaten a nonprofit’s ability to accomplish its mission. They offer a wide range of services (from technical assistance to software to training and consulting help) on an of risk management topics from employment practices, to insurance purchasing to internal controls and preventing child abuse.Website: http://www.nonprofitrisk.org
Points of Light Foundation:
Points of Light Foundation (POLF) has gained a national reputation as America’s Address for Volunteering. POLF is an excellent resource for the volunteer, nonprofit, or volunteer manager and if they cannot answer your questions, they will refer you to a helpful resource.Website: http://www.pointsoflight.org
NPower provides high quality, and affordable IT services for nonprofits organizations. They have created packaged solutions that meet the most common nonprofit IT needs to help your organization use technology to increase its impact in the community. NPower will help you improve the return on your technology investments by: saving you money on quality solutions that will help you deliver on your mission; delivering the solution quickly to ensure you see the benefits of your investment; encouraging innovation that really makes a difference from a mission perspective; and utilizing free resources and expertise created to help the entire nonprofit sector.Website: http://www.npower.org
The Taproot Foundation strengthens nonprofits by engaging business professionals in service. Every year, hundreds of nonprofit organizations rely on the Taproot Foundation’s award winning Service Grant program to provide millions of dollars worth of pro bono marketing, HR, IT, and strategy management consulting services that better equip them to tackle our society’s toughest challenges. We partner with corporations, universities, and trade associations to infuse the pro bono ethic into every business profession—increasing the resources available to the nonprofit sector.Website: http://www.taprootfoundation.org
The Global Development Research Center's NGO Café:
The Global Development Research Center provides a plethora of resources spanning from starting and managing NGOs (nongovernmental organizations) to fundraising and tactics for dealing with the media. The basic objectives of the GDRC’s NGO Café are to assist NGOs in enhancing and improving their programs and activities; to create a better understanding of NGOs in general; and to enable NGOs to network at local, regional and international levels.Website: http://www.gdrc.org/ngo/
The Nonprofit Guides:
The Nonprofit Guides are free web-based tools designed to assist established nonprofit organizations and entities through the grant writing process. The site is easily navigable and hosts several grant proposal samples.Website: http://www.npguides.org
PennPAC provides pro-bono consulting services through teams of University of Pennsylvania alumni volunteers to New York City and Philadelphia-based non-profits. PennPAC works in project teams of six consultants to undertake 8-10 week strategic consulting engagements. Projects are well–defined with tangible deliverables geared towards creating an actionable set of recommendations for each client. PennPAC clients benefit from outside perspectives and access to skill-sets that may not exist within their organizations. Projects are conducted in the fall and spring. For further information about PennPAC and how to apply for a consulting grant, visit the website.