Finding what you’re looking for on the internet can be quite a daunting task. We’ve made it a little easier by selecting a few of our favorite sites.
With more of a national focus on the nonprofit industry, their page contains some of the most up to date information on constantly changing legislation.
The Center created a resources page specific to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as making much of their previous subscription-based content free for the public. They also created a nonprofit survey on the effects of the pandemic on local nonprofits which we encourage you to complete.
Located here in Asheville, Nonprofit Pathways also created a resources page containing multiple guides, links, and other resources for nonprofits with an additional focus to the local issues we are facing.
The Alliance for Nonprofit Management’s website includes a wide variety of resources for nonprofit organizations.
The American Institute of Philanthropy is a rating organization for nonprofit organizations. Their website also includes various resources for nonprofit organizations.
The American Red Cross website includes the specific charitable organization’s policies, which contain examples of governance policies such as conflict of interest, whistleblower, and executive compensation management. Since its founding in 1881 by visionary leader Clara Barton, the American Red Cross has been the nation’s premier emergency response organization. As part of a worldwide movement that offers neutral humanitarian care to the victims of war, the American Red Cross distinguishes itself by also aiding victims of devastating natural disasters. Over the years, the organization has expanded its services, always with the aim of preventing and relieving suffering.
The BBB Wise Giving Alliance is a rating organization for nonprofit organizations. Their website includes various resources for nonprofit organizations.
BoardSource is dedicated to advancing the public good by building exceptional nonprofit boards and inspiring board service. BoardSource strives to support and promote excellence in board service, is the premier source of cutting-edge thinking and resources related to nonprofit boards, and engages and develops the next generation of board leaders.
The Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest is an organization that encourages the lobbying role of charities through various initiatives.
Rating organization for NPOs.
Newspaper for NPOs
An organization established by the federal government to provide a means for federal employees to contribute to NPOs.
Provides information for nonprofit managers, volunteers, and board members.
Provides technical assistance, research, publications, and other services to foundations and corporate donors.
Information clearinghouse for NPOs, donors, and researchers.
Grants.gov is your source to FIND and APPLY for federal grants.
Donors choose qualified NPOs from an online catalog to receive credit card and online donations.
Nonprofit information you can trust. Tell about your organization’s good work. Make an informed giving decision.
The Idealist website includes various resources for nonprofit organizations.
National coalition of voluntary organizations and foundations that work to encourage philanthropy and nonprofit initiative.
Provides a database of tax-exempt organizations and answers to frequently asked questions about tax-exempt organizations.
Includes templates and diagnostic questions for nonprofit managers.
Serving as a statewide network for nonprofit board and staff members, an information center on effective organizational practices, and an advocate for the nonprofit sector as a whole. Enriching North Carolina’s communities and economy through a strong nonprofit sector and voice. We encourage 501(c)(3) nonprofits operating in NC, groups applying for this status, and other grassroots groups working for the community good to become members.
National repository of data on the nonprofit sector. NCCS is a program of the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy at The Urban Institute.
The Nature Conservancy’s website includes the specific charitable organization’s policies, which contain examples of governance policies such as conflict of interest, whistleblower, governance responsibilities, and standard operating procedure. The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.
A server that donors can use to make online credit card contributions to the NPO of their choice.
Nonprofit and Philanthropy Resource Library: Specializing in resources for nonprofit and foundation professionals, students and volunteers.
Contains information to help nonprofit staff and volunteers manage their resources and protect their assets.
Newspaper for NPOs.
To serve and protect citizens, the business community and governmental agencies by facilitating business activities, by providing accurate and timely information and by preserving documents and records.
The NC Dept. of the Secretary of State Charitable Solicitation Licensing Section can help you educate yourself about an organization’s background before you make a donation.
Offering high quality, interactive workshops at locations across our mountain region. Nonprofit staff and volunteer leaders can learn the basics and keep up with the latest.
Testimonial: On a scale from 1 to 10 (10 being the best), I would rate them at an 11 for all of the travel and time spent working on our records (Asheville to Franklin isn’t a very fun drive!) If we are looking at a level of exceeding or meeting expectations…I would say that they exceed our expectations in what an auditor or CPA is to provide a customer. They are quick, courteous and invest themselves in paying attention to every detail necessary to get the job completed.
– Shaina Adkins, Executive Director, Macon County Care Network (CareNet)