Resources on the Web for Clubs and other Nonprofit Organizations
Alliance for Nonprofit Management
FAQs on board development, fundraising, financial management and more
ASAE & the Center for association leadership. This is a joint website for professionals in membership associations.
Blue Avocado carries current articles from Board Café.
Board Café is an electronic newsletter of CompassPoint Nonprofit Services designed exclusively for members of nonprofit Boards of Directors. There is an archive of past issues.
Decision Making Strategies
Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS) has interesting decision-making games on their website.
Donors Forum of WI - Wisconsin's Certified Community Foundations
Foundation finder by county.
Fundraising directory for Wisconsin foundations and grants.
(The) Foundation Center
Find funders in Wisconsin, searching by state and zip code.
National Center for Nonprofit Boards (NCNB)
Dedicated to "building effective nonprofit boards," NCNB has a variety of resources at its BoardSource web site. Of particular relevance are:
a: The Policy Sampler: A Resource for Nonprofit Boards by Kathleen Fletcher
b: The Nonprofit Board's Guide to Bylaws: Creating a Framework for Effective Governance
by Kim Arther Zeitlin and Susan Dorn
The Policy Sampler contains a disk with fully customizable sample policies and the Guide to Bylaws includes a disk with sample bylaws.
Nonprofit Financial and Real Estate Resources
Loans to acquire, expand and maintain community facilities. Provides below market rate real estate and equipment loans.
Nonprofit Good Practice Guide
Grant writing tools for nonprofit organizations. Also contains links to other resources for grant seekers.
The Nonprofit Portal seeks to strengthen the knowledge and skills of nonprofit organizations in this community through the collaborative development and use of online technologies. The Nonprofit Portal connects you to online information resources, training and learning events, news, and local organizations wit a focus on nonprofit management.
Online Training Courses
The Foundation Center site also contains courses and articles for free or low cost.
Risk Management Resource Center (RMRC)
The goal of RMRC is to provide information that helps nonprofit organizations and small businesses manage risks effectively. By making risk management knowledge and practical information available online, we hope to help you protect your organization. They support those involved in protecting the people, property, assets, reputation, financial health, and services of their organizations. RMRC is a collaborative effort of Nonprofit Risk Management Center (NRMC), Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) and Public Entity Risk Institute (PERI).
Starting Up and Maintaining
This IRS website has tax information for charities and other nonprofit organizations, including FAQs, downloadable forms, instructions and other publications.
The Technology Place for Nonprofit Organizations
Wisconsin Community Foundations - Grants Information Collection
Listing of Wisconsin community foundations with contact information.
Wisconsin Information Source
Other Grant Resources for Nonprofit Organizations