Chicago Non Profit
ChicagoNonProfit provides an opportunity for non-profit organizations, civic-minded individuals and local businesses to play an active role in getting involved with philanthropic action.
● Website: www.chicagononprofit.org
Leader to Leader Institute
Contains extensive self assesment/auditing tools.
● Website: http://www.pfdf.org/tools/sat/index.html
Corporation for National and Community Service Resource Center
The Resource Center, administered by ETR Associates, is the knowledge management training and technical assistance provider to the Corporation for National and Community Service. It connects service programs with targeted training and information.
● Website: http://nationalserviceresources.org/
Donors Forum is an organization that promotes philanthropy and supports nonprofits. Founded in 1974, we are supported by leading foundations and nonprofits in Illinois. Donors Forum offers a host of services – workshops, newsletters, publications, a website, a library, free databases for researching donors, advocacy activities, and much more – that can help you manage programs, and more.
● Website: www.donorsforum.org/
Energize, Susan Ellis
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
Young Non Profit Professionals Network
The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Chicago (YNPN Chicago) strengthens the nonprofit community by providing accessible professional development, resources, and networking opportunities for young professionals involved in the Chicago-area nonprofit sector.
● Website: http://www.ynpnchicago.org/s/269/start.aspx
The purpose of the Greater Chicago Nonprofit Gateway is to provide easily accessible nonprofit resource information for nonprofit practitioners, educators, students, board members, donors, volunteers, management assistance providers and consultants and others interested in the local nonprofit community through the use of on-line technologies, to provide linkages to learning opportunities and local nonprofit events, and to help facilitate communication across the local nonprofit community.
● Website: http://gateway.northpark.edu/
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
Network for Good
Uses the web to help people get more involved in philanthropy in the U.S. Features nonprofit resources, online donation forms, volunteer opportunities, research and more.
● Website: www.networkforgood.org
The Global Development Research Center’s NGO Café
The basic objectives of the Café are to assist NGOs in enhancing and improving their programmes and activities; to effect a better understanding of NGOs in general; and to enable NGOs to network at local, regional and international levels.
● Website: www.gdrc.org/ngo/