Additional Resources

The following websites and resources cover management, governance, board recruitment, and many other topics relevant to nonprofits.


Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management
part of the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College, addresses the needs of nonprofit organizations

Management Assistance Program for Nonprofits
offers a library of materials on nonprofit management

Management Help
online library for both nonprofits and for-profits, includes a free toolkit for boards

The Nonprofit Risk Management Center
provides information on managing risk in various areas

NYC Nonprofit Assistance
provides up-to-date resources for nonprofits in New York City, including technical assistance referrals, capacity-building training materials, assistance with city contracting, and information about upcoming events that focus on nonprofits

Support Center for Nonprofit Management
develops and nurtures nonprofit leaders and organizations at all stages of their development


offers membership, publications, and other resources about governance

Governance Matters
works to raise the standards of governance of nonprofit organizations, particularly in New York

NYC Nonprofits
provides information, sample documents, and referrals

Philanthropy and Fundraising

BBB Wise Giving Alliance
helps donors make informed gifts through its charity evaluations
See also its quarterly publication, Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Guide.

Metro New York BBB Charity Accountability Program
helps donors make informed gifts through its evaluations for charities in the NYC area.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
the bi-weekly newspaper for the nonprofit world

Council on Foundations
provides leadership expertise, legal services, and networking opportunities - among other services - to its members and to the general public

The Foundation Center
provides information on foundations for nonprofits seeking grants

Philanthropy New York
provides knowledge sharing for funders and their grantees

Nonprofit Associations and Directories

connects nonprofit colleagues across New York, the United States, and the world

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy
Provides formal and informal career coaching and professional development

searchable database of more than 620,000 nonprofit organizations in the United States

global directory of nonprofit-related information, with nationwide listings on nonprofit jobs and internships

Independent Sector
offers helpful information on accountability, ethics, Sarbanes-Oxley and its implications for nonprofits, public policy, and research

National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS)
national repository of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States

The National Council of Nonprofits
network of 41 state and regional associations with a collective membership of more than 20,000 community nonprofits

New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc.
provides a wide array of specialized technical assistance services, including legal and financial, to nonprofits of all kinds

The Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York
helps nonprofits meet common challenges and problems, aiming to strengthen the nonprofit sector as a whole

The Nonprofit Help Desk
provides technical assistance to strengthen nonprofit organizations throughout New York City
online contributions portal dedicated to increasing charitable dollars from donors to New York causes and providing information on New York State's 98,000 charities

Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of New York City
supports the professional development of the next generation of nonprofit leaders by providing opportunities for skill-building, information sharing, and networking

Nonprofit News and Publications

Blue Avocado
free, bi-weekly online newsletter for community nonprofits

The New York Nonprofit Press
distributed monthly, covers the full breadth of the nonprofit human services community in the New York metropolitan area

Nonprofit Quarterly
magazine with values-based management information and proven practices

The Nonprofit Times
leading business publication for nonprofit management

Philanthropy News Digest
The Foundation Center's weekly news digest

Stanford Social Innovation Review
covers strategies for nonprofits, foundations, and socially responsible businesses