BoardSource (formerly the National Center for Nonprofit Boards)
BoardSource, formerly the National Center for Nonprofit Boards, is the premier resource for practical information, tools and best practices, training, and leadership development for board members of nonprofit organizations worldwide.

Chronicle of Philanthropy
The Chronicle, published every other week, is a prime news source for people involved in fundraising or granting funds to nonprofits. The web site offers a summary of the contents of the current issue of The Chronicle, a list of forthcoming conferences and workshops, job opportunities in the non-profit world, and other information.

Directory of Development Organizations 2002
Guide to over 25,000 International Organizations,  Governments,  Private Sector Institutions, Development Agencies,  Universities,  Research and Training Institutes,  NGOs/PDOs,  Grantmakers,  Banks,  Microfinance Institutions and Development Consulting Firms.

Nonprofit Issues is a national newsletter of "Nonprofit Law You Need to Know."  It selects from current federal and state cases the issues of critical importance to nonprofit executives and their advisors - not only federal tax but also employment law, volunteer law, board liability, corporate governance, foundation rules, charitable giving, insurance and copyright and trademark.

FastCompany: Nonprofit Resources
A lot of information on and for non-profit organizations

Funders Online

Funders Online is an initiative of the European Foundation Centre Orpheus Programme. The mission of the European Foundation Centre (EFC) is to promote and underpin the work of foundations and corporate funders in the New Europe. Orpheus, the information and communications programme of the EFC, provides a public record and a public information service on foundations and corporate funders active in Europe.

Gifts in Kind International
Gifts In Kind International is the recognized leader in the field of product philanthropy, providing an effective conduit for the donation of products, goods, and services from the private sector to the charitable sector.

Grant Seeker's Guide To The Internet: Revised and Revisited
Grant Seeker's Guide To The Internet: Revised and Revisited

Independent Sector
Independent Sector is the only US national forum that brings together the nation's leading foundations, corporate giving programs, and nonprofit organizations to strengthen the nonprofit sector.  Since its founding in 1980, the INDEPENDENT SECTOR coalition has had an enormous impact on strengthening public policy related to nonprofit organizations, improving accountability and disclosure, building a body of research about the sector, and educating policymakers and the public about the important role of the nonprofit sector in a vibrant democracy. 

International Council of Voluntary Agencies
The International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA), founded in 1962, is a global network of human rights, humanitarian, and development NGOs, which focuses its information exchange and advocacy efforts primarily on humanitarian affairs and refugee issues.

Management Assistance Program for Nonprofits (MAP)
Our purpose is to build the capacity of nonprofit organizations to achieve mission-driven results. MAP provides quality, affordable management and board development services for nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, and religious institution.  MAP's services range from accounting to website development.  By using a combination of staff, consultants and volunteers, we are able to provide quality services at an affordable cost.

Network for Good
Network for Good is the Internet's leading charitable resource an e-philanthropy site where individuals can donate, volunteer and speak out on the issues they care about. The organization's goal is to connect people to charities via the Internet using the virtual world to deliver real resources to nonprofits and communities. Network for Good works to advance nonprofit adoption of the Internet as a tool for fundraising, volunteer recruitment and community engagement. 

Non-Profit Nuts & Bolts
Provides practical tips from its monthly printed newsletter to help non-profit executives better manage their organization. Articles cover topics such as fundraising, volunteer management, public relations, special events, committees, board relations.

The NonProfit Times
The Leading Business Publication for Nonprofit Management. This popular monthly newspaper covers all aspects of nonprofit work, including volunteers. Energize president, Susan Ellis, writes a bi- monthly column entitled "On Volunteers" for this publication. 

Quotable Quotes
This is a list of inspirational quotes related to service provided by ServeNet.

United States International Grantmakers

United States International Grantmakers is a resource of the Council on Foundations for both grantmakers and grantseekers working across international boundaries. The purpose of this site is to facilitate international grantmaking by providing access to: 1) Recommended forms with instructions, 2) Country Reports and laws, and 3) Other informational materials and resources.

Information About Volunteering

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AVS Information Gateway

Information About Volunteering

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IAVE - Global Networking

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The Association for Volunteer Services

To promote, facilitate, and improve volunteering and community service throughout Lebanon.

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