Resources

Books on philanthropy (European and other)

At http://www.nefic.org/content/news you can download Philanthropy in Europe Philanthropy in Europe has been largely neglected. A book, Philanthropy in Europe – a rich past, a promising future, edited by Norine MacDonald and Luc Tayart de Borms, will start to fill … Read More

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Directories of Funders

Do not write the potential funder “cold,” having established no previous relationship and making a desperate plea for funds that can harm your organization’s reputation with potential funders. The Grantseeker’s Guide to the Internet www.online.nonprofit.net/info.guide.html The Foundation Directory http://grants.library.wisc.edu/organizations/foundationsbooks.html Funders … Read More

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Foundations & Giving networks

The following list is of some very large foundations and networks that may be potential funders for your CBO or NGO, as well as online directories of foundations not previously listed. Foundations usually require ALL of the items detailed under … Read More

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Foundations by country – Europe

Finland Members Listing. Council of Finnish Foundations. Listing of 40 grantmaking foundations and associations, with some Internet links. http://www.skr.fi/spalvelu/council France The Foundation Jean Jaur├Ęs Germany German Foundation Index Provides links to more than 1,200 homepages of German foundations. The site … Read More

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Fundraising blogs

Our own Nick Sireau from Alkaptonuria (AKU) UK has a great blog, lots to do with fundraising, at http://akurarediseaseguide.wordpress.com/category/fundraising/ Any questions, please email him directly or leave him comments.

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Fundraising capacity

http://www.resource-alliance.org/resources/71.asp The Resource Alliance’s mission is to build the fund-raising and local resource mobilization capacity.

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Funds for NGOs

fundsforngos.org is an online initiative, working for the sustainability of NGOs by increasing their access to donors, resources, and skills. It uses technology to spread knowledge and increase capacity. NGOs around the world all face unique challenges in attracting and … Read More

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Getting donors online

http://www1.networkforgood.org/ Get Donors Online Our Fundraising Services (http://www1.networkforgood.org/for-nonprofits/fundraising) Network for Good is here to give you all the tools (and moral support) that you need to fundraise online. And we do it all for less with no hidden fees. Free … Read More

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Good fundraising practice

The European Fundraising Association (EFA) is a large organisation of different fundraising groups throughout Europe. The EFA are focused on maintaining standards throughout Europe when it comes to fundraising and are extremely keen to develop good fundraising practice. They are … Read More

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How Do Nonprofits Raise the Funds They Need?

http://nonprofit.about.com/ http://nonprofit.about.com/od/fundraising/u/happydonors.htm Fundraising is the meat and potatoes of a nonprofit. Luckily there are a lot of choices about how to go about it. Find out the best ways and match the right ones to your organization. Fundraising online, fundraising … Read More

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