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NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT INFORMATION RESOURCES

Nonprofit Management, Volunteers
Volunteer Management - Texas
Volunteer Management - United States
Change Mangement - Articles
Change Management - Websites
Legal Information
Nonprofit Strategic Planning
Nonprofit Problem Solving
Marketing, Fundraising, Proposal, and Grant Writing
Grant Writing
Marketing
Project Management
Team Building
Nonprofit Management - Best Practices, Technology, and Success Stories
Nonprofit Technology
Nonprofit Management Education Programs

 

NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT, VOLUNTEERS

ALLIANCE FOR NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT
Keywords: Nonprofit Management, Resources
This is a comprehensive resource for information on nonprofit management. Especially impressive is its Alliance Resource Center, a searchable database of information by topic and resource type (such as websites, books/videos, newsletters, and organizations). Also features a helpful FAQs section with information on board development, financial management, strategic planning, fundraising, and risk management.
Alliance for Nonprofit Management
2001
http://www.allianceonline.org/

ARNOVA-L LISTSERVE
Keywords: Listserv, Nonprofit Organizations, Volunteers
ARNOVA is the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action. By joining ARNOVA's listserv (electronic discussion list), members can share information and discuss issues and problems related to nonprofit groups, volunteers, and philanthropy. The listserv currently has more than 1,000 subscribers from around the world. ARNOVA-L members can also search the listserv archive for past discussion topics.
Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action
April 12, 2001
http://www.arnova.org/list_srv.html

INTERNET NONPROFIT CENTER
Keywords: Nonprofit Organizations, Management
The Internet Nonprofit Center (INC) provides information for and about U.S. nonprofit organizations. An extensive FAQ section gives links to material on organization, management, regulation, resources, and development of nonprofits. Also useful is the INC Library, with further links to information on nonprofits.
Evergreen State Society
April 19, 2001
http://www.nonprofits.org/

NONPROFIT RESOURCE CENTER
Keywords: Nonprofit Organizations, Management
This site offers many sets of links, organized in five major categories: 1) legal information and boards of directors; 2) support organizations; 3) finance, accounting, and general management; 4) fundraising; and 5) marketing and people management. Also includes a mini-primer on nonprofits and a resource list of recommended books.
Nonprofit Resource Center
2001
http://www.not-for-profit.org/

NONPROFIT RESOURCE CENTER OF TEXAS
Keywords: Nonprofit, Philanthropy, Texas
Provides technical, consulting, and training information for those who work or volunteer for nonprofit and philanthropic groups in Texas. Includes a link to material from the Texas Nonprofit Management Assistance Network.
Nonprofit Resource Center of Texas
2001
http://www.nprc.org/

VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT - TEXAS

SERVICE LEADER: VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ONLINE RESOURCES
Keywords: Volunteer Management, Texas, Virtual Volunteering, Recruiting, Training, Recognition, Retention
This site was created by the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. It has an excellent array of volunteer management resources and a guide to virtual volunteering.
RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin
May 2000
http://www.serviceleader.org/

TXSERVE
Keywords: Volunteer Management, Texas, Recruiting, Training, Recognition, Retention
A site dedicated to strengthening public service and volunteerism in the state of Texas. This site is sponsored by the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin and the Texas Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service. The section covering management tools for service leaders in Texas is especially good.
The Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin and the Texas Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service.
April 3, 2001
http://www.txserve.org/

VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT - UNITED STATES

ENERGIZE
Keywords: Volunteer Management, Bibliography, Quotations, Recruiting, Training, Recognition, Retention, Listserv, Discussion Board
A commercial site that contains most of the information anyone would want about the field of volunteer management. It has a discussion board, great links, quotations, an extensive bibliography, and listservs that one may join, etc. However, it should be kept in mind that they are trying to sell books and merchandise. Everyone links to this site - and for a good reason, it is thorough.
Energize, Inc., 5450 Wissahickon Ave., Philadelphia PA 19144.
April 24, 2001
http://www.energizeinc.com/welcome.html
Energize Library: http://.enwwwergizeinc.com/art.html
Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed to read the free e-books.

ASSOCIATION FOR VOLUNTEER ADMINISTRATION
Keywords: Volunteer Management, Bibliography, Quotations, Recruiting, Training, Recognition, Retention
This is a membership association with its own journal. However, without subscribing, one can still have access to many of the resources provided. There is a good library of articles and links to other sites, including a quotations page, network and career information, etc.
Association for Volunteer Administration, P.O. Box 32092, Richmond, Virginia, 23294.
April 3, 2001
http://www.avaintl.org/index.html
Bibliography of Resources on Volunteer Program Management:
http://www.avaintl.org/resources/bibliography.html
The journal is by subscription only. However, there is free access to most of the excellent resources on the site.

CHANGE MANAGEMENT - ARTICLES

BUILDING AND LEADING THE NIMBLE ORGANIZATION
Keywords: Change Leadership, Implementing Change
Conner discusses the need for today's organizations to be able to change rapidly. He offers advice to managers on how to lead their organizations through chaotic conditions produced by constant change.
Daryl R. Conner
October 2001
http://www.odrinc.com/inter/news/iwgc.htm

BOUNCING BACK
Keywords: Change Initiative, Change Process
Conner discusses the need for resilience among individuals in organizations for dealing with change. He advises managers on how to create an environment that fosters successful response to change.
Daryl R. Conner
September 1994
http://www.odrinc.com/inter/news/delta.html

SELLING CHANGE
Keywords: Implementing Change, Selling Change
Crandall asserts that change must be sold to individuals in an organization in order for it to succeed. He offers managers advice on selling change and describes mistakes to be avoided.
Dr. Rick Crandall
1996
http://www.smartbiz.com/sbs/arts/pos14.htm

THE NEW COMMANDMENTS OF CHANGE
Keywords: Change Leader
In this book excerpt, Drucker describes policies, practices and strategies organizations need in order to successfully adapt and thrive in today's rapidly changing business environment.
Peter F. Drucker
June 1999
http://www.inc.com/articles/details/printable/0,3535,CID804,00.html

CHANGE MANAGEMENT 101: A PRIMER
Keywords: Managing Change, Change Strategy
Nichols provides a broad overview of the concept of change management and describes four basic strategies for managing change. He discusses skills required for managing change and factors to consider in selecting a change management strategy.
Fred Nichols
March 2001
http://home.att.net/~nickols/change.htm

CHANGING ORGANIZATIONS AND PEOPLE
Keywords: Change Process, Organizational Change
Nolan describes resistance to change as a human need for homeostasis. He lists individual's reasons for resisting change, but also lists ways for managers to successfully manage resistance in order to ensure organizational success.
Timothy Nolan, Leonard Goodstein, and J. William Pfeiffer
1993
http://www.smartbiz.com/sbs/arts/pod1.htm

ORCHESTRATING SUCCESSFUL ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES
Keywords: Organizational Change, Change Process
This article lists key points to consider when initiating organizational change. It identifies common causes of resistance to change and discusses appropriate managerial responses.
ProActive Leadership
1997
http://www.mbsnet.com/lbchange.htm

CHANGE MANAGEMENT: IT STARTS AT THE TOP
Keywords: Change Management, Change Process
This article discusses change management skills and lists specific managerial behaviors for leading change. It also lists and discusses techniques for smoothing the change transition process.
SBA Online Women's Business Center
January 2001
http://www.onlinewbc.org/docs/manage/change.html

CHANGE MANAGEMENT - WEBSITES

CHANGE MANAGEMENT RESOURCE LIBRARY
Keywords: Change Management
The Change Management Resource Library offers links to books, articles, websites, training and consultants in the area of change management. Although many of the links are to commercial sites, many are to free resources.
ProSci Research and Publishing Company
2001
http://www.change-management.org/

CENTER FOR LEADERSHIP AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT
Keywords: Change Management, Change Leadership
This website is a collection of links and resources on the topics of organizational change management and change leadership.
The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania
2000
http://leadership.wharton.upenn.edu/welcome/index.shtml

LEGAL INFORMATION

IRS
Keywords: Tax-exempt, Filing
This link has information for tax-exempt organizations. Includes information regarding requirements, how to apply for tax-exempt status, and annual filing requirements. Also has a Tax-exempt Organization Kit, which includes forms and publications. There is a FAQ section and IRS customer service information.
Internal Revenue Service
March 15, 2001
http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/bus_info/eo/index.html

FRAUD & ABUSE
Keywords: Fraud, Abuse, Ethical
List of FAQs regarding fraud and abuse with links for where to go to find more information. Some examples of topics covered: What to do if you suspect fraud. How to help the attorney with the complaint. How to run an ethical operation.
Internet Nonprofit Center
April 6, 2001
http://www.nonprofits.org/npofaq/keywords/1x.html

LIABILITY
Keywords: Liability, Volunteer Screening, Background Check
What is a nonprofit organization's liability? Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found at this site. For example: Are board members liable? Do we need to screen volunteers? Are background checks required?
Internet Nonprofit Center
April 12, 2001
http://www.nonprofits.org/npofaq/keywords/1h.html

INSURANCE
Keywords: Insurance
Answers to frequently asked questions about insurance coverage for directors, officers, and other nonprofit workers.
Compass Point Nonprofit Services
Unknown
http://search.genie.org/genie/ans_result.lasso?cat=Insurance

NONPROFIT STRATEGIC PLANNING

NOTHING SUCCEEDS LIKE CAREFUL, REALISTIC PLANNING
Keywords: Planning, Action Planning, Crisis Management
Adapted from a presentation given to the Home Child Care Association of Ontario by author and consultant Ken Wyman, the article outlines Wyman's seven steps for successful action planning and his six-part process for crisis prevention.
CharityVillage Ltd.
2000
http://www.charityvillage.com/charityvillage/research/rfrm2.html

NONPROFIT GENIE STRATEGIC PLANNING FAQ
Keywords: Planning, Strategic Planning, FAQ
Fifteen links to various articles answering questions regarding the why's, what's, and how's of strategic planning.
CompassPoint Nonprofit Services
1999
http://search.genie.org/genie/ans_result.lasso?cat=Strategic+Planning

EIGHT PROBLEMS WITH YOUR STRATEGIC PLAN
Keywords: Planning, Strategic Planning
Eight questions for evaluating a strategic plan and the planning process.
Premier Navigator
September 1998
http://www.state.in.us/cei/news/strategic.html

STRATEGIC PLANNING (IN NONPROFIT OR FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS)
Keywords: Planning, Strategic Planning
Article with many external links that provides detailed, step-by-step breakdown of the entire strategic planning process. Information is provided by Management Assistance Program (MAP) for Nonprofits. MAP for Nonprofits primarily works with nonprofit organizations in the Greater Twin Cities Metropolitan Area of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
McNamara, C.
1999
http://www.mapnp.org/library/plan_dec/str_plan/str_plan.htm#anchor1933032

STRATEGIC PLANNING FAQ
Keywords: Planning, Strategic Planning, FAQ
Fifteen articles discussing the components of a strategic plan.
Sponsored by American Express
no date
http://207.238.152.42/faqs/sp%5Fmain.html

NONPROFIT PROBLEM SOLVING

PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
Keywords: Problem Solving, Decision Making
Description of the seven step problem-solving process.
McNamara, C.
1999
http://www.managementhelp.org/mgmnt/prsnlmnt.htm - anchor227589 *

PROBLEM-SOLVING
Keywords: Problem Solving
Illustrated treatment of seven step problem-solving process.
NonProfit Management Solutions Newsletter
1996
http://www.nonprofitmgtsolutions.com/ps.htm

PROBLEM SOLVING AND ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES
Keywords: Problem Solving
Collection of six tools and techniques used in problem-solving process: Brainstorming, Critical Path Analysis, Decision Tree, Force Field Analysis, Plus/Minus/Interesting (PMI), Strength/Weakness/Opportunity/Threat (SWOT) Analysis.
Mind Tools
1998
http://www.mindtools.com/page2.html

STEPS TO DECISION-MAKING AND PROBLEM-SOLVING
Keywords: Problem Solving, Decision Making
Eight step problem-solving process with discussion of some of the reasons for implementing rational problem solving.
Mental Health Net
http://www.orocta.org/new_page_2.htm

PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS
Keywords: Problem Solving
Comprehensive list of skills, attitudes, and methods required for effective problem solving. Information adapted from the book Problem Based Learning: How to get the most out of PBL, by D.R. Woods.
Russo, R.
December 1995
http://www.biology.iupui.edu/Biology_HTML_Docs/biocourses/K345/PBL_Web_Pages/ProblemSolvingProcess.html

MARKETING, FUNDRAISING, PROPOSAL AND GRANT WRITING

THE FOUNDATION CENTER
Keywords: Nonprofit, Grant Writing, Grantsmanship, Funding, Management
The Foundation Center is a large site devoted to providing news & research information for nonprofit organizations. There is a great deal of grant and funding information here. In its current incarnation, most information is available from the toolbar at the top of the main page. General information links and bibliographic information on print sources is also provided. A good source to return to perhaps weekly, if not daily. Good FAQs and newsletter type information.
The Foundation Center
unknown
(copyright 1995-2001)
http://fdncenter.org/

THE LEARNING INSTITUTE FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
Keywords: Nonprofit, Management, Marketing, Education, Courses
This site, co-sponsored by the United Way of America, has a lot of good, free resources available. The site content includes bibliographies of print sources, a glossary of terms, and PDF files on various topics including marketing and financial management in nonprofit organizations. Includes links to many other online resources of interests to NPOs. Also includes a listserv.
The Learning Institute
December 7, 2000
http://www.uwex.edu/li/learner/sites.htm

INTERNET NONPROFIT CENTER
Keywords: Nonprofit, Grant writing, Marketing, Management
This is a very comprehensive and well-organized site. Users may browse through the FAQs or select topics from a pull-down menu. Topics are broken down into categories such as Organization, Management, and Regulation. There is lots of free, useful information here of interest to nonprofit organizations. This site is maintained by The Evergreen State Society, a Seattle-based NPO.
The Evergreen State Society
April 20, 2001
http://www.nonprofits.org/

NONPROFITEXPERT.COM
Keywords: Nonprofit Organizations, Management, Marketing, Nonprofit Law, Volunteerism
Nonprofitexpert.com is a good comprehensive portal site related to nonprofit organizations. There is a wealth of information available here, from advice on starting a new NPO to legal information for nonprofits. Also provides contact information for nonprofit agencies and associations, broken down by state, and bibliographic information for print resources on various topics of interest to nonprofits, including marketing and management. This is a commercial site, however, so they may try to sell services or information, but there is also a great deal of free information on this site.
Minges & Associates, LLC
January 25, 2001
http://www.nonprofitexpert.com/

INTERNET RESOURCES FOR NONPROFITS - ONLINE SITES, LINKS, AND DIRECTORIES
Keywords: Nonprofit, Fundraising, Marketing, Management, Volunteerism, Venture Philanthropy
The United Cerebral Palsy Association has quite a comprehensive website devoted to information about nonprofit organizations, including general information about how NPOs are created and managed, as well as resources on funding and resource development and board and trustee resources. Note additional links to specific resources (grant writing, fundraising) at this website.
United Cerebral Palsy Association, Utica NY
March 26, 2001
http://www.ucp-utica.org/uwlinks/directory.html

GRANT WRITING

GRANTS AND GRANT WRITING
Keywords: Grants, Grant Writing, Grant Proposal, Grantsmanship, Fundraising, Resource Development
The Utica, NY Area United Cerebral Palsy Association has compiled a large number of links to websites about grant writing. Includes contact information for particular funding sources as well as information about how to write a grant proposal. A wide variety of sources is represented, from general information about grant writing to specific grant opportunities for nonprofit organizations. Users can register at some of the sites to receive email alerts about new grant opportunities as they come up.
United Cerebral Palsy Association, Utica NY
April 6, 2001
http://www.ucp-utica.org/uwlinks/grants.html

FUND RAISING AND RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
Keywords: Nonprofit, Fundraising, Resource Development
This site, maintained by the Utica, NY Area United Cerebral Palsy Association, provides a comprehensive list of resource development sources available online. There are quite a few sites that provide information on planning, resource development, and ways to encourage philanthropy. UW members may find the links on using the Internet for fundraising particularly informative.
United Cerebral Palsy Association, Utica NY
March 29, 2001
http://www.ucp-utica.org/uwlinks/fundraising.html

PROPOSAL WRITING TIPS
Keywords: Grants, Grant writing, Grant Proposal, Grantsmanship
This is a good resource for people seeking introductory, basic information about grant writing. Maintained by the University of Wisconsin's Office of Grants, which provides links to additional proposal writing assistance sites as well as a couple of starting points for identifying funding sources.
University of Wisconsin, Office of Grants
March 23, 2001
http://www.uwosh.edu/departments/grants/tips.html

THE BODY, HEART, & SOUL OF GRANT WRITING
Keywords: Grant Writing, Grantsmanship, Grant Proposal, Grants
This is a short introductory article for people just getting into grant writing. It outlines the overall process and provides some advice for writing successful grants. A good, nontechnical overview of grant writing.
Judith Prebyl
June 24, 1999
http://www.friendcalib.org/newsstand/f3grant.htm

GRANTS AND RELATED RESOURCES: NONPROFIT VIRTUAL LIBRARY
Keywords: Nonprofit, Grants, Grantwriting, Grantsmanship, Grant Proposal
This site is maintained by people at the Michigan State University Library. It provides a good, comprehensive list of links related to grant writing and fundraising for nonprofits. There is also a link to a Nonprofit Resource Guide, which is a directory of organizations of interest to nonprofits. Primarily a list of links, this site is usable and easy to navigate. Focuses primarily on nonprofits in the state of Michigan, but many of the links are of general interest and useful to non-Michiganian nonprofit organizations.
Jon Harrison, Funding Center Supervisor, Michigan State University Libraries
March 27, 2001
http://www.lib.msu.edu/harris23/grants/znonprof.htm

MARKETING

THE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION MARKETING TEST
Keywords: Nonprofit, Marketing
This site provides a quick-&-dirty overview of marketing issues in a nonprofit organization. Provides a 10-step questionnaire that identifies the important aspects of marketing and gets managers thinking about overall goals and directions that should guide marketing efforts.
Bruce G. Rosenthal, Communications and Marketing Manager, National Foundation for Women Business Owners.
February 4, 2000
http://www.ideasiteforbusiness.com/nonprofit.htm

MARKETING FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
Keywords: Nonprofit, Marketing, Advertising
The about.com treatment on Marketing for Nonprofits is a good starting point that offers some basic definitions and concepts as well as a list of resources and links where users can follow up on general topics or find more specific information. About.com is a fairly well respected source and provides some good, current information. The overall site (http://www.nonprofit.about.com) is also worth perusing.
About.com
unknown
(copyright 2001)
http://www.nonprofit.about.com/careers/nonprofit/library/weekly/aa052798.htm

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

PLANNING A PROJECT
Keywords: Project Management, Project Planning, Managers
A brief, informative introductory article about planning a project that leads to success. This article looks at aspects of the planning stage of a project. It was written by senior lecturer, Gerard Blair of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Edinburgh. Mr. Blair has written extensively on management skills and practices.
Gerard M. Blair
March 11, 1999
http://www.ee.ed.ac.uk/~gerard/Management/art8.html

HOW TO TEACH YOURSELF ABOUT PROJECT MANAGEMENT…WITHOUT SPENDING ANY MONEY ON TRAINING OR CONSULTANTS!
Keywords: Project Planning, Project Management Resources
In this brief, one-page article, Michael Greer highlights starting points for anyone interested in planning a major or minor project. He provides a step-by-step guide for getting a project going right from the very start without having to spend money on an outside consultant service.
Michael Greer
January 31, 2001
http://www.michaelgreer.com/self-teach-pm.htm

KEY PROJECT MANAGER ACTIONS AND RESULTS
Keywords: Project Managers, Project Management Methodology
For over a decade, Michael Greer has been helping new project managers become more effective through his books, articles, workshops, and frequent public speaking appearances. This one-page table outlines the 20 key project manager actions, and organizes them according to their support of the five essential project management processes of: initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing.
Michael Greer
January 31, 2001
http://www.michaelgreer.com/20-actns.htm

WIDEMAN COMPARTIVE GLOSSARY OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT TERMS V2.0 (2000)
Keywords: Glossaries, Project Management
This glossary is highly recommended by The Project Management Institute (PMI), known for excellence in the promotion of successful project management for businesses. Each term can be selected with a computer mouse to view the full definition. The writing is clear, concise and up-to-date.
R. Max Wideman
December 20, 2000
http://www.pmforum.org./library/glossary/index.htm

PAPERS & BOOKS ABOUT PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Keywords: Project Management Resources, Online Articles
A list of several free articles either written or co-authored by R. Max Wideman, a leading figure in the project management (PM) field. The articles are well written and very informative for those getting involved in project management for the first time.
R. Max Wideman
January 2000
http://www.maxwideman.com/papers/index.htm
Articles are available to read or print in HTML (HyperText Markup Language) or PDF format. An Adobe Acrobat free download is provided on page for the PDF documents.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT - THE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR NONPROFITS WEB BASED RESOURCE
Keywords: Project Management, Internet Resources
The Management Assistance Program for Nonprofits Website -Free Management Library offers many free and highly integrated online resources geared primarily for nonprofits and their management needs. This particular page is about Project Management. This is a valuable online resource for learning more about project management, planning a long or short term project, or just finding out about related topics.
The Management Assistance Program for Nonprofits
1999
http://www.mapnp.org/library/plan_dec/project/project.htm

TEAM BUILDING

GROUPS THAT WORK
Keywords: Work Groups, Team Building, Management
Mr. Blair writes easy-to-read, informative articles about management issues. His articles are some of the more clear and concise available for free over the Internet. In this brief but informative article, Mr. Blair explores the dynamics of groups and addresses some of the key points of forming a group. This article is a must-read for new managers or facilitators of work related or social group settings.
Gerard M. Blair
January 1998
http://www.ee.ed.ac.uk/~gerard/Management/art0.html

HOW TO BUILD QUALITY INTO YOUR TEAM
Keywords: Group Dynamics, Workplace Quality, Team Leading, Management Advice
In this article, Mr. Blair discusses the value of adding quality to a group dynamic. He explains exactly what "quality" means in the workplace and offers practical suggestions for incorporating the values of quality into an established or newly formed team.
Gerard M. Blair
January 1999
http://www.ee.ed.ac.uk/~gerard/Management/art3.html

THE HUMAN FACTOR
Keywords: Management, Human Interactions, Small Work Teams
In the management of a small team, the human factor is crucial to success. This article considers possible motivators and a simple framework for dealing with people. Mr. Blair touches on the concepts of human behavior, motivation and proper training when considering just how "human" teams can be. This is an excellent springboard document for understanding how humans interact with each other as a working team.
Gerard M. Blair
January 1999
http://www.ee.ed.ac.uk/~gerard/Management/art6.html

INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP MOTIVATION IN THE WORKPLACE
Keywords: Work Teams, Group Motivation, Workplace Team Issues, Management
This is one of a series of academic articles written by graduate students at the University of North Texas, Center for the Study of Work Teams. The entire series is excellent and the articles are usually less than 3 pages each. This article gives a good overview of what "motivation" really means in the work environment. Melissa Garza touches on key points managers should know about team dynamics and the role motivation plays in the workplace.
Melissa A. Garza & The University of North Texas (Denton, Texas)
1998
http://www.workteams.unt.edu/reports/garza.html

THE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR NONPROFITS WEBSITE - FREE MANAGEMENT LIBRARY
Keywords: Team Building, Electronic Resources, Reference Material
The Management Assistance Program for Nonprofits Website - Free Management Library offers many free and highly integrated online resources geared primarily for nonprofits and their management needs. This particular page is about Team Building concepts. This site offers links to resources on related topics, as well as a comprehensive list of team building resources such as articles, web pages, newsletter subscriptions, and discussion groups.
The Management Assistance Program for Nonprofits
2000
http://www.mapnp.org/library/grp_skll/teams/teams.htm
Free material available primarily on the Internet.

NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT - BEST PRACTICES, TECHNOLOGY, AND SUCCESS STORIES

EAST BAY MAPP ONLINE-M/TA
Keywords: Nonprofit Management, Best Practices, Technology
Nonprofit Management and Technical Assistance (M/TA) tools and resources for nonprofit organizations. Best practices in nonprofit management and technology learning and support in the form of links, tools, resource library, and a peer support forum. Also includes links to sites of all other aspects of "best practices" in management (board development, collaboration, computer internet and technology, consulting services, fundraising, leadership, executive training, nonprofit news, information, and organizational development.
East Bay Management Assistance Partnership Project Online
April 21, 2001
http://www.eastbaymapp.org/mta_links.html

BEST PRACTICES TOOLKIT: COMMUNICATIONS TOOLS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE
Keywords: Best Practices, Nonprofit Management, Technology, Success Stories
A "Best Practices" Toolkit for Nonprofit Management from the Benton Foundation. This site contains information links to valuable resources for nonprofit management: Planning, Implementation, Evaluation, Organizing and Advocacy, Building an Online Community, Publicizing Your Efforts, Strategic Communications, Discussion Lists, and Nonprofit Newsletters, Technology Funding, Fundraising on the Internet, Technical Assistance, Web Links, and Related Publications, and Lessons Learned (success stories from the field).
Benton Foundation
February 28, 2001
http://www.benton.org/Practice/Toolkit/discuss.html

CENTER FOR COMMUNITY BASED AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
Keywords: Nonprofit Management
Austin Community College provides a collection of resources on the topics of: Publications, Leadership, News, Links, Education and Training, Resource Center, Discussion Group, Community Services, and Nonprofit Database.
ACC Center for Community Based & Nonprofit Organizations
November 2, 2000
http://www3.austin.cc.tx.us/npo/Default.htm

THE MANAGEMENT CENTER
Keywords: Best Practices, Nonprofit Management
The Management Center is a leading resource for Nonprofit Management support providing information on Nonprofit Assessment tools, Library. "Best Practices" Conference 2001, Nonprofit News, Consulting Services, Education, and much more.
The Management Center
http://www.tmcenter.org/index.html

THE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR NONPROFITS
Keywords: Nonprofit Management
With a goal of "guiding nonprofits toward better management," the Management Assistance Program (MAP) for Nonprofits offers resources in way of a free management library, news wire, helpful sites, newsletters, discussions, publications, workshops, web classes, and more.
Management Assistance Program (MAP) for Nonprofits
April 2001
http://www.mapnp.org/

CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONPROFITS
Keywords: Nonprofit Management, Success Stories, Technology
Programs and services, "best practices," success stories, publications, technology help, and other helpful links.
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits
April 20, 2001
http://www.cen.org/default.htm (home)
http://www.cen.org/Maria_Nic.htm (success stories)

W. K. KELLOGG FOUNDATION KNOWLEDGEBASE
Keywords: Nonprofit Management, Leadership, Success Stories
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation Knowledgebase is searchable and has some valuable resources available for access, including publications, a grant database, a Leadership Workbook (see link below), and more.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
http://www.wkkf.org/Knowledgebase/ (searchable resources) http://www.leadershiponlinewkkf.org/local/learningcenter/Pubs/Grassroots/workbook/Grassrootswkbk1.P&C.pdf (link to Leadership Workbook)

THE ALLIANCE FOR NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT RESOURCE CENTER
Keywords: Nonprofit Management, Success Stories
The Alliance states their goal as being "dedicated to building and transferring knowledge related to nonprofit management and governance." They offer a valuable "search feature" of their database of resources. Additionally, a link to Success Stories is a resource sharing how others have succeeded in nonprofit management.
Alliance for Nonprofit Management
http://www.allianceonline.org/

TEXAS NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE NETWORK
Keywords: Nonprofit Management
Offers libraries, workshops, consulting, academic programs, and publications.
Texas Nonprofit Management Assistance Network, Inc.
http://www.texasnetwork.org/index.html

NONPROFIT TECHNOLOGY

TUTORIAL JUNCTION
Keywords: Technology
Online tutorials by the University of Texas Graduate School of Library and Information Science IT staff under the direction of Dr. Mary Lynn Rice-Lively.
Graduate School of Library and Information Science - University of Texas
January 31, 2001
http://www.gslis.utexas.edu/technology/tutorials/

NONPROFIT TECH
Keywords: Nonprofit Technology
Nonprofit Tech offers technology assistance to the nonprofit sector through a large list of services from user support and training to technical assistance to product development, discussion forum, tech library and more.
Nonprofit Tech Association
2001
http://www.nonprofit-tech.org/

TECH SOUP - THE TECHNOLOGY PLACE FOR NONPROFITS
Keywords: Nonprofit Technology, Success Stories
Technology assistance for nonprofits: Nonprofit Discounts, Technology Planning, Hardware, Software, Using the Internet, Web Building, Consultants, Training, Computer Networks, Internet Connections, Databases, Funding, Product Reviews, Message Boards, Nonprofit Stories, Resource Lists, Glossary, Tech Support, Worksheets, Links, and more.
Compu Mentor
2001
http://www.techsoup.org/

CIRCUIT RIDER
Keywords: Nonprofit Technology, Best Practices
Circuit Rider states, "The goals of circuit riding, both at WAJF and in general, are met by helping grantees who are behind the technology curve learn about and make effective use of technology, and by helping technologically savvy organizations make better use of their resources. The main methods to accomplish these goals include providing hands-on technical assistance and one-on-one training from circuit riders, and providing funding for tools ranging from hardware and software, to classroom training, to Internet access."
W. Alton Jones Foundation
2001
http://www.circuitrider.net/index.htm

NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT EDUCATION PROGRAMS

COLLEGE OF EXTENDED EDUCATION NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE
Keywords: Nonprofit Management Education, Best Practices
ASU offers extended education courses for those interested in nonprofit management.
ASU Extended Campus
2001
http://www.asu.edu/xed/npmi/certificate.html

CERTIFICATE FOR ONLINE NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT LEARNING
Keywords: Nonprofit Management Education, Best Practices
Online Education Program for Nonprofit Management.
University of Illinois at Chicago
2001
http://www.uic.edu/cuppa/gci/programs/profed/online/

 

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