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These useful links will take you to other sites where you can research foundations, obtain assistance in identify funding sources, and find news and information about philanthropy and the nonprofit sector. View a list of current Edyth Bush Institute member organizations.

American Association of Fundraising Counsel and AAFRC Trust for Philanthropy
http://www.aafrc.org/  
Member firms of the AAFRC provide fundraising counsel and direction to nonprofits in North America, whose goals directly relate to philanthropy. This organization's purpose is to advance the field of fundraising and promote philanthropy.

America's Charities
http://www.charities.com 
America's Charities, a coalition of national and community-based charitable organizations, offers individuals the opportunity to contribute to its member charities through workplace giving campaigns.

Association of Fundraising Professionals
http://www.afpnet.org/  
Effective January 1, 2001, the National Society of Fundraising Executives became the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). The organization's overall mission is to advance philanthropy and the fundraising profession.

Capaciteria
http://capaciteria.com 
Capaciteria is a free, comprehensive searchable database directory of administrative resources that helps nonprofits leverage their own capacity using the trusted source networks of information they rely upon. It assists nonprofits in understanding the various categories of administrative capacity they need to manage their nonprofits and provides them links to resources in those categories, vetted by their peer NGO’s.

Charity Channel
http://www.charitychannel.com/
Hosts a variety of discussion forums for nonprofit professionals. Topics include grants and foundations, arts and culture organization fund raising, planned giving, health care philanthropy, laws of tax exempt organizations, volunteering, technology and more.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
http://philanthropy.com/
The newspaper of the nonprofit world, the The Chronicle of Philanthropy is published every other week and is available at the Philanthropy Center Library. The Chronicle's website provides a summary of the contents of the current issue, as well as a calendar of upcoming conferences and workshops, job listings, links to additional nonprofit resources, and other useful information.

Council on Foundations
http://www.cof.org/  
The Council on Foundations is a nonprofit membership association of grant making foundations and corporations, serving the public good by promoting and enhancing effective and responsible philanthropy.

Cybergrants, Inc.
http://www.cybergrants.com/  
CyberGrants uses the Web to bring grant makers and seekers together. Nonprofits can create and submit on-line grant proposals, which Cybergrants then matches with prospective funders at no charge to the grant seeking organization.

Environmental Grantmakers Association
http://www.ega.org/  
A website for environmental grant making.

The Florida Philanthropic Network
http://www.fpnetwork.org/  
The Florida Philanthropic Network's mission is to organize foundations to develop and promote a philanthropic voice within the state, and to create a space for dialogue and advance joint efforts among nonprofits, business, and government to constructively address critical public policy issues facing Florida's residents. It envisions a state where all sectors - government, corporate, and nonprofit - engage in constructive dialogue and work together to promote the best interests of the residents of Florida.

The Foundation Center
http://www.foundationcenter.org/  
An independent nonprofit information clearinghouse that collects, organizes, analyzes, and communicates information on foundations, corporate giving, and related subjects. Individuals may research foundations using the Center's online Foundation Directory at the Olin Library on the Rollins campus or at the Philanthropy Center offices at 200 E. New England Avenue in Winter Park, FL.

Grant Professional Network
http://www.gpninc.org/  

Guidestar
http://www.guidestar.com/  
GuideStar is a database that provides information on 501 (c) (3) nonprofits, including program descriptions, IRS 990s and 990PFs, newsletters, and press releases from the organizations.

Heart of Florida United Way
http://www.hfuw.org/  
Heart of Florida United Way is Central Florida's most comprehensive health and human services charity, meeting the community's volunteer and gifts-in-kind needs while serving as the largest provider of funds to the area's most critical health and human service programs.

Independent Sector
http://www.independentsector.org  
A national coalition of grantmakers and nonprofits that conducts research and works on public policy matters affecting nonprofits.

Lifelong Learning Institute
http://www.wppl.org/institute  
See Winter Park Public Library below for more information. Winter Park Public Library & the Lifelong Learning Institute The Lifelong Learning Institute at the Winter Park Public Library is the adult education arm of the Library. Seminars, workshops and programs support learning for adults beyond the classroom. Institute programs include: Arts & Entertainment, Health & Wellness, History & Current Events, How To and Vital Living

MissionFish Auctions
http://www.missionfish.com/  
MissionFish Auctions is a unique Internet auction engine that turns donated goods into cash for nonprofits. The organization brings donors and auction shoppers together in a dynamic marketplace where everyone wins.

National Center for Charitable Statistics
http://nccs.urban.org/  
The National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS) is the national repository of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States. Its mission is to develop and disseminate high quality data on nonprofit organizations and their activities for use in research on the relationships between the nonprofit sector, government, the commercial sector, and the broader civil society.

Network for Good
http://www.networkforgood.org/  
Network for Good offers a guide to local and national charities with information on how to donate, volunteer, and speak out on a variety of issues related to philanthropy and the nonprofit sector.

Nonprofit Times
http://www.nptimes.com/  
The website for this monthly newspaper for nonprofits features stories and columns from the print edition and also includes "Ask Dr. NonProfit," a special feature found only on the online version. The Nonprofit Times is available at the Philanthropy Center Library.

Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida
http://www.nonprofitjax.org/  
The mission of The Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida is to enable a thriving nonprofit community by equipping nonprofit leadership, facilitating collective action and enhancing public understanding. The Center was established in 2002 as an organization to support and advocate for a strengthened nonprofit sector in Northeast Florida.

Online Fundraising Resources
http://www.fund-online.com/  
An online class in researching and funding presented by the Philanthropy Center.

Techsoup.org
http://www.techsoup.org/  
One of the nation's oldest and largest nonprofit technology assistance agencies, TechSoup.org offers nonprofits assistance in determining and addressing technology needs. 

YNPN Orlando
http://www.ynpn.org/orlando  
YNPN Orlando is an emerging chapter of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network. YNPN Orlando is led by a group of dedicated young professionals in the nonprofit sector to build a network and exchange information about key issues relevant to the local, state and national nonprofit sector.

Disclaimer: The Edyth Bush Institute provides the links above to other Internet sites as a user service and does not necessarily endorse, support, or attest to the accuracy of information posted on the linked sites. Moreover, the Edyth Bush Institute assumes no responsibility for the privacy or security of any information you may submit to these third parties.

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