Recommended Resources

  • Nonprofits: USA.gov
    Official information and services from the U.S. government for nonprofit organizations.
  • South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations
    The mission of the S.C. Association of Nonprofit Organizations (SCANPO) is to serve, support and strengthen nonprofit organizations for a better South Carolina.
  • Idealist.org – Action Without Borders
    Idealist is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives.
  • GuideStar
    GuideStar Data Services allows you to tap into millions of fields of information stored in its extensive database. Whether you’re looking for information on public charities or private foundations, Data Services can help you get the best information for your research, outreach, or marketing needs.
  • Craigslist Foundation
    Craigslist Foundation creates community in the nonprofit arena by ‘helping people help’, regardless of cause or sector. They are uniquely positioned to support nonprofits by providing free and low cost education opportunities to emerging nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs, thereby fulfilling the mission of “Providing knowledge, resources and visibility to the next generation of nonprofit leaders.”
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
    The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents nearly 28,000 members in more than 190 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. The association fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession.
  • National Council of Nonprofit Associations
    The National Council of Nonprofit Associations (NCNA) is the network of state and regional nonprofit associations serving over 20,000 members in 41 states and the District of Columbia. NCNA links local organizations to a national audience through state associations and helps small and midsize nonprofits: manage and lead more effectively; collaborate and exchange solutions; engage in critical policy issues affecting the sector; and achieve greater impact in their communities.
  • National Charitable Solicitations Registry, LLC
    The Charitable Registry provides initial and renewal registration services for charitable organizations on a state-by-state basis.
  • Fire Science Online
    An expert-driven guide to public service careers and volunteer opportunities. Helping interested students and professionals better understand the many public service areas of employment, including how to get started through volunteer opportunities.