Useful tools of the trade to help your staff and organization
get better at doing good
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
By Steven R. Covey
These habits stand the test of time and can stimulate personal, professional and organizational growth.
Good to Great and the Social Sectors: Why Business Thinking is Not the Answer
By Jim Collins
As he did in the first Good to Great, Jim Collins describes what it takes to raise the bar—this time for the social sector.
The Nonprofit Quarterly
Investigative journalism for nonprofit organizations on philanthropy, fundraising, governance and policy.
Defining Mission and Measuring Impact
What Matters: Investing in Results to Build Strong Vibrant Communities
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Nonprofit Finance Fund
Measurement as Learning
By Jeri Eckhart-Queenan and Matt Forti
What nonprofit CEOs, Board Members, and Philanthropists need to know to keep improving.
What Impact? A framework for measuring the scale and scope of social performance.
By Alnoor Ebrahim V. Kasturi Rangan
Charity Channel – https://charitychannel.com
Donor Search – Resources for Donor Prospecting – https://www.donorsearch.net/prospect-research-tools-resources/
The Foundation Center – http://foundationcenter.org
GrantStation – https://grantstation.com
NOZAsearch – https://www.nozasearch.com
Searchable database of charitable donations – lower cost packages available
Philanthropy News Digest – https://philanthropynewsdigest.org
Philanthropy Southwest – https://www.philanthropysouthwest.org
Grantmaking community within the Southwestern states
Womens Funding Network – http://www.womensfundingnetwork.org
Nonprofit Business Matters
Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations – https://tano.org
Texas Secretary of State – http://www.sos.state.tx.us/corp/nonprofit_org.shtml – Texas business law pertaining to nonprofit organizations