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Grants and Related Resources: Nonprofit Resources

A compilation of resources for grant and financial aid seekers.

Nonprofit Resource Guide: A Directory of Organizations of Interest To or Serving Nonprofits

Nonprofit Resource Guide: A Directory of Organizations of Interest To or Serving Nonprofits. Includes links to organizations such as the Council of Michigan Foundations, the Michigan Nonprofit Association, the Grantsmanship Center, etc. that provide  assistance to nonprofit managers

Nonprofit Virtual Library

Nonprofit Virtual Library : This web site focuses on nonprofit directories and other web sites (over 100 in all) providing advice or information about running nonprofits.

Starting a Nonprofit Organization

Online Magazines

  • Chronicle of Philanthropy
    is the newspaper of the philanthropic world.  Note for the MSU Community :  The online issue archives only goes back to 2015 and the relaunch of and the switch to a monthly magazine, but you do have access to content back to 1997 through the site search functionality.  A limited number of print issues are also available in the Funding Center Collection.   And by the way, the MSU Libraries also provide free access to the Chronicle of Higher Education to the MSU Community.
  • Grassroots Fundraising Journal
    Offers practical, how-to instruction on various fundraising strategies geared towards smaller non-profit organizations. Back issues are available in print in the Funding Center Collection.
  • Nonprofit Times
    Delivers news, business information and original research on the daily operations of tax-exempt organizations.
  • Nonprofit World
    Provides nonprofit leaders with concise and practical articles whose advice can be easily implemented. Issues available for browsing in the Southern Nevada Nonprofit Information Center.
  • Philanthropy News Digest
    A compendium, in digest form, of philanthropy-related articles and features culled from print and electronic media outlets nationwide.

Fundraisers and Consultants

Want to hire someone else to write your grant proposals?  Check out the following list of Fundraiser and Consultant Organizations for possible contacts, as well as related articles and books.

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