Professional organizations for fundraising and nonprofit management help build philanthropic networks that support the social sector.
Association of Fundraising Professionals
The Association of Fundraising Professionals provides its members opportunities to advance philanthropy by becoming effective and ethical fundraisers.
Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy
CECP's mission is to lead the business community in raising the level and quality of corporate philanthropy. Their members seek and create opportunities to advance the case for philanthropy and to inspire community giving.
National Association of State Charity Officials
In the U.S., each state may have different requirements and procedures for forming charitable organizations. Additionally, use this resource for information on obtaining and maintaining federal tax-exempt status.