Professional Organizations

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.


Nonprofit Program & Events

Introduction to Finding Grants

Monday, June 24 11:00 AM
Independence Regional

Learn the basics of successful grant seeking and how to get started using Foundation Directory Online to find potential private foundation funders for your 501c3 nonprofit. Participants must be comfortable working in the Windows environment and using the Internet.

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