Academy for Grassroots Organizations

Academy GO is dedicated to improving the quality of life in San Bernardino County by supporting and strengthening the nonprofit sector through a variety of resources and learning opportunities.


Association of Fundraising Professionals

AFP advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice effective and ethical fundraising.


California Association of Nonprofits 

You’re not alone!  CalNonprofits is right there with you on the front lines advocating on behalf of the 501c3 community as well as providing education, a job board, even insurance services!


Center for Nonprofit Advancement

A program of the Riverside Access Project Foundation, the Center for Nonprofit Advancement is a nonprofit community resource center focused on increasing the capacity of Coachella Valley organizations to be more effective in identifying, addressing, and sustaining the solutions they work so hard to provide every day.


Giving Tuesday

The first Tuesday after Thanksgiving is #GivingTuesday, a growing movement to mark the start of the winter holidays with a focus on philanthropy rather than consumerism.  Here you will find lots of tools and ideas for starting your own #GivingTuesday campaign.


Health Assessment and Research for Communities (HARC)

HARC is dedicated to providing objective, reliable research, analysis and technical services to communities in order to facilitate better decision making regarding health and quality of life in the Coachella Valley. In addition to providing free, searchable data (HARCsearch) through their website, HARC also provides consulting services.


Inland Empire Capaciteria

ieCapaciteria connects professionals, volunteers and organizations to resources available to strengthen the Inland Empire’s nonprofit sector.


IRS Publication 1771: Charitable Contributions Substantiation and Disclosure Requirements

Everything you need to know about complying with IRS charitable gift receipt rules in one handy pdf.


The Nonprofit Partnership

Located on the campus of Long Beach City College, The Nonprofit Partnership builds the capacity of nonprofit professionals, board members and volunteers by promoting collaborative opportunities, enhanced resource development, networking opportunities, custom support services and year round educational seminars and workshops.


Supporting Advancement

Lots of great samples for everything from alumni appeal letters to donation acceptance policies to development staff job descriptions.


Unified Chart of Accounts

It’s not enough to just raise the money.  Funders need to know that their contributions are being effectively managed and accounted for it. The California Association of Nonprofits, CompassPoint Nonprofit Services and The California Society of CPA’s endorse the Universal Chart of Accounts (UCOA) which is designed to standardize nonprofit accounting and to translate financial statements directly into the categories required by the IRS Form 990.


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