Local Resources and Supporting Organizations
>>Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership (GPNP) is an initiative of The Forbes Funds and advocates on behalf of all nonprofits that work hard to assure that our region is healthy and vibrant. Visit their resource library for tools and information on topics such as strategy, financial management, and research reports.
>>Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management works to provide effective and practical management and governance tools, information, education, and research that strengthen nonprofit missions and multiply on all investments of time, talent, and money made in regional nonprofit organizations. Visit their catalogue of classes and calendar of events for upcoming information offerings.
>>Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Western PA (WPA) works to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs. AFP WPA fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession. Visit their website for resources and event information.
Philanthropy News and Discussion
>>Chronicle of Philanthropy offers a robust advice section to help nonprofit workers do their jobs publishes articles on the latest nonprofit fundraising trends and innovation. (Website)
>>Philanthropy News Digest (PND) is a daily news service that summarizes the contents of original articles, press or news releases, and grantmaker communications. In addition, PND publishes Request for Proposal listings daily, providing a brief overview of current funding opportunities offered by foundations and other grantmaking organizations. (Website)
>>Philanthropy Roundtable is a nonprofit membership organization that advises and serves the interests of philanthropists through meetings, discussions, guidebooks, and advocacy. (Website)
>>ThinkProgress is a news site dedicated to providing readers with rigorous reporting and analysis from a progressive perspective. Articles cover the intersections between politics, policy, culture, and social justice. (Website)
FOR INDIVIDUALS LOOKING TO MAKE A LONG-TERM IMPACT
>>Starting a Fund: The Pittsburgh Foundation has nearly 70 years of experience helping individuals and families make a lasting and powerful difference in the lives of others.
>>Planned Giving: The Pittsburgh Foundation offers specialized services and guidance that can make a powerful difference in the lives of your loved ones, community, and future generations.
>>Tools to Guide Your Giving Process: The Center for Philanthropy’s staff will help you define your philanthropic objectives, and deeply understand the community issues most important to you and your family.