Frequently Asked Questions and Resources

The page is being updated regularly with pertinent information.

COVID-19 Resources

Boards

What Nonprofit Board Members Should Be Doing Right Now to Address the COVID-19 Situation – BoardSource

Emergency Funding

Northern Piedmont Community Foundation Emergency Response Fund

The Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties Community Emergency Relief Fund 

United Way COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund

General Resources

COVID- 19 Curated Resources – Center for Nonprofit Excellence

Information on COVID-19 – Independent Sector

Essential Advice and Resources for Nonprofits – COVID-19 / Coronavirus | Recession | Remote Work – Bloomerang

Responding to the Coronavirus Outbreak: Resources to Help Nonprofits – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis Communication Best Practices for Nonprofits – Prosper Strategies

Management

6 Tips for Managing a Virtual Workforce – sgEngage

Meetings

When You Can’t Meet In Person – Joan Garry

How To Facilitate Effective Virtual Meetings – Beth’s Blog

Philanthropy

Candid resources to advance your work during the coronavirus crisis  – Candid

Tips for a Successful Virtual Gala Experience  – sgEngage

Help for Nonprofits During the Coronavirus and Uncertain Economic Times – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Philanthropy’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)  – Candid

Raising Funds in Tough Times – Bloomerang

 

Collaboration

Looking to improve your collaborations? Looking for advice on how to build momentum and assess progress? The Action to Impact: A Coalition-Building Roadmap is designed to guide you!

Download the Roadmap

 

Websites:

Blue Avocado

BoardSource

Future Fundraising Now

GrantAdvisor

GrantSpace

NonprofitAF

Nonprofit Quarterly

Stanford Social Innovation Review

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Wild Women Fundraising

 

Research:

2018 Global Trends in Giving

ALICE Report

Arts & Social Impact Explorer

The Community Opportunity Map- Casey Family Programs

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps

Creative Commons

Data and Research Sources Useful in Grant Writing (From Laurie Jarrett Rogers- CNE trainer and Grant Writer)

The Federal Reserve

Institute for  Health Metrics and Evaluation

IssueLab

John Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies Nonprofit Works

Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy

National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership

Opportunity Index

Opportunity Insights

Social Science Research Network

 

Data Visualization:

Ann K. Emery

Flowing Data

The Opportunity Atlas

Plotly

Racial Dot Map

Reddit – r/dataisbeautiful

Tableau

Vivid Maps

 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

Putting Racism on the Table– Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers

Race Matters Collection – Annie E. Casey Foundation

The MSW@USC Diversity Toolkit: A Guide to Discussing Identity, Power and Privilege – USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

 

Articles:

Creating a 70/20/10 work development plan – Bridgespan

All Hands on Board: The Board of Directors in an All-Volunteer Organization – BoardSource

The Roles and Responsibilities of the Board Chair and the Executive Director – Joan Garry

14 Attributes of an Effective Board – Joan Garry

A Nonprofit Dashboard and Signal Light for Boards – Blue Avocado

Do We Really Need Board Committees? – Board Source

A Nonprofit Boards Dynamics and Processes- FAQs – BoardSource

Robert’s Rules of Order Cheat Sheet for Nonprofits– BoardEffect

 

Technology:

Idealware

TechSoup

Technology Affinity Group (TAG)

 

Free webinars:

Foundation Center webinars

Nonprofit Hub webinars

Firespring webinars

Guide to the Best Free Nonprofit Webinars– Nonprofit Hub

Tax Reform – Impacts on Nonprofits and Giving – Network for Good

 

Local Funders:

Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties

Culpeper Wellness Foundation

Grants.gov

Northern Piedmont Community Foundation

PATH Foundation

The Jesse & Rose Loeb Foundation