Frequently Asked Questions and Resources

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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!

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Blue Avocado


Future Fundraising Now


Nonprofit Quarterly

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Wild Women Fundraising


2018 Global Trends in Giving

ALICE Report

Arts & Social Impact Explorer

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

John Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies Nonprofit Works

Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy

Opportunity Insights


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

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

Northern Piedmont Community Foundation

PATH Foundation

The Jesse & Rose Loeb Foundation