Online Resources

Resources for Fund Raisers

» AFP Resource Center
Drawing from dozens of publications and backed by the power of the Internet, the AFP Resource Center provides fundraising professionals with customized research assistance on fundraising issues and best practices.
 
» Guidestar
The donor's guide to the charitable universe, Guidestar gathers and publicizes information about nonprofit organizations. Their mission is to revolutionize philanthropy and nonprofit practice by providing information that advances transparency, enables users to make better decisions, and encourages charitable giving.
 
» USA.gov
Resource for federal grant opportunities.
 
This publication explains how to claim a deduction for charitable contributions. It discusses organizations qualified to receive them, the types of contributions you can deduct, how much you can deduct, what records to keep, and how to report them.
 
This is for tax-exempt organizations that receive contributions of $250 or more, or that provide goods or services to donors who make contributions of more than $75, or for donors who make contributions to a charity.
 
» Certified Fund Raising Executive Program
CFRE International offers the only internationally-recognized baseline professional credential for philanthropic fundraising executives.
 
» The Foundation Center
The Foundation Center is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation's leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grant makers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust.
 
» National Center for Charitable Statistics
The national clearinghouse of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States.
 
All nonprofits need to register with this division, as do fund raising consultants, etc.
 
 
» Utah Nonprofits Association Fundraising Resources
List of 
fund raising resources - most of these are to raise funds online.
 
The Utah Planned Giving Roundtable is a network of professionals focused on financial planning and philanthropy.
 
The Utah Area Chapter works to unite grant professionals to promote ethical standards, adopt best practices, and share knowledge.
 
Designed for managers, staff, volunteers, and trustees of Utah's nonprofit community, the Academy offers a meeting place for professionals to share ideas and strategies and build relationships that last beyond the classroom.
 
The MACL degree and certificate programs will prepare you for leadership positions in a variety of community organizations that work to strengthen communities and democratic processes.
 
The MPA program is an interdisciplinary degree that builds professional knowledge and operating competence for the experienced public administrator or the student seeking a career as a manager in public or nonprofit agencies.
  

Resources for Nonprofit Organizations

As tax-exempt public charities, community foundations serve their regions's people, places and causes with charitable funds designed to make a lasting impact.
 
As tax-exempt public charities, community foundations serve their regions's people, places and causes with charitable funds designed to make a lasting impact.
 
» Utah Nonprofits Association
The Utah Nonprofits Association works to strengthen the Utah nonprofit community so that we may all work together to create a dynamic group of organizations that serve the various needs of our local and global community.
 
» Utah Commission on Volunteers
The Utah Commission on Volunteers works to improve communities through service and volunteering by focusing on promoting community collaboration, volunteer recognition, youth service, and administering AmeriCorps national service and Citizen Corps emergency preparedness programs.
 
» Chronicle of Philanthropy
Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas.
 
All nonprofits need to register with this division, as do fund raising consultants, etc.
 
Utah Arts & Museums awards over $1 Million dollars in grants every year to support and assist arts organizations, cultural organizations, and museums across the state of Utah.
 
Empowering Utahns to Improve Their Communities Through Active Engagement in the Humanities.
 
The mission of the Zoo, Arts & Parks (ZAP) Program is to enhance Salt Lake County resident and visitor experiences through art, cultural, and recreational offerings.