Online Resources

Resources for Fundraisers


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.

IRS Charitable Contributions

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.

IRS Charitable Contributions - Substantiation and Disclosure Requirements

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. 

Utah Division of Consumer Protection

All nonprofits need to register with this division, as do fundraising consultants, etc.  

Utah Nonprofits Association Fundraising Resources

List of fund raising resources - most of these are to raise funds online. 

Utah Planned Giving Round TableUtah Planned Giving Round Table

The Utah Planned Giving Roundtable is a network of professionals focused on financial planning and philanthropy.
 

Grant Professionals Association of Utah

The Utah Area Chapter works to unite grant professionals to promote ethical standards, adopt best practices, and share knowledge. 

Nonprofit Academy for Excellence at the University of Utah

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.
 

Master of Arts in Community Leadership at Westminster College

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.

Master of Public Administration at the University of Utah

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


Community Foundation of Utah

As tax-exempt public charities, community foundations serve their regions's people, places and causes with charitable funds designed to make a lasting impact. 

Park City Community Foundation

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.

Utah Division of Consumer Protection

All nonprofits need to register with this division, as do fund raising consultants, etc. 

Utah Division of Arts and Museums

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. 

Utah Humanities Council

Empowering Utahns to Improve Their Communities Through Active Engagement in the Humanities.

Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks (ZAP)

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.