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After the Grant: The Nonprofit's Guide to Good Stewardship


An invaluable and practical resource for anyone seeking funding from foundations, this Guide will help you manage your grant to ensure you get the next one.

Effective Economic Decision-Making by Nonprofit Organizations


Editor Dennis R. Young offers practical guidelines to help nonprofit managers advance their mission while balancing the interests of trustees, funders, government, and staff.

Expanding Your Nonprofit Organization Skills: An Audio Survey Course


Get the information you need to gain a better understanding of effective nonprofit organization techniques. Written Arnold J. Olenick MBA, CPA, with contributions from Philip R. Olenick, JD.

Foundation Fundamentals


Our popular how-to guide gives beginning grantseekers a thorough overview of the funding research process, with special focus on web-based tools as well as print resources.

Foundations and Public Policy


There has been growing interest in strategic philanthropy and the role of U.S. foundations in shaping public policy. The transfer of policy decisions to states and communities has created new opportunities for foundation engagement.

Guia para escribir propuestas


The Spanish-language translation of our 5th edition Guide to Proposal Writing.

Investing in Capacity Building: A Guide to High-Impact Approaches


Author Barbara Blumenthal helps grantmakers and consultants design better methods to help nonprofits, while showing nonprofit managers how to get more effective support.

Local Mission-Global Vision: Community Foundations in the 21st Century


Editors Peter deCourcy Hero and Peter Walkenhorst examine the new role of community foundations, exploring the potential impact of transnational evolution on organized philanthropy.

Philanthropy's Challenge: Building Nonprofit Capacity Through Venture Grantmaking

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Drawing on his years of experience working within both nonprofit and for-profit organizations, author Paul Firstenberg explores the roles of grantor and grantee within various models of venture grantmaking.

The 21st Century Nonprofit


NEW! This new edition details the significant improvements in management practice that have taken place in recent years.

The Board Member's Book: Making A Difference in Voluntary Organizations


Learn how to increase your organization's impact by creating and managing an effective board.

The Foundation Center's Guide to Proposal Writing, 6th Edition


The newest edition of our most popular Guide, with grantmaker perspectives on the latest trends in reviewing proposals.

The Foundation Directory

Key facts on major funders include their fields of interest, contact information, financials, names of decision-makers, and more.

The Foundation Directory Part 2

Broaden your prospects with key facts on America's most generous mid-size funders.

The Foundation Directory Supplement


The Supplement provides revised entries for hundreds of foundations in The Foundation Directory and The Foundation Directory Part 2.

The Global Role of U.S. Foundations


The study focuses in particular on how foundations have addressed five major global challenges: health disparities, poverty, climate change, democracy and civil society, and peace and security.

The Grantseeker's Guide to Winning Proposals


The latest addition to our best-selling Winning Proposals series includes 35 actual, funded proposals reprinted in their entirety.

Wise Decision-Making in Uncertain Times: Using Nonprofit Resources Effectively


Edited by Dennis R. Young, this essential nonprofit management guide focuses on the unique challenges faced by nonprofits in the post-9/11 economy.