Top 15 Resources for Nonprofit Management

by Maria Sadusky  |   |  Strategy  |  2 comments

4 min to read ✭ In this post, you'll learn about 15 resources that your nonprofit can join for free today to navigate through its newest challenges.

Is your nonprofit wondering how to scale more donations, write stronger content, reach an expansive audience, run social media, or stay up to date on the latest policy and news in the nonprofit space? Whether or not you have an established marketing plan or are just learning the ropes, there’s always a unique set of challenges…and solutions! We wanted to make it easy and compile a list that you should have to stay up to date. Here are the Top Nonprofit Resources whose sole focus is to provide the latest and most reliable information for your nonprofit!


1. Philanthropy News Digest by Candid

This free daily news source is just what their name states, news broken down into a digestible form for nonprofits and people in the philanthropic world. PND by Candid offers daily RFP listings with current funding opportunities for your nonprofit and a daily job board. Sign up for free, view their 2021 Conference Calendar for top non-profit conferences, and get daily alerts with the most reliable information to improve your nonprofit!


2. Nonprofit Tech for Good

Are you a startup nonprofit with a small marketing team and want to learn website and email marketing, online fundraising, and social media? Nonprofit Tech for Good is one of the leading, easy-to-understand, news resources for nonprofits and offers a Certificate in Digital Marketing and Fundraising. They provide free and low-cost webinars twice a month on everything from email, website, and social media, to donation page best practices. Join their newsletter to be alerted with new posts and webinars!


3. Nonprofit Quarterly

Nonprofit Quarterly offers nonprofits webinars, podcasts, and online articles on all the trending news for nonprofit organizational management, development, and financials. Head to this site if you want to learn about how the nonprofit sector is adapting to the ever-changing environment.


4. Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN)

NTEN is a 501(c)(3) organization that believes technology should be accessible to all and can be used efficiently. Here you can find training from professionals, articles, online forums, and an annual Nonprofit Technology Conference bringing all of this education to one place for two full days. Become a member and you will not be disappointed.


5. Nonprofit Pro

This resource library is the go-to web, blog, newsletter, and magazine for modern nonprofit managers looking for fresh hard-hitting content. Find relevant information on topics ranging from internal issues such as human resources, board, volunteer management, and technology to tax and legal matters, news, and of course, raising funds. See if you qualify for their free Nonprofit Power Conference to explore the best direct marketing, peer-to-peer, and technological insights this year.


6. The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Some of the most influential charitable organizations in America read the Chronicle. If you’re a nonprofit professional, marketer, or leader, subscribe to The Chronicle of Philanthropy for organizational support, fundraising tips/trends, popular webinars, benchmarking data, and more.


7. Social Impact Exchange

Join the 4,000 members of Social Impact Exchange to not only stay informed but contribute your own ideas and initiatives to build collaborative networks that address pressing issues with social impact. SIE has organized hundreds of articles, papers, books, and more that help solve the business, personal, and technological challenges that come with running a nonprofit.


8. TechSoup Global

Join this online community for articles, webinars, and blog posts on how to use technology to your nonprofit’s benefit. TechSoup serves nonprofit and business leaders with software and other tech services at discounted prices for its members. See how other nonprofits are adapting to technology and using it to their success!


9. Stanford Social Innovation Review

The Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) drives social change leaders together who wish to advance, educate, and inspire social innovation. With online articles, webinars, conferences, podcasts, and newsletters, there is no doubt you and your nonprofit will find the information you need to solve the nonprofit management challenges you face.


10. Network for Good

Get free articles, case studies, guides, and updates on topics from board relations and donor engagement, to hybrid work culture and year-end. Attend webinars and events to network with nonprofit experts and thought leaders. Network for Good had to pivot their missions just like you, and they are coming together to teach how adjusting to the changing world can be an uplifting process.


11. National Council of Nonprofits

The National Council of Nonprofits keeps you informed and empowered with 25,000+ organizational members by identifying emerging trends, sharing proven practices, and promoting solutions that benefit nonprofits and the communities they serve. Search the evolving library for specific tools and resources you need for fundraising, financial management, ethics, or volunteers in your area. View job postings, free e-newsletters, and in-person training in your area to begin operating at a more effective level.


12. Bloomerang

Bloomerang is a donor management software trusted by thousands of nonprofits that want to give nonprofits the freedom to focus more on their mission. If you want access to these best practices based on researched and tested principles, then download free educational eBooks and templates, register for webinars, sign up for their newsletter, or read the blog. Don’t wait to use these free resources that are waiting for you!


13. The NonProfit Times

This reliable source for the nonprofit community reaches more than 200k executives with The NonProfit Times through various digital channels as well as 36,000 executives through print and digital, and has been around for over 34 years. Join tens of thousands of unique visitors for updates and insights into industry news, research, fundraising, and operational tips.


14. Nonprofit Information

Regardless of your mission, Nonprofit Information is here to connect you with information from nonprofit experts that have experience in starting a nonprofit, choosing a board, retaining volunteers, fundraising, and more. Browse their website for advice on leadership, fundraising, and strategy, as well as nonprofit discounts and news.


15. Community Boost’s Blog

If you are looking for free simple guides on multi-channel fundraising, how to increase engagement on social media, the most up-to-date news on changes in technology, or how to optimize your marketing strategy, head to Community Boost’s Blog. You will also have the chance to register for free educational webinars and virtual events including The Nonprofit Marketing Summit 2021 that we will be hosting in August 2021. 

Maria Sadusky


  1. Robert Frank, on February 8, 2022 at 9:58 am

    I have used several apps but Bloomerang is the best to me! Not only does it keep track of our donor information, but it also generates reports. We also use it to send out our monthly e-newsletter to our donors. The templates are easy to customize for our needs.


  2. Malcolm Howell, on April 6, 2022 at 2:15 am

    I am a member of a non-profit organization. Specially, we do different kinds of Collaboration to maintain a society. As we are new & we have to learn much. As I see, you have pointed out so many things which I want to implement in my organizations. These types of resources are really essential to non-profit organizations.


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