Resources for Nonprofits
You can use the links and information below to find valuable resources for your nonprofit. Missing something? Please let us know if there are additional resources you are looking for, and we are happy to help track them down if we can!
Please note: Other local and national organizations offer many of these resources. Listing on this page does not necessarily constitute AZ Impact for Good endorsement.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is the premier organization for fundraisers and nonprofit professionals.
AFP Greater Arizona Chapter – The Greater Arizona Chapter (Metro Phoenix) represent nearly 300 members from the leading nonprofit charities, foundations, and consultants across the Valley.
AFP Southern Arizona Chapter – The Southern Arizona Chapter has over 150 members, some of whom have been fundraising for decades and some whom are new to the field.
AFP Northern Arizona Chapter – The Northern Arizona Chapter has over about 40 members and is made up of both new and experienced fundraisers.
ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation
Through research, education, and outreach activities, the ASU Lodestar Center enhances the effectiveness of those who govern, manage, provide programs and services, volunteer for, and support nonprofit organizations.
ASU Online: Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management
The Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management (MNLM) degree is intended for professionals who work in or desire to work in the nonprofit sector. This online program provides an opportunity to obtain an advanced degree that addresses the unique character of nonprofit organizations and the social sector.
Independent Sector is the leadership network for nonprofits, foundations, and corporations committed to advancing the common good. Their nonpartisan coalition’s networks collectively represent tens of thousands of organizations and individuals locally, nationally, and globally.
National Council of Nonprofits
The National Council of Nonprofits is a trusted resource and advocate for America’s charitable nonprofits. Through their powerful network of State Associations (of which the Alliance is one) and 25,000-plus members – the nation’s largest network of nonprofits – they serve as a central coordinator and mobilizer to help nonprofits achieve greater collective impact in local communities across the country. They identify emerging trends, share proven practices, and promote solutions that benefit charitable nonprofits and the communities they serve.
Society for Nonprofits
Society for Nonprofits is a leading resource for nonprofit professionals and has been helping nonprofit leaders increase their knowledge and grow the capacity of their organizations for more than 30 years. Alliance nonprofit members receive Society for Nonprofits membership for free! Click here to learn more.
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network ( YNPN)
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network is a network of diverse thought leaders dedicated to creating a thriving, resilient, and inclusive nonprofit sector. YNPN provides access to a community of emerging leaders across the nonprofit sector through networking events, innovative programming, digital communications, and volunteer opportunities.