Effective July 2022, our Resource Library is open by appointment. Vaccination and masks required please. For information on the Foundation Database Online (FDO), see Grantseeking Resources below.
Hours: Tuesdays 10:00am – 12:00pm; Wednesdays 1:00pm – 3:00pm.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment.
NPWorks (a service of Nonprofit Solutions)
For 20 years, NPSolutions has maintained the premier job site for Southern California nonprofits. It has been recently updated to include additional features for Job Seekers & Employers.
Member organizations receive a 50% discount on job posts. Job Seekers can create a free profile and a upload resume, as well as browse the large selection of resources and tips for job hunting.
About.com’s Nonprofit Charitable Organizations
Basic information of nonprofit charitable organizations
Alliance for Nonprofit Management
A professional association of individuals and organizations devoted to improving the management and governance capacity of nonprofits
Association of Fundraising Professionals
A professional association for the fundraising profession, formerly the National Society of Fundraising Executives
Board Cafe Archives
Free monthly electronic newsletter written for Board members and Executive Directors
Resources for board members and organizations, including a large bookstore
California Association of Nonprofits
A statewide membership association for the purpose of protecting, strengthening, and promoting nonprofit organizations in the state
CalNonprofits Insurance Services
Find the employee benefits and liability insurance coverages you need and locate valuable information to help with day-to-day operations
Resources and e-mail forums discussing such topics as grants and foundations, the law of tax-exempt organizations, governance, philanthropy, fundraising, mentoring, and more
Chronicle of Philanthropy
A national magazine on grants and giving with articles, a searchable guide to grants, and a host of other information available online. Some material is free, most requires a password
A Los Angeles nonprofit that serves as an incubator, project manager and intermediary for emerging nonprofits
Council of Better Business Bureau
A watchdog site that includes the Philanthropic Advisory Service, with reports on most-asked questions about charities and other soliciting organizations.
Council on Foundations
Promotes knowledge, growth and action in philanthropy
Portal on volunteer management, including books, links, articles, interviews and more
Digest of fundraising news, grant maker information, an online library, and a marketplace of fundraising-related books, CD-ROM’s and seminars
Information about specific nonprofit organizations, including financial reports
Promotes information sharing, cross-sector collaboration and advocacy among individuals and organizations working on a broad range of public interest issues
Handson San Diego
Find volunteer opportunities and track your project hours
A global directory of nonprofit-related information, including products, services, publications, and events
Legal Handbook for Volunteers
Online edition of the Volunteer’s Legal Handbook
Management Assistance Program for Nonprofits
The Free Management Library is a great resource, with templates and materials for nonprofit managers
Online and magazine publication with valuable articles about the nonprofit sector.
Nonprofit Risk Management Center
Publications, a newsletter, a library, consulting and audits to help minimize risks for nonprofit staff and volunteers
Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network
Connecting and supporting individuals and organizations who empower nonprofits to use technology to achieve their missions
Selected articles from this monthly national magazine for nonprofits
Offers assessment and planning, hands-on assistance, skills-building classes, technology library, and technology volunteers
Points of Light Foundation
Information on volunteerism and volunteer program management
Our members, volunteers, and donors are the fuel that power this organization. We can use free survey templates to constantly keep in touch with them, understand their expectations and work towards their satisfaction with this simple yet robust tool.
A portal for all topics dealing with nonprofits and technology
Thousands of volunteer opportunity listings