Resource Library

Registry and Regulators (United Kingdom)

UK Charity Commission – Charity registration for charities located in England and Wales. This site offers finance history, trustee information, areas worked in, and charitable purpose. www.gov.uk/find-charity-information

Scottish Charity Regulator – Charity registration for charities located in Scotland. This site offers finance history, trustee information, areas worked in, and charitable purpose. www.oscr.org.uk

Charity Commission for Northern Ireland – Charity registration for charities located in Northern Ireland. This site offers finance history, trustee information, areas worked in, and charitable purpose. www.charitycommissionni.org.uk/charity-search

Charity Choice – The Premier Guide and List of Charities in the UK. https://www.charitychoice.co.uk

 

Fundraising

Institute of Fundraising  – Supports fundraisers through leadership and representation, best practice and compliance, education and networking. www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk/guidance

Get Grants, Grant Fundraising Consultancy – Provides training, information, and advice that fundraisers with all levels of experience can understand and use. www.getgrants.org.uk

More Partnership Ltd. – Assists nonprofits in education, the arts, healthcare, science and charities to fundraise more effectively. www.morepartnership.com

International Fundraising Consultancy – Provides fundraising and management consultancy or hands-on fundraising to cover most fundraising needs. www.groupifc.com

Double the Donation – A resource for basic information about non-profit fundraising. https://doublethedonation.com/tips/nonprofit-fundraising/

The Fundraising Authority – A source of basic information about non-profit fundraising. http://www.thefundraisingauthority.com/fundraising-basics/

 

Website Design

Salsa – Provides easy to grasp tips and guidance for developing an effective website. https://www.salsalabs.com/blog/nonprofit-website-design-strategies

TechSoup – Provides basic steps for designing (or redesigning) a non-profit website. https://www.techsoup.org/support/articles-and-how-tos/tips-for-designing-or-redesigning-a-nonprofit-website

 

Non-Profit Resources – UK

NCVO: National Council for Voluntary Organizations – Champions the voluntary sector by connecting, representing, and supporting voluntary organisations. https://www.ncvo.org.uk

Fundraising Regulator – An independent, non-statutory body that regulates fundraising across the charitable sector in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. https://www.fundraisingregulator.org.uk

 

Non-Profit Resources – USA

National Council on Nonprofits – Provides valuable information on non-profit organization and governance, fundraising, and changes in US tax law. https://www.councilofnonprofits.org

WINGS: Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support – A global network of philanthropic associations and support organizations whose purpose is to strengthen, promote and provide leadership in philanthropy and social investment. https://www.wingsweb.org

 

Publications and Training

Directory of Social Change – Provides funding directories and best practice management guides addressing diverse non-profit needs. www.dsc.org.uk/publications

NFP Workshops – Provides affordable training courses for charities, schools and not for profit organizations. www.nfpworkshops.co.uk