*Also see the Social Entrepreneurship resource page

The Bridgespan Group


Brings leading-edge strategies and tools to the challenges and opportunities facing nonprofit organizations and foundations.

The Foundation Center


Provides information about every foundation in the country. Much of this information is free, but some of it is for paying subscribers only.

The Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership


Includes a resource center with lots of great information for starting, running and funding an organization.

Nonprofit Good Practice Guide


Provides key information designed to help anyone manage a nonprofit organization efficiently and effectively. Explore helpful articles, tips, resources and glossaries within ten topic areas aimed to provide information for CEOs, board members, staff and volunteers.

The Small Business Administration


Offers information and resources on starting and financing a small business.

Management Help


Provides a free downloadable library on a large number of management topics for nonprofit and for profit organizations as well as social entrepreneurs.

The Small Business Administration’s Online Women’s Business Center


Seeks to “level the playing field” for women entrepreneurs and offers resources and programs to help women start and build successful businesses.

Independent Sector


Serves as the a meeting ground for the leaders of America’s charitable and philanthropic sector and provides a leadership forum for charities, foundations, and corporate giving programs committed to advancing the common good in America and around the world.