The Appalachia Nonprofit Resource Center offers free online access to curated resources for nonprofit organizations during and beyond the COVID-19 crisis. Additional COVID-19 resources can be found on the website of our sponsor, the Appalachian Regional Commission.

Nonprofit Resources

Tamaqua Arts-Financial Management

Financial Management Resources include:

  • Talking Finance
  • Financial Policies & Tools
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Decision Framework
  • Balance Sheet Approach
  • Financial Leadership

Mission & Operations Resources include:

  • Scenario & Paradigm Planning
  • Program Evaluation
  • Operations Refresh
  • Strategic Alliances & Mergers
  • Virtual/Crisis Communication
  • Board Diversity & Engagement

Fundraising Resources include:

  • Philanthropic Trends
  • Measuring Fundraising Effectiveness
  • Virtual Fundraising
  • Fundraising Techniques and ROI
  • Development Plans
  • The Board’s Role in Fundraising

How to Talk About Finances So Non-Financial Folks . . . Will Listen

Description: Drawn from the experience of CFO’s from a wide range of nonprofits and other highly respected experts, this article addresses three reasons why it is so hard to get people to pay attention to financials: 1)intimidation,. . .

Reframing Governance III

Description: This article looks at a new nonprofit governance model, with new models of authority and accountability. Citing governance as a function, the author upends the traditional role of the board as the central structure in . . . new governance models. The evolution of governance brings new challenges, and as such requires new leadership at a community rather than at the individual nonprofit level.

11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2021

Description: This annual report, now in its fifth year, identifies and articulates eleven trends in philanthropy for 2021. Produced by the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University, draws on the . . . talent and experience of eleven faculty and staff as they address topics as varied as social justice funding, the globalization of philanthropy, the sector’s role in building public trust, and how data is transforming philanthropy.

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