Nonprofit Resources

The Appalachia Nonprofit Resource Center (ANRC) offers free online access to curated resources for nonprofit organizations navigating beyond the COVID-19 crisis. ANRC registered users also receive a Free GrantStation Membership. Additional resources can be found on the website of our sponsor, the Appalachian Regional Commission.

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Financial Management Resources

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

Nonprofit Fundraising Resources

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

Programs & Operations Resources

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

Board Development Resources

  • Nonprofit Board Responsibilities
  • Board Member Job Description
  • Board Self-Evaluation Mechanisms
  • Committee Structure & Responsibilities
  • New Member Orientation
  • Promoting Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Below are recent examples of resources for the above topics.

Red Flags, Yellow Flags – Are Your Financial . . . Statements Trying to Tell You Something?

Description: This resource, available as a download from BoardSource, details those “warning signs” that nonprofits should be aware of when reviewing their financial statements, such as the opinion letter, balance sheet, and income. . .

“Find Me the Money” Webinar

Description: This webinar is the third hosted as part of the ARNC Alumni Professional Development Series. Set as a conversational format facilitated by ARC’s Bettina Jones, two experts – Tracey Rowan from the Economic Development . . . Administration and Courtney Spearman representing the National Endowment for the Arts – explain the types of grants available from their respective federal agencies and the process/schedule for various funding programs. Cheryl Hargrove, the ANRC administrator with a long history of applying for and managing grants, discusses the advantages and disadvantages of federal funding – and how to evaluate opportunities that are right for your organization. ARC’s Antonella Salmeron instructs users on how to access the grants.gov portal.

Your Most Important Asset: Recruiting and . . . Retaining Nonprofit Talent

Description: Are staffing issues keeping you awake at night? Check out the PPT from the ANRC’s May 2022 webinar entitled, Your Most Important Asset: Recruiting and Retaining Nonprofit Talent. Tom Hooper of Jobs for the Future. . .

Leading with Intent

Description: This report is the tenth in a series launched in 1994, and is organized around four categories: 1) The Work – What Boards Do & How Well They Do It; 2) The People – Who Boards Are & How They Are Structured; 3) The. . .

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