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Nonprofit Resources

The Appalachia Nonprofit Resource Center offers free online access to curated resources for nonprofit organizations navigating beyond the COVID-19 crisis. 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

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.

Beware of the Dog: Nonprofit Watchdogs and Their . . . Impact on Your Organization

Description: The first of a two-part blog, this piece provides background on the four leading charity watchdog organizations, explains their role, and suggests how than can be viewed as allies, rather than adversaries. The second. . .

Getting Ready for Giving Tuesday Workbook

Description: The Workbook provides a comprehensive framework that will help nonprofits prepare for and generate the maximum return from their participation in Giving Tuesday. It includes advice on goal setting, an activity timeline, . . . campaign organization and structure, branding, the “campaign narrative” and other practical topics, and incorporates a link to a very helpful Video Companion Guide.

The Ultimate Guide to Setting Up Virtual . . . Volunteering in Your Organization

Description: A new term, virtual volunteering, is one that the nonprofit industry is using more and more. Already spread thin leaders and staff are going to be asked to be creative in their approaches to not only engaging volunteers. . .

The Four Principles of Purpose-Driven Board . . . Leadership

Description: This opinion piece by BoardSource’s President & CEO draws from the results of that organization’s comprehensive survey of nonprofit Boards (“Leading With Intent”). Anne Wallestad posits thoughtful and provocative. . .

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