The Appalachia Nonprofit Resource Center offers free online access to curated resources for nonprofit organizations during the COVID-19 crisis. This virtual training hub will frequently update content to provide timely and easy-to-reference resources to make informed decisions during the crisis and beyond. Additional COVID-19 resources can be found on the website of our sponsor, the Appalachian Regional Commission.

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Nonprofit Resource Directory

Financial Management – Fundraising – Mission & Operations

The Nonprofit Resource Directory contains curated content including practical instruction, workbooks, presentations, articles, templates, and toolkits – each summarized with an overview for easy review and download. All of these resources are available completely FREE of charge.

Signup or Signin to access curated nonprofit resources in three key topic areas: financial management, mission & operations, and fundraising. While these resources are particularly applicable to nonprofit organizations located in or providing services to Appalachia, they should prove helpful to any nonprofit organization.

Nonprofit Financial Management Resources
Nonprofit Mission & Operations Resources

Financial Management

Financial Management Resources include:

  • Cash Flow Management
  • Scenario Planning
  • Financial Tools, Policies, and Protocols
  • Expense Reduction Strategies
  • A Balance Sheet Approach to Sustainability
  • Other Financial Management Resources

Mission & Operations

The Mission & Operations resource topic focuses on:

  • Mission & Vision Statements
  • Scenario Planning
  • Mergers, Major Reconstructions, Strategic Alliances
  • Program Evaluation
  • Paradigm Planning – Reimagining Your Organization


Fundraising Resources include:

  • Development Plans
  • Current Trends and “Best Practices”
  • The Board’s Role in Fundraising
  • Fundraising Techniques and ROI
  • Measuring Fundraising Effectiveness