Philanthropy News & Information

European Union Resources

  • EU Book Shop (books & pamphlets on EU funding mechanisms including grants, contracts, and scholarships)
  • EU Commission (the Commission makes direct financial contributions in the form of grants in support of projects or organisations which further the interests of the EU or contribute to the implementation of an EU programme or policy)

Job Sites for Resource Development Professionals

Courses & Workshops on Grant Writing & Proposal Management

Grant Databases & Search Tools

Professional Associations & Networks

Global Development & Social Change

  • Center for Global Development (CGD conducts research and analysis on a range of topics related to issues affecting the developing world.)
  • Community Tool Box (mission to promote community health and development by connecting people, ideas, and resources. Site has some grant writing resources.)
  • CIVICUS (international alliance dedicated to strengthening citizen action and civil society. Site has some grant writing resources).
  • Devex (international and career development resources)
  • Global Health Council (Global Health Council [GHC] is the leading membership organization supporting and connecting advocates, implementers and stakeholders around global health priorities worldwide.)
  • Interaction (Interaction is an alliance organization with 180 NGO members and serves as a convener and voice of the NGO community.)

Grant Writing & Nonprofit Management

  • Blue Avocado (online magazine for American community nonprofits)
  • The Bridgespan Group (nonprofit advisor and resource hub for nonprofit organizations and philanthropists)
  • Grant Training Center (The GTC blog offers useful tips and resources on grant writing. GTC also offers grant courses.)
  • Non-Profit Guides (grant writing tools for nonprofits)
  • Nonprofit Hub (supporting nonprofits through opportunities for education & collaboration)
  • Nonprofit Information (an independent informational website for nonprofits & philanthropists)  
  • The Nonprofit Times (business publication for nonprofit management)
  • SlideShare (SlideShare has a huge collection of presentations on grant writing)

Proposal Management & Development Resources

Grammar & Writing

  • BuzzFeed Style Guide (guide on standards for the internet and social media)
  • Chicago Manual of Style Online(searchable resource for guidance on editing and publishing) 
  • Coursera (Coursera’s catalog includes several writing courses from recognized universities)
  • DailyWritingTips (daily articles on grammar, punctuation, spelling, word usage, & vocabulary)
  • Grammar Girl (tips on grammar, punctuation, and usage) 
  • Grammarly(online tool that checks for grammar mistakes, spelling errors, and poor vocabulary)
  • Editorr (similar to Grammarly in its web interface, editorr relies on real people, not software, to do the editing)

Cloud-Based Tools to Store, Manage, and Share Information

Team Communication Tools

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