We’re going to build this up over the course of the semester. If you find resources you think are really useful, post them here or email them to us and we will do it for you.

Development General

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Foundation Center (perhaps more geared towards fundraising for universities, Includes tutorials, videos, 99 Finder – Tax return foundations have to file that shows gifts they made. Lists trustees and addresses of trustees (though note they are usually an attorney or bankers office).

Philanthropy News Digest (can subscribe to their newsletter)

Pivot (RFPs, lots of science)

Hoovers (search for Univ of Florida, key words, etc. to find links to UF)

LinkedIn (Same)

Guidestar (much broader than FoundatioN Center, though also lots of overlap)

Knowhow Nonprofit (Resource Aggregator)

University of Florida Foundation

UF Foundation Policies


Events Planning

UF Division of Student Affairs Events Planning

Examples of Corporate Development Sites

Wells Fargo


Tools for Fundraising

Donations via Cell Phone

Free Fundraising Software

A list of 10 Inexpensive (or Free) Nonprofit Marketing Tools That Create Stunning Visuals (includes Canva for nonprofits, instagram tools, animation tools, etc.)

Samples and Templates for Nonprofits (includes direct mail letters and thank you letters for donors)

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits (tools for social media, graphic design, video and photo editing, web and email content, productivity…)

199 Amazing Free or Cheap Online Tools for Nonprofits

The Top 9 Free and Open Source Membership Management Software Products

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