We offer links to online resources for nonprofit organizations. The information listed below does not imply endorsement by the Henderson Community Foundation.

Creating an Effective Board

  1. BoardSource Provides information about building effective nonprofit boards.
  2. Board Cafe Provides  Provides a blog for members of nonprofit boards as well as access to past issues dating back to 1997.
  3. BoardNet USA Connects nonprofit boards and new leaders.

Strategic Planning and Management

  1. Alliance for Nonprofit Management Dedicated to building the capacity of individuals, organizations and communities working to achieve positive social change and cultural enrichment.
  2. Free Management Library  Provides a variety of links to help nonprofits and for-profits; it is contributed to by users and readers
  3. Independent Sector Serves as the premier meeting ground for the leaders of America’s charitable and philanthropic sector through public policy development, sponsorship of ground-breaking research and numerous resources.
  4. Nonprofit Finance Fund  Provides capital and advice to help nonprofits strengthen their mission, improve their capacity to deliver services and strengthen their communities.
  5. Nonprofit Risk Management Center Provides webinars on timely topics for nonprofits.

Technology Improvement

  1. Tech Soup Connects nonprofits with donated and discounted technology products.
  2. CommonCraft Free, easy-to-understand and entertaining videos that show how to use all kinds of technology from software to social marketing tools.
  3. Idealware Provides Consumer-Reports-style reviews, articles, product comparisons, recommendations, case studies, and news about software of interest to nonprofits
  4. Nonprofit Technology Network Offers a free monthly newsletter focused on effectively using technology.
  5. Non Profit Cloud | NPCloud Provides cloud-based technology products and services to other nonprofits.
  6. TechImpact Nonprofit that implements and supports other nonprofits’ entire technology infrastructure, either in the cloud or on-premise, at below market prices.


  1. Association of Fundraising Professionals Works to advance philanthropy and has a chapter in Las Vegas (www.afplasvegas.org).
  2. The Foundation Center Offers a searchable database of grant making organizations nationwide. Full access available through the Clark County Library.
  3. Grant Professionals Association Provides useful articles about grant seeking, newsletters, journals, and a place to exchange documents with other members (Nevada Chapter info. here)
  4. Grant Select Offers a searchable database of grant making organizations nationwide.

Communications and Marketing

  1. Public Relations Society, Las Vegas Chapter Provides training in Las Vegas in communications and public relations.
  2. Smart Chart Provides a free interactive chart to guide nonprofits through the communications planning process or to evaluate a campaign that is in progress
  3. Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab Lists guidelines for website credibility as part of the lab’s ongoing research into websites.
  4. The Communications Network Helps foundations and nonprofits communicate more effectively by providing web-based seminars, links to publications, and online tools
  5. PollingReport.com Provides information on recent polls by CNN, NBC, CBS and other organizations that may help support a point an organization wants to make

Publications and E-newsletters

  1. The Chronicle of Philanthropy The newspaper of the nonprofit world.
  2. The NonProfit Times A printed publication providing information about nonprofit management.
  3. Philanthropy News Digest The Foundation Center’s online news source.
  4. The Nonprofit Quarterly Offers a free online newsletter about nonprofit issues.
  5. Blue Avocado Delivers intriguing and uplifting nonprofit news and tips.