The Foundation Center – Cooperating Collections

Find a Cooperating Collection near you! Cooperating Collections are free funding information centers in libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit resource centers that provide excellent, searchable on-line databases of grant opportunities and a variety of materials useful to grantseekers.

WNC Nonprofit Pathways

Provides high quality capacity building support available at low or no-cost to nonprofits across the western North Carolina mountain region. Includes organizational assessment tools, live coaching, and the Capacity Grants program for nonprofits that qualify.

Community Resource Exchange

Downloadable strategic, programmatic and operational planning tools for nonprofits

IdeaEncore Network

IEN is a nonprofit resource center that fosters the sharing of documents and tools among nonprofits in all aspects of nonprofit management and governance. Ever looking for sample policies, for example? This site is likely to have a number of examples from your peers. Why reinvent the wheel?

Blue Avocado

Practical, provocative, and fun blog for nonprofits

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has a chapter near you! AFP fosters the development and growth of fundraising professionals through networking and educational programs, and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession.


With hands joined across our state, SCANPO serves the thousands of South Carolinians dedicated to community service, leadership and caring through nonprofit and philanthropic organizations. We are run by nonprofit leaders, for nonprofit leaders. We believe that well-managed and responsibly governed nonprofits result in stronger and healthier South Carolina communities.

Community Foundations

Association of Fundraisers, AFP

Sims & Steele’s Grant Ready Tool Box

A checklist of the documents most foundations and other funders want. See what you need to have in place to apply for most grants.