There is an abundance of free resources available online to assist development organizations in all aspects of organizational management. Below is a list of just a few that may be useful to you.
ACF is a UK wide support organization for grant making trusts and foundations. A subscription is required to access the foundation database, however they also offer some free documents and leaflets containing fundraising advice.
FunderFinder is a small UK charity which produces software programs and other resources, mainly for grant-seekers. Some of the products and literature they produce are free, including PDFs offering fundraising advice. Other books and directories available from their resource centre have a charge levied on them.
The purpose of this website is to provide free resources and information to the development community around the world. There are PDF versions of directories for every country in the world which can be downloaded for free with an additional feature allowing you to personalise each directory in order to make it more relevant to the activities of your organization.
This organization provides a free funders database for development organizations seeking funding, with information including contact information, area of focus and guidelines for applying for grants.
This site provides information on free and discounted software and hardware specifically designed for development organizations as well as links to product reviews and evaluations.
Has information and advice for development organizations on applying for grants as well as a downloadable common grant application that is accepted by many grant making bodies that do not carry their own specific grant template.
NGO café is think tank which assists NGOs in improving and enhancing their programs and activities. It offers free advice on starting up and NGO, fundraising, office management, networking and project management.
This website provides free information and articles on all aspects of development organization management including, advocacy, governance, fundraising, marketing communications and financial management.
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