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Nonprofit Toolkit/Resources

To help you support the vital work you do in our community and help advance your mission, we’ve provided some helpful resources, including information in our quarterly e-newsletter, Nonprofit Connections.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Resources

The D5 Coalition

The D5 Coalition provides resources for data connection tips to help your organization get started with collecting and using demographic data – an essential tool for understanding the impact of your work.

Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission

The Regional Equity Calendar is a central, web-based program created by the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission to view and search for Greater Dayton events about equity.

We All Count

We All Count's Data Equity Framework is a systematic way of looking at data projects for equity issues. It can help your organization learn how to apply the lens of the Data Equity Framework by following simple steps and checklists and applying practical tools.

Local & Statewide Resources for Nonprofits

Better Business Bureau

BBB of Dayton and Miami Valley offers an accreditation program through its local Charitable Advisory Service, which provides comprehensive information about Greater Dayton charities.

Dayton Metro Library

Dayton Metro Library's Business, Careers & Nonprofit page provides information and other resources regarding fundraising, grant writing and nonprofit management.

SCORE Dayton

SCORE Dayton provides annual training and free mentoring services to Dayton-area nonprofits and small for-profit businesses.

Dayton Serves

Dayton Serves matches donors and volunteers with local nonprofit organizations.

Flyer Consulting

Flyer Consulting is a student-run organization at the University of Dayton that provides complimentary business consulting to nonprofit organizations.

Miami Valley Nonprofit Collaborative

Miami Valley Nonprofit Collaborative communicates, convenes and creates resources that build the capacity of nonprofit agencies and the effectiveness of those who work and volunteer in them.

Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations

OANO provides leadership, education and advocacy to enhance the ability of Ohio’s nonprofit organizations to serve their communities.

National Council of Nonprofits

The National Council of Nonprofits is the largest network of nonprofits in North America. We champion, inform, and connect organizations across the country to score big wins for nonprofits and the communities they serve.

National Resources

Association of Fundraising Professionals

AFP is a professional membership organization representing U.S., Canadian and Mexican fundraising professionals, who work to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs.


BoardSource is a resource for practical information, tools and best practices, training and leadership development for board members of not-for-profit organizations worldwide.

Standards for Excellence Institute

Standards for Excellence is a national initiative established to promote the highest standards of ethics, effectiveness and accountability in nonprofit governance, management and operations, as well as to help all nonprofit organizations meet these high benchmarks.


TechSoup is a comprehensive source of technology news specifically for not-for-profit organizations.

Information on Charitable Giving

National Center for Charitable Statistics

National Center for Charitable Statistics is a clearinghouse of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States.

Guides to & Information about Community Foundations and Nonprofits


Candid is a searchable database, providing information about the programs and finances of IRS-recognized nonprofit organizations.

Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator provides objective analysis of the financial health of the nation’s largest charities.

News & Publications

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Chronicle of Philanthropy is a premier source of news and information for nonprofit professionals, foundation executives, board members, fundraisers, donors and others working to advance the common good.

The Grantsmanship Center Magazine

The Grantsmanship Center helps nonprofits make better communities through its training and publications.

The NonProfit Times

The NonProfit Times is the leading business publication for nonprofit management.

Philanthropy Magazine

Philanthropy magazine is no longer available in print, however Philanthropy Roundtable is committed to providing content on its website. This link provides access to archived editions.

Philanthropy News Digest

Philanthropy News Digest is a daily news service which includes philanthropy-related articles and features from print and electronic media outlets nationwide.

Nonprofit Connections

Subscribe to our free, quarterly e-newsletter, Nonprofit Connections, to receive updates on Foundation grants programs, recently awarded grant recipients and other helpful resources.