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AFP Greater Cleveland Chapter
The Association of Fundraising Professionals, an individual member association, advances philanthropy through education, training and advocacy based on research and a Code of Ethical Principles and Standards of Professional Practice. AFP members and affiliates enable people and organizations to better serve diverse communities and Society as a whole.
The Internet version of the bi-monthly newspaper read by virtually all fund development professionals.  They have their own “Internet Resources” link that is extensive. 


The online version of the popular monthly publication that covers a wide array of nonprofit issues.

Leadership… Ethics… Excellence… core values of the American Assoc of Fundraising Counsel since its founding in 1935. 


Subscription to this publication is $40/year or $75 for 2 years.  Web site does not include articles from the publication, but does list many links & offers numerous resources for nonprofit professionals.

The GuideStar web site is produced by Philanthropic Research, Inc., a 501(c)(3) public charity founded in 1994. GuideStar’s mission is to promote philanthropy by helping donors, institutional funders, and charities become more informed, effective, and efficient. Our own Tony Poderis has been an associate of Resource Development Network for several years after having been Director of Development of The Cleveland Orchestra for twenty years.  His web page is a “don’t miss” stop on your nonprofit and fund raising Internet journey.  Lots of articles, tips & techniques, free pro-forma handouts for your next meeting and excerpts from his book “It’s a Great Day to Fund-Raise.” NCIB’s mission is to promote informed giving and to enable more contributors to make sound giving decisions. NCIB believes that donors are entitled to accurate information about the charitable organizations that seek their support. NCIB also believes that well-informed givers will ask questions and make judgments that will lead to an improved level of performance by charitable organizations.
The mission of the Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations (OANO) is to strengthen the effectiveness of the charitable nonprofit sector in Ohio. OANO is the only statewide membership association that reflects the full diversity of the nonprofit sector in Ohio. Nonprofit Online News is a source of news, information, and opinion for the online nonprofit community. It offers short, readable items delivered on a regular basis. The most recent recent news is on the front page of the site and an email edition is available through a free subscription. Nonprofit Online News is a project of The Gilbert Center since April 1997.