The following links are presented as resources, but are not necessarily endorsed by HGPC.


Association of Fund Raising Professionals
Formerly known as the National Society of Fund Raising Executives, AFP is the national association for fund-raisers.

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education
The national association for development professionals working in educational organizations.

Council on Foundations
An association of foundations and corporations that serves the public good by promoting and enhancing effective and responsible philanthropy.

National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
The national association for charitable gift planners.


Foundation Center
A gateway to philanthropy on the Web with lots of information for grant seekers.

A donor's guide to the nonprofit universe. GuideStar offers a free, searchable database of the programs and finances of more than 600,000 U.S. nonprofit organizations.

Indiana University Center on Philanthropy
Home page for the Center also contains interesting research information and current offering of the Center.

Other Resources

Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
"FASB" is the organization that sets official accounting standards.

The new, friendlier IRS has an extensive home on the Web that is loaded with information, including sections on tax information for businesses, tax help and education and an area for downloading tax forms in PCL or PostScript.

The national LEAVE A LEGACY® site, sponsored by the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners, includes information about and links to LEAVE A LEGACY® programs across the nation.

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
A committee devoted to expanding the horizons of philanthropy to the less wealthy to create a more democratic society.

Thomas Legislative Information
Track legislation, the Congressional record and all manner of goings on in Washington at this Web site of the Library of Congress.


American Philanthropy Review published by Steven Nill, 30021 Tomas Street, Suite 300, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688. Tel: 714-589-5938

The Chronicle of Philanthropy by the Chronicle of Higher Education, Inc., 1255 23rd Street, N.W., Washington D.C. 20037.

Planned Giving Today edited and published by G. Roger Schoenhals, 100 2nd Avenue South, Suite 180, Edmonds, Washington 98020. Tel: 800-525-5748

Taxwise Giving by Conrad Teitell, 13 Arcadia Road, Old Greenwich, CT 06870. Tel: 203-637-4553

Wiley Non-Profit Resource Center published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 605 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10158-0012. Tel: 212-850-6000