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Fundraising Basics

Grassroots Institute for Fundraising (GIFT), is a fantastic source of fundraising support for grassroots organizations.  GIFT provides training, resources, and analysis.

Showcase of Fundraising Innovation & Inspiration Information (SOFII)  is an easily accessible, free archive of the best fundraising creativity and innovation from around the world.

The Fundraising Authority Tools offers new fundraisers a beginners guide and many other useful resources for all levels of experience.

Each week Movie Mondays for Fundraising Professionals sends a brief (3 – 5 minutes) video full of great tips, inspirational stories and sound fundraising advice.   Sign up for your free subscription.

The Agitator  Nonprofit fundraising and marketing strategies, trends & tips from seasoned experts.

Raise Funds  Veteran fundraising executive Tony Poderis has distilled a lifetime of experience at his website.  It includes a special “Exhibits and Document Library” that has tons of sample fundraising planning tools, including calendars, division of labor, goal-setting, methods, tracking tools and general development plans

Future of Charitable Giving   Research on optimizing philanthropic behavior.  Using behavior science to study charitable giving.

Workplace Giving  America’s Charities inspires employees and organizations to support causes they care about. This library includes a variety of resources to assist nonprofits and employers in developing and maximizing community impact, fundraising, and employee donor engagement through workplace giving, volunteering, social responsibility, and other philanthropic initiatives.