Council on Foundations
The Council on Foundations is a national nonprofit association of more than 1,700 grantmaking foundations and corporations. As a leading advocate for philanthropy, the Council strives to increase the effectiveness, stewardship, and accountability of Foundations and provide services and support to advance the common good. The Council on Foundations is a membership organization that supports grantmakers in various aspects of foundation management. The Council does not provide services to those seeking grants.
Council of Nonprofits (Listed on the National Council of Nonprofit Associations website)
The most unique asset is their national, state and local network that operates through State Associations across the country. Links are provided to state nonprofit chapters as well as resources for regional nonprofits. Georgia does not have a state association, however, the Georgia Center for Nonprofits is considered a clearinghouse for Georgia nonprofits.
Engage for Good
Formerly known as Cause Marketing Forum, membership association of the world’s most dynamic group of professionals working at the intersection of cause and commerce.
Designed to help nonprofits implement change and improve organizational effectiveness, collectively, the MANO created 55 standards in the Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector®. The website also contains samples and models for all types of nonprofit governance issues.
Southeastern Council of Foundations
The Council is the primary resource for foundations and trustees in the 11 state southeastern United States. Site also includes useful tools for individuals considering starting a foundation.
Women's Funding Network
With over 100 women’s foundations and gender equity funders engaged, WFN is the largest philanthropic network in the world devoted to women and girls. Women’s Funding Network connects and strengthens more than 160 organizations that fund women’s solutions across the globe, making them one of the largest collaborative philanthropic networks in the world. Their members are women’s foundations that span public charities, private foundations and funds within community foundations.