First Five Years Fund has created a range of communications tools and resources for advocates to customize and use, including videos and infographics.
Grantmakers for Education provides numerous resources related to effective education grantmaking, including an annual publication on trends in education philanthropy, a series of case studies, and a toolkit designed to help donors and small foundations spur change in public education.
Zero to Three provides information and resources on the development of infants and toddlers, including state fact sheets.
ReadyNation has a collection of advocacy tools focusing on the economic case for investing in early childhood, as well as research on the economic benefits of early childhood investments.
Family Philanthropy Online is a dual service comprising an online Knowledge Center and a monthly webinar series, both offered by the National Center for Family Philanthropy. Members of Indiana Philanthropy Alliance enjoy free access to Family Philanthropy Online through IPA's partnership with NCFP.
The Taproot Foundation is a leading source of information and resources on pro bono services, including best practices, case studies and tools to design and grow effective pro bono programs.
Points of Light is a leader in building and expanding employee volunteer programs. Its website includes a collection of resources related to corporate volunteerism.
The Center offers research publications and other resources on a range of topics related to corporate citizenship. (Some content requires membership.)
Bolder Giving's mission is to inspire and support people to give at their full lifetime potential. Its website offers the inspiring stories of over 100 bold givers, a Giving Toolkit to help you explore ways to give boldly.
CEP's mission is to provide data and create insight to help philanthropic funders better define, assess, and improve their effectiveness. Its widely referenced research reports (on topics such as relationships with grantees, foundation strategy, assessing performance, and foundation governance) are available on its website.
Understanding that grantmakers are successful only to the extent that their grantees achieve meaningful results, GEO focuses on identifying and promoting grantmaker practices that support nonprofit success. GEO is a membership organization, but a selection of its resources (original research, action guides and more) are available to the public on its website.
GrantCraft is a valued resource for learning the craft of grantmaking. GrantCraft’s signature approach has been to tap the "practical wisdom" of a diverse group of experienced practitioners. In doing so, GrantCraft has amassed a set of tools and techniques that are now available as guides, a map of the craft, cases and more.