Tips - Issue #10-06 - October 2006
Published by Randy
Guffey and Clare Iacobelli
Nonprofit Resources on the Internet
Universities Mining Social Networking Sites
Search Engine News
You Should Know
Education Sites Online
on the Internet
Interviews with nonprofit executives found fund raising most often
ranked as their top concern. Other main focal points were
operations, budgeting, strategic planning, Board development, and
The two most comprehensive Internet sites for
funding sources are
The Foundation Center
and the federal government’s
Also noteworthy are the
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
U of M’s
Grants & Related Resources;
Review funding programs with this
The best overall resource lists found were
FirstGov for Nonprofits;
Association of Fundraising Professional’s
50 Fabulous Web Resources;
Foundation Center Links;
Free Management Library;
Articles & Whitepapers,
Community Tool Box.
Operational sites worthy of mention are
Nonprofit Governance Guide;
Guide for Breakeven Analysis
(Word format); Idealist’s
Insurance Questions for Nonprofits,
Developing Your Strategic Plan,
and Network for Good
Internet fundraising start.
Best resources for finding information about
Search for Charities;
Best programs for analyzing nonprofit
Acxiom Household Profiles,
and a host of other products that draw data from various sources.
resources listed here will locate the information needed for
nonprofits to excel in growth, operations, strategy, quality,
management and future capabilities.
Universities Mining Social
Universities join a growing list of
agencies mining social networking sites.
The data is collected by private and public agencies worldwide.
Conclusion? Everything done on the Internet is public.
picks its best five search engines that trail the Big 3:
News Archive now allows search of some news sources past
300 years ago.
TV shows and other videos are now for sale through
out of Beta, Microsoft
Live Search replaces MSN search and
features improved image and local search, also new user interface
and search tools.
2.0 Winners lists over 300 sites that thrived in Web 2.0
this past year.
provides links to newspapers, magazines, and government and more.
What is Web 2.0? is a video
broadcast that explains the core technologies of Web 2.0 in less
than three (3) minutes.
You Should Know
Public record “how to” articles and review of major
records sites now available from
Record Site Reviews. Reviews on
records sites throughout the Internet.
Higher Education Sites Online
Get a college education online has
free university courses, and
Intute finds higher education
global sites by subject.