is an association of professionals throughout the world that advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising. The core activities through which AFP fulfills this mission include education, training, mentoring, research, credentialing and advocacy.
sets standards for ethical business behavior and monitors compliance. Almost 400,000 Accredited Businesses meet and commit to the organization’s high standards. The BBB also helps consumers identify trustworthy businesses, and those that are not, through more than 4 million BBB Business Reviews.
is a nonprofit online magazine for community nonprofits. It publishes every third Tuesday through an HTML newsletter delivered to more than 50,000 subscribers. Thanks to its sponsors and members, Blue Avocado subscriptions are free.
is dedicated to advancing the public good by building exceptional nonprofit boards and inspiring board service. BoardSource strives to support and promote excellence in board service, is the premier source of cutting-edge thinking and resources related to nonprofit boards, and engages and develops the next generation of board leaders.
works to guide intelligent giving. Their team of professional analysts has examined tens of thousands of non-profit financial documents. Using this knowledge, they have developed an unbiased, objective, numbers-based rating system to assess more than 7,000 of America’s best-know and some lesser know, but worthy, charities. The organization’s rating system examines two broad areas of…
CREDIT UNION LINKS
explores issues vital to the future of credit unions and consumer finance.
is a unique organization of, by and for credit union supervisory committee members. Since 1985, NACUSAC has been dedicated to helping committee members gain maximum effectiveness in working with their credit unions. NACUSAC offers several educational methods for supervisory committee members to enhance their effectiveness
is the independent federal agency that regulates, charters and supervises federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the U.S. Government, NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF), insuring the deposits of more than 95 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the…
is the global trade association and development agency for credit unions. It promotes the sustainable development of credit unions and other financial cooperatives around the world to empower people through access to high quality and affordable financial services. WCCU also advocates on behalf of the global credit union system before international organizations and works with…
CORPORATIONS + OTHERS
believes that a just and sustainable world will result when the unique skills and resources of all sectors—business, civil society and government—are aligned toward that goal. They provide five key services: Membership, Advisory Services, Collaborative Initiatives, Partnerships and Research.
is a global, independent business membership and research association working in the public interest. Its mission is unique: To provide the world’s leading organizations with the practical knowledge they need to improve their performance and better serve society.
is the recognized authority focused on advancing exemplary Board leadership and establishing leading Boardroom practices. NACD provides world-class director education programs, national peer exchange forums and proprietary research to promote director professionalism, ultimately enhancing the economic sustainability of the enterprise and bolstering stakeholder confidence.
is a non-profit organization comprised principally of corporate secretaries and business executives in governance, ethics and compliance functions at public, private and not-for-profit organizations. It seeks to be a positive force for responsible corporate governance, providing news, research and “best practice” advice and providing professional development and education through seminars and conferences.