Optimus Fundraising is pleased to provide the following links to fundraising and philanthropy news, information,
tools and resources.


Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP): Information and resources from the leading authority
for standards, knowledge and leadership in healthcare philanthropy.

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP):  Information and resources from the largest association
of fundraising professional in the world.

Atlas of Giving: A monthly measurement and 12-month forecast of U.S. charitable giving.

Canadian Fundraising & Philanthropy: News, trends, tips and analysis of developments in the fields
of fundraising and nonprofit management in Canada.

The Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy: Information and resources from a leading voice and catalyst
for strengthening philanthropy and the nonprofit sector.

CharityChannel: A resource that connects you to your nonprofit colleagues around the corner and around the world.

Chronicle of Philanthropy: News and resources for the not-for-profit community.

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE):  Education's leading resource for knowledge,
standards, advocacy and training in fundraising and related activities.

Giving USA:  The seminal annual report on sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States.

Guidestar:  News, information and data about charitable organizations across the United States.

Imagine Canada: Information, tools and resources from Canada’s leading organization supporting, strengthening
and advocating for charities and nonprofits nationwide.

International Catholic Stewardship Council (ICSC): information from the leading organization promoting
stewardship and Catholic philanthropy in dioceses and parishes worldwide.

The NonProfit Times: A business publication for nonprofit management.

Northwest Development Officers Associations (NDOA):  Information and resources from NDOA,
the largest network of fundraising professionals in the Northwestern United States.

Philanthropy Journal: Nonprofit news, resources, announcements and job listings through a daily website
and weekly email bulletins.

Philanthropy News Digest (PND): a compendium, in digest form, of philanthropy-related articles
and features culled from media outlets nationwide.

Philanthropy Northwest: Information and resources from a regional consortium of charitable funders.

The Philanthropy Roundtable: information and resources from this national association of individual donors,
corporate giving officers, and foundation trustees and staff.

UK Fundraising: Philanthropy news and resources from the United Kingdom.

Willamette Valley Development Officers (WVDO): Information and resources from the largest association
of fundraising professionals in Oregon.