Resources for Your Professional & Civic Career

Without the right tools it’s hard to be effective. We want you to be effective! The tools and resources below are our free educational links, documents and templates you can download and put to use right away!

FOR YOUR NON-PROFIT & SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

5 BRANDING TIPS FOR YOUR NON-PROFIT WITH EXPERT, SARAH DURHAM

Camelback Ventures

DC Social Innovation Project

Financial Sponsorship Solicitation Letter_Sample

Financial Sponsorship Solicitation Letter_Template

Prince George’s County Social Innovation Fund

SCORE- Free Small Business Resource

Social Enterprise Alliance

UnSectored

Wells Fargo for Black Business Owners

FOR YOUR CIVIC CAREER

Board Governance Training Programs & Classes

The African American Board Leadership Institute - The mission of the African American Board Leadership Institute is to strengthen nonprofit, public and private organizations through recruiting, preparing and placing African Americans on a broad range of governing boards.

BOARDServNYC- Nonprofit Board of Directors training and professional development. United Way of New York City’s BoardServeNYC initiative can help you acquire the skills and knowledge you need to serve as an effective board member.

BoardSource- Building Effective Non-Profit Boards- These programs, webinars and conferences are designed to provide nonprofit leaders with the knowledge they need to govern and lead their organizations effectively.

Junior League of New Orleans- Get on Board NonProfit Training Program- The Junior League of New Orleans is pleased to offer Get on Board!, a five-week course that focuses on training volunteers for nonprofit board leadership.

Center for NonProfit Excellence- Get On Board – Get on Board is one of the Center for Nonprofit Excellence’s (CNPE) Signature programs. This four-session seminar series is focused on broadening age, gender, and racial diversity on local nonprofit boards.

Civic-based Consultants

LJW Community Strategies

Christal Jackson & Associates

Black Philanthropic Organizations & Reports

Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE)

Black Philanthropic Alliance

Community Investment Network

21st Century Foundation powered by Tides Or Tides: http://tides.org

Kellogg Foundation: http://www.wkkf.org/news/Articles/2012/01/COG-Press-Release.aspx

Sites to Help You Give

Razoo | Stay Classy |  Causes |  Indiegogo

FOR YOUR PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Council of Urban Professionals

Girls for Greatness- Life Coach: Sharon Carter; Life Coaching for Teen Girls & Millennial Women

Happy Black Woman, Rosetta Thurman

Mind of a Diva

TLL Coaching, Tracey L. Louis 

Valorie Burton- Author, Motivational Speaker, Strategist

The Secret of Persuasion by Meredith Bell

You Need Self-Confidence to Think Big by Meredith Bell

Young, Fabulous & Self-Employed

e-book: Launch Your Personal Success 2012
High achievers do three things that other people aren’t willing to do. Find out what they are in this free 35-page guide.

e-book: Ignite Your Business 2012
In this information-packed ebook, you’ll discover the core strengths you must have if you want to win big as an entrepreneur

Budgeting Help

Optimum Capital Management

Reasons to Budget- Build My Budget

Build A Fool Proof Budget

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