Resources for Nonprofits

Below are resources and information that may benefit you in your nonprofit work:

Foundation for MetroWest Resources

Additional Resources

Associated Grant Makers 

AGM provides networking, learning opportunities, and valuable resources including the Common Proposal and Common Budget Forms.

Board Source
Provides diagnostics, trainings, and a comprehensive library of governance resources for nonprofit board members.

ESC New England 
The ESC affiliates offer high impact volunteer opportunities to executives and professionals who have had senior level experience in business, government, or nonprofits.

Guidestar 
Provides clear information about IRS-registered nonprofit organization including mission statements, legitimacy, impact, reputation, finances, programs, transparency, governance, and more.

Hurwit & Associates
Hurwit & Associates serves tax-exempt organizations, foundations, and charitable donors throughout the U.S. and abroad. We deliver comprehensive legal counsel in all aspects of nonprofit law, governance, regulation, and charitable giving. We provide practical strategies and structures for sound nonprofit governance and critical legal documents attuned to the unique nonprofit needs of each client. 

Idealware 
Idealware, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, provides thoroughly researched, impartial and accessible resources about software to help nonprofits make smart software decisions.

Knight Foundation
Provides step-by-step instructions and tips for writing effective news releases.

Massachusetts AGO, Nonprofit Organizations/Public Charities Division
The Division is responsible for overseeing more than 23,000 public charities in Massachusetts. The website supplies helpful links, legal findings, forms, and publication of filed reports.

Massachusetts Nonprofit Database
This online tool allows users to view, update and add nonprofit organizations and resources and to overlay with data on community needs via maps, charts, lists or tables.

Massachusetts Nonprofit Network
A statewide association, MNN offers nonprofits in Massachusetts support through a database that dispenses helpful information.

MetroWest Nonprofit Network
Resources for small and medium-sized nonprofit organizations serving the MetroWest communities.

NTEN
Provides tech tips, research, training and events.

SOAR 55
SOAR 55 is a volunteer-connector organization for people aged 55 and over who would like to share their professional and experience-based skills with local public and nonprofit organizations who need help in MetroWest.

TechSoup
Offers nonprofits a one-stop resource for technology needs by providing free information, resources and support.