Council on Foundations
Professional association for
foundations, promoting best practices
Celebrating 100 years of CF's
Networking and information on
grantmaking and philanthropy in greater Philadelphia region
Provides an opportunity for family
foundation trustees and board members to talk with each other about the joys
and challenges of family philanthropy and share expertise, experiences,
questions, and concerns with others in similar situations
Grantmakers for Effective
A community of more than 350
grantmakers challenging the status quo in their field to help grantees
NONPROFIT CHARITY ORGANIZATIONAL RESEARCH...
Bureau of Charitable
Administers PA’s charitable
solicitation laws; verifies charities registered to solicit in PA
Database of all nonprofit organizations and foundations in the U.S., which
posts information from IRS-990 forms
A national leadership forum that
encourages philanthropy via research and policy with links to hundreds of
National Association of
State Charity Officials
The site for and about charitable organizations
and fundraising in the U.S.
Information Bureau (Better Business
Promotes informed giving and
Institute’s National Center for Charitable Statistics
includes listings of information supplied
to the Internal Revenue Service about nonprofit finances, including IRS990s.
Pennsylvania Foundations Online
The grantseeker’s key to a competitive
The Foundation Center
Includes information for grantseekers,
links to grantmakers, an online library, and sections on training and
seminars as well as funding trends and analysis
Regional Foundation Center
Informs the local nonprofit sector through research, resources and referrals
PLANNED GIVING & Estate PLANnInG...
Chester County Estate Planning Council
Networking for estate planning
attorneys, accountants, insurance agents, stockbrokers, trust officers, and
non-profit directors, as well as other specialists in related professions in
National Association of Estate Planners and
Serving needs of planners and councils
NCPG - National Committee on
Partnership For Philanthropic Planning
Help planners address concerns about
gifts and provisions related to charitable
Planned Giving Design
planned giving specialists with resources they can use to advise
clients and donors for advanced charitable gift planning.
resource for education, information, inspiration, and
Estate Planning Surveys
Gawthrop Greenwood, PC Estate Planning Questionnaire
MacElree Harvey Estate Planning Worksheet
Consultants & REGIONAL Nonprofit Organizational Capacity Building...
Capacity Building Associates (CBA)
consulting services that promote the effectiveness of nonprofit
organizations and nonprofit leadership. Some services include: grant
writing, website development, program evaluation and nonprofit incorporation
Sam Harrell, President
Capacity for Change
Strategic and business planning, organizational development, governance,
facilitation, marketing and research consulting services for nonprofit
organizations and philanthropic institutions.
Jason D. Alexander, M.A. and Meghan McVety, M.P.A.,
Co-Founders and Principals
911 General Wayne Drive, West Chester, PA 19382
Office: 610-793-5063 |
Chester County SCORE
Provides free professional guidance and information to assist you in
starting or growing your existing business. SCORE mentors are on call to
help you succeed. By offering free mentoring and regularly scheduled low
cost workshops and seminars, our volunteer business professionals offer step
by step information to help ensure your business success.
Gerald G. Francis, Co-Chairman
Office: 610-246-0331 |
Countryside Consulting, Inc.
The premier provider of accounting services to nonprofit organizations in
Chester County and the surrounding region. CCI staff includes accountants
who have accounting degrees and the professional certifications that
recognize them as leaders in their financial field. CCI "walks the talk" and
is committed to supporting the nonprofit community through sponsorships,
volunteer service, and participation in community events.
Louise Schorn Smith, CPA, President
Office: 610-458-1155 |
Farr Associates Consulting LLC
Specializing in the needs of non-profit organizations. Some services
include: Case Statement, Annual giving, Major gift giving, Prospect
research, Planned giving, Development office & Computer systems, and
Foundation & corporate grant writing.
Grant development and strategic fundraising support
for nonprofit organizations
Jan Grieff Research Associates
Specializing in prospect identification and research
for non-profits, JGR firm provides background material and framework to
raise funds successfully.
Just In Time!
Strategic planning, copywriting, graphic design
Donna H. Melton, Principal
206 N. Union Street, Suite 300, Kennett Square, PA 19348
Office: 302-540-5303 |
kultivate is a leading provider of communications and
fundraising services to nonprofits and school districts in the Philadelphia
McIntosh Event Design
Special events...our specialty.
West Chester, PA
Office: 484-881-1988 |
Offers nonprofit and fundraising campaign
management with our highly skilled team of consultants as your partner for ~
Fundraising strategies ~ Organizational assessment and Strategic planning ~
Board development ~ Interim staffing ~ Development coaching ~ Communications
and Marketing ~ to help you build capacity for your mission.
Annual fundraising campaigns,
grantwriting, accounting, and business consulting services for nonprofit
organizations. Temporary staffing.
Dickol Revak, CFRE,
525 Ferncastle Drive, Downingtown, PA
Office: 484-467-0995 | Fax: 610-321-1448 |
Human Resources, learning and performance improvement services
Robert McVety, Principal
601 Nancy Jane Lane
Downingtown, PA 19335
Sylvia/Carter and Associates
Comprehensive fund raising
and organizational development consulting services including: feasibility
studies and campaign management; strategic planning, board development,
board and staff training; evaluation strategies and outcomes measurement;
development program assessments, strategies and implementation; annual
campaigns; publications and website development; marketing and public
relations strategies; grant writing and research; educational seminars and
The Stamm Consultancy
Board development, governance, e-governance; executive search, leadership
transition and succession, employee selection; group facilitation and
training; leadership development; organizational effectiveness.
Sonia J. Stamm, Principal
Office: 610-724-3782 |
High quality leadership for nonprofits, interim executive director
Nan Langen Steketee, Principal
D. Pugh & Associates, LLC
Specializes in all aspects of capital campaign
planning and management. Extensive experience in grant writing, strategic
planning, development planning and organizational assessment. Certified
Fundraising Executive (CFRE) since 2002; re-certified through 2017.
William D. Pugh, CFRE
Art-Reach is a Delaware Valley nonprofit cultural service organization
that helps underserved audiences to experience arts and cultural programming
and that serves as a community resource by increasing accessibility to
cultural venues and events.
Arts and Business Council of
We bring arts and business together in ways that inspire and engage,
impacting the entire region's quality of life.
CharityVillas LLC acts as a matchmaking and marketing liaison between
vacation property owners and nonprofit organizations to increase immediate
bookings as well as future rentals through returning customers and
referrals, while increasing revenues for charities through their special
Chester County Conference and
The Chester County Conference and Visitors Bureau is a membership based
tourism promotion agency for Chester County and the Brandywine Valley.
CultureWorks is a successor to Peregrine Arts, a nonprofit organization
formed in 2005 to offer management consulting support to the fields of arts
and heritage, as well as to produce multidisciplinary projects that explored
the intersections between art and history.
Creative Arts Aging Network
A non-profit organization to connect artists with aging service
organizations to enhance the lives of older adults though creativity.
Greater Philadelphia Cultural
The mission of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance is making
Greater Philadelphia one of the foremost creative regions in the world. The
Cultural Alliance strives to achieve that mission through its work in three
main areas: Cultural Policy, Marketing and Membership.
La Salle Nonprofit Center
A program of the University's School of Business
Administration, works to strengthen the management and governance
infrastructures of nonprofits throughout the Delaware Valley.
PA Foundations Online
The online directory now has 2,140 fully profiled foundations.
Pennsylvania Association for Nonprofit Organizations
Statewide membership organization
serving and advancing the sector.
Regional Foundation Center in
Affiliation with the Free Library of Philadelphia
The Regional Foundation Center informs the
local nonprofit sector through research, resources and referrals.
FISCAL AGENTS & NONPROFIT VENTURES...
The premier provider of
outsourced accounting and information management services for
small businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Urban Affairs Coalition
As an intermediary, UAC builds the capacity
of grassroots organizations to serve their own communities.
Trino Boix, Esq.
Director of Operations & Nonprofit
Manager of Program Partner Services &
Nonprofit Capacity Building
government--Chester County elected officials...
Chester County Chamber of Business & Industry
Meeting the needs and priorities of our members by providing effective,
result–oriented training, networking information, resources and services.
Chester County Township/Municipal Directories
nonprofit-friendly meeting space...
(for conferences and retreats)
Chester County Historical
of the Loving Shepherd, West Chester
Temenos Retreat Center, West Chester
Welkinweir, Pughtown PA
West Chester Area Senior Center, West
University Graduate Business Center, West Chester
COMPREHENSIVE ON-LINE Nonprofit Libraries...
Center for Nonprofit Management
Fosters healthy neighborhoods and communities by
improving the performance of nonprofit organizations addressing critical
issues and serving underserved populations. Its resource links are
Free, fast and practical these FAQ’s
were written by leading experts from around the country.
Fieldstone Alliance has a long history of providing consulting,
publishing, training, and research and demonstration projects that help
nonprofits, funders, networks, and communities achieve greater impact.
Free Management Library
A complete online Library for
Nonprofits & For-Profits developed by Carter McNamara
A one-stop place to answer your
questions of nonprofit law and governance and help you
avoid costly legal errors.
The Leading Business Publication for Nonprofit
The Center on Philanthropy
A leading academic center dedicated to
increasing the understanding of philanthropy
Helps small Delaware Valley nonprofit
organizations with financial oversight, accounting, and bookkeeping services
The Nonprofit Finance
A national leader in financing nonprofits,
strengthening their financial health and improving their capacity to serve
Your Part-Time Controller
A financial services firm providing
"Controller-type" services to small businesses and non-profit organizations
that may not need or cannot afford a full-time Controller
The newsletter for
nonprofit boards. Short enough to read over a cup of coffee.™
Building effective nonprofit boards
American Association for Fundraising Counsel
Has information from "Giving USA," the
group's annual report on charitable giving the
Association of Fundraising
Enhancing philanthropic effectiveness through the
promotion of ethical practices, professional development, education,
communication, leadership and service
Connecting Nonprofit Professionals Worldwide
Member-based funder search
You can raise more money for
We'll show you how.
Edited by Kim Klein.
Network for Good
A fundraising Guide for the Overworked
Opening Doors to Major & Planned Gifts:
Cultivation, Solicitation & Stewardship
Materials from recent CCCF Forum featuring Carol Ware Gates and Betty
Stewardship tips (Excerpt
from “Relationship Fundraising” by Ken Burnett)
Carol Ware Gates-
Stewardship tips (and Wylie Thomas)
Nonprofit News and Resources
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The Newspaper of the Nonprofit World
Direct Marketing Association
Leading global trade association of
business and nonprofit organizations using and supporting multi-channel
direct marketing tools and techniques.
Exists to serve nonprofits' technology
The Technology Place for Nonprofits
LEGAL SERVICE FOR NONPROFITS...
Laura Solomon Esq. & Associates
300 East Lancaster Avenue, Suite 106a
Wynnewood, PA 19096
Office: 610-645-0992 | Fax: 610-645-9963
Renna Van Oot, Esq.
S Broad Street, Suite 2, Kennett Square, PA 19348
Address: PO Box 296,
Mendenhall, PA 19357
Office: 610-812-9457 |
STUDENT MANAGEMENT CONSULTING TEAMS...
St. Joseph’s University
St. Joseph’s University School of Business
Office: 610-764-8956 |
firstname.lastname@example.org | email@example.com
Scott L. Newbert, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Strategic Management
Villanova School of Business
Office: 610-519-5440 | firstname.lastname@example.org
NONPROFIT CAREER LISTINGS/JOB SEARCH
philanthropy through education and training, the Association of
Fundraising Professionals Brandywine Chapter is the local region’s
largest, most updated resource for fundraising, advancement,
marketing/communications and executive director/CEO job listings.
Classifieds and forums for
jobs, housing, for sale, personals, services, local community, and
Job Bank is the region’s definitive
source of employment opportunities in the arts and culture industry.
Senior Executives Group
GPSEG is a non-profit professional association of senior-level
executives committed to the exchange of business contacts and ideas in a
spirit of generous giving, and to the fostering of career fulfillment,
business development, and professional and personal growth.
Locate opportunities and supporters, and take
steps toward building a world where
all people can lead
free and dignified lives.
The premiere online career center serving the nonprofit sector.
Your source for non-profit jobs.
The Nonprofit Jobs
One-stop source for job seekers to
search for nonprofit jobs, and for employers to easily publish job
opportunities within specific regions..
The Nonprofit Center
Philadelphia region's nonprofits access the best talent
available; effective and economical way to reach potential employees.