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Accounting Aid Society
Suite 2026, 719 Griswold
Detroit MI 48226-3340
Phone: 313-961-1840
Fax: 313-961-6257

American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago IL  60611
P hone: 312-280-5028
Fax: 312-280-5029
Defends intellectual freedom and promoting the highest quality library and information services.

American Promise Foundation (The)
4680 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90010
Phone: 213-932-3518
Fax: 213-964-8031

American Red Cross
Southeastern Michigan Chapter
100 Mack Avenue
PO Box 33351
Detroit, MI 48232-5351
Phone: 313-833-4440
Fax: 313-833-0602
E-mail: info@semredcross.org
Humanitarian organization helping people prevent, prepare for and cope with emergencies.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
230 North 13th Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: 215-567-7000
Fax: 215-567-0394
E-mail: national@bbbsa.org
One-on-one mentoring between adult volunteers and youth at risk.

Capital Research Center
1513 16th Street NW
Washington DC 20036-1401
Phone: 202-483-6900

Studies critical issues in philanthropy.

Center for the Study of Philanthropy and Voluntarism
4875 Duke Station
Durham NC 27706
Phone: 919-684-4592
Fax: 919-684-2861
E-mail: cltfltr@pps.duke.edu

Center for Voluntary Organization
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE England

Center on Philanthropy/Indiana University
550 West North Street, Suite 301
Indianapolis IN 46202-3162
Phone: 317-274-4200
Fax: 317-684-8900
Increase understanding of philanthropy and improve its practice through research, teaching and public service.

Civic Practices Network
Brandeis University
60 Turner Street
Waltham MA 02154
Phone: 617-736-1949
Fax: 617-736-2650
Developing social capital through networks of civic engagement and associations.

Connecticut Council for Philanthropy
221 Main St., 3rd fl.
Hartford CT 06106
Phone: 860-525-5585
Fax: 860-525-0436

Council of Michigan Foundations
Robert Collier
President & CEO
One South Harbor Avenue, Suite 3
Grand Haven MI 49417

Phone: 616-842-7080
Fax: 616-842-1760
Association of Michigan grantmaking foundations and organizations.

Council on Foundations
1828 L Street NW, Suite 300
Washington DC 20036-5168
Phone: 202-466-6512
Fax: 202-785-3926
E-mail: webmaster@cof.org
Association of foundations and corporate grantmakers.


Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership

401 West Fulton

232C Devos Center

Grand Rapids, MI 49504


The mission of the Johnson Center is to promote effective philanthropy, community improvement, and excellence in nonprofit leadership.

Forum of RAGs
1828 L Street NW, Suite 300
Washington DC 20036
Phone: 202-467-0383
Fax: 202-785-3926
Regional association of grantmakers (28), to form partnerships and collaborations among grantmakers.

Foundation of America
43 Malaga Cove Plaza, Suite D
Palos Verdes Estates CA 90274
Phone: 619-576-4044
Fax: 310-791-2003
Provide ongoing and effective forums to create financial support & recognition for youth.

Foundation on Economic Trends (The)
1660 L Street, NW, Suite 216
Washington DC  20036
Phone: 202-466-2823
Fax: 202-429-9602
E-mail: office@biotechcentury.org

2 North 2nd Street, #375
San Jose, CA  95113
Phone: 408-291-5111
Fax: 408-291-5119
Collaboration and advocacy among individuals and organizations in public policy issues.

Independent Sector
1200 18th St., NW, Suite 200
Washington DC 20036
Phone: 202-223-8100
Fax: 202-416-0580
National forum to encourage giving, volunteering, not-for-profit initiatives and citizen


Initiative on Nonprofit Entrepreneurship
90 Trinity Place, 4th Floor
New York NY 10006-1594
Phone: 212-285-6150

Fax: 212-732-5854

Institute for Nonprofit Organization Management
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco CA 94117-1047
Phone: 415-422-6867
Fax: 415-422-5881

International Philanthropy Discussion Group
Johnson Foundation (The)
PO Box 547
Racine WI 53402-0547
Phone: 414-681-3325
Sponsors "think tank" sessions on civil and civic community.

Kettering Foundation
200 Commons Road
Dayton OH 45459
Phone: 937-434-7300
Fax: 937-439-9804
E-mail: comments@kettering.org
Engaged in research and activities to understand the way political bodies function or fail.

Michigan Ecumenical Forum
809 Center Street
Lansing MI 48906
Phone: 517-485-4395
Fax: 517-482-8751

Michigan League for Human Services
300 N Washington Square, Suite 401
Lansing MI 48933
Phone: 517-487-5436
Fax: 517-371-4546
Promotes social well being through information dissemination and assistance to nonprofits.

Michigan Library Association
6810 S Cedar #6
Lansing MI 48911
Phone: 517-694-6615
Fax: 517-694-4330

Statewide organization representing library personnel and a goal to improve services and resources.

Michigan Nonprofit Association
29 Kellogg Center
East Lansing MI 488241022
Phone: 517-353-5038

Fax: 517-355-3302

Michigan Occupational Education Association
416 W. Ionia
Lansing MI 48933
Phone: 517-372-8300

National Center for Black Philanthropy
777 N. Capitol St., NE, Suite 807B
Washington DC  20002
Phone: 703-255-2447
Fax: 703-255-2463


National Association of African American Heritage Preservation, Inc.
26 Vandewater
San Francisco, CA  94133
Phone/Fax: 415-397-8027

National Center for Nonprofit Boards
1828 L Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington DC 20036
Phone: 202-452-6262
Fax: 202-452-6299
Improve the effectiveness of nonprofit boards and directors through publishing, training and member development.

National Charities Information Bureau
19 Union Square W
New York NY 10003-3304
Phone: 212-929-6300
Promoting informed giving and charitable integrity in order to enable more contributors to make sound decisions. Phoned to request corrections but did not respond.

National Council of Nonprofit Associations
1900 L Street, NW, Suite 605
Washington DC 20036
Phone: 202-467-6262
Fax: 202-467-6261

State-based network of nonprofit associations representing more than 20,000 community nonprofits.

National Executive Service Corps.
257 Park Avenue, South
New York NY 10010

Phone: 212-529-6660
Fax: 212-228-3958

National Helpers Network, Inc.
875 Sixth Ave., Suite 206
New York NY 10001
Phone: 212-679-2482




Native Americans In Philanthropy
PO Drawer 1429
Lumberton NC 28359
Phone: 910-618-9749

Fax: 910-618-5839


New Center
1100 N. Main Street, Suite 101
Ann Arbor MI 48104

Phone: 313-998-0160


NonProfit Alliance
7 West Van Buren St.
Battle Creek MI 49017
Phone: 616-968-8166, x548


Nonprofit Enterprise at Work, Inc.
1100 N. Main St., Suite 101
Ann Arbor MI 48104
Phone: 313-998-0160
Fax: 313-998-0163
Environment where arts and human service organizations can work collaboratively to enhance services.

Nonprofit Resources Catalogue
http://www.clark.net/pub/pwalker/home.html [no longer available]
A catalogue of nonprofit resources listed by subject.

Nonprofit Sector Research Fund
1333 New Hampshire Avenue NW, #1070
Washington DC 20036
Phone: 202-736-5814
Fax: 202-467-0790
Under program policy of the Aspen Institute.

Partnering Initiative on Education and Civil Society
1660 L Street, N.W.; Suite 216
Washington DC 20036
Phone: 202-466-2823
Fax: 202-429-9602
Learn and serve initiative for schools from leading education associations and organizations.

Partners for Livable Communities
1429 21st Street, NW
Washington DC 20036
Phone: 202-887-5990
Fax: 202-466-4845
Committed to improving community wellbeing through partnerships, library, best practices.

Peter F. Druker Foundation for Nonprofit Management
320 Park Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York NY 100226939
Phone: 212-224-1190
Fax: 212-224-2508
Lead social sector organizations toward excellence in performance and innovation.

Pew Center for Civic Journalism
1101 Connecticut Ave. NW, suite 420
Washington DC 20036-4303
Phone: 202-331-3200
Fax: 302-347-6440
Works closely with news organizations in developing civic journalism initiatives and training.

Philanthropic Initiative (The)
77 Franklin Street - 9th Floor
Boston MA 02110
Phone: 617-338-2590
Fax: 617-338-2591
E-mail get2us@tpi.org
Offers philanthropy design and management services to corporations, foundations, individuals and families.

Philanthropic Institute
77 Franklin Street
Boston MA 02110

Philanthropy Roundtable
1150 17th Street, NW; Suite 503
Washington DC 20036
Phone: 202-822-8333
Fax: 202-822-8325
Encourages international discussion of fellowship, community service and international nderstanding.

Plan for Social Excellence Inc.
100 South Bedford Road, Suite 320
Mt. Kisco NY 10549
Phone: 914-241-8690
Fax: 914-241-1229

Pilots education projects in the US utilizing private funding.

Public/Private Ventures
One Commerce Square
2005 Market Street, Suite 900

Philadelphia PA 19103
Phone: 215-557-4400
Fax: 215-557-4469
Reduce barriers to successful youth development through research and program development.

Resource Center for Youth and their Allies (The)
28 Greenwich Park
Boston MA 02118
Phone: 617-536-5165

Salvation Army
1215 E. Fulton St.
Grand Rapids MI 49503
Phone: 616-459-3433
Fax: 616-459-0042
Provides social, medical, educational and community services to the needy. Links to local locations.

Search Institute
700 South Third Street, Suite 210
Minneapolis MN 55415
Phone: 800-888-7828
Fax: 612-376-8956
Practical research applications for youth development including attitudes, behaviors and needs.

SCORE Association Counselors to America's Small Business
E-mail: contact.score@sba.gov
Successful retired business executives provide small business counseling through a grant from Congress.  SCORE is a resource partner of the U.S. SBA.

Social Welfare Research Institute
515 McGuinn Hall
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467-3807
Phone: 617-552-4070
Fax: 617-552-3903
Multi-disciplinary research center at Boston College focusing on the spiritual and economic dimensions of cultural life in an age of affluence.

Southern Poverty Law Center

400 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Combats hate, intolerance and discrimination through education and litigation.

Study Circles Resource Center
P O Box 203
Pomfret CT 06258
Phone: 860-928-2616

Fax: 860-928-3713
E-mail: scrc@studycircles.org


Urban Institute
2100 M Street, NW

Washington, DC 20037

(202) 833-7200
E-mail: paffairs@ui.urban.org

Women & Philanthropy at UCLA
10920 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1400
Los Angeles CA 90024-6502

Phone: 310-794-2389
Recognizing and promoting women's leadership and philanthropy at UCLA.


41 Nightingale Road
TW12 3HX
United Kingdom