The Foundation Center’s mission is to strengthen the nonprofit sector by advancing knowledge about U.S. philanthropy. To achieve its mission, the Foundation Center collects, organizes, and communicates information on U.S. philanthropy; conducts and facilitates research on trends in the field; provides education and training on the grantseeking process; and ensures public access to information and services through its web site, print and electronic publications, five library/learning centers, and a national network of Cooperating Collections.
This web site serves as a free list of the 850,000-plus nonprofit organizations across the United States. The GuideStar web site is used by funders to research and identify grant recipients. GuideStar already has a basic listing about each organization, including Form 990s (if available), but organizations can add information to create a more complete profile. You can use your organization’s profile to showcase your mission, programs, leadership, goals, and results.
Hawai‘i Community Foundation
The Hawai‘i Community Foundation helps people make a difference by inspiring the spirit of giving and by investing in people and solutions to benefit every island community.
Aloha United Way
The purpose of Aloha United Way (AUW) is to provide leadership to bring people together to create a healthier, more compassionate community. Aloha United Way’s 211 is Hawai‘i’s only comprehensive, statewide community information and referral service. 211 offers help finding food, shelter, drug treatment, childcare, job training and much more. Dialing 2-1-1 is free from all islands 24 hours a day, and all calls are confidential.
Innovation Network is a national nonprofit organization develops and shares tools and know-how to help nonprofits and funders measure their own results. Innovation Network provide program planning and evaluation consulting, training, and web-based tools to nonprofits and funders across geographic and programmatic boundaries
Nonprofit Good Practice Guide
This web site provides key information designed to help anyone manage a nonprofit organization efficiently and effectively. Explore articles, tips, resources and glossaries within ten topic areas.
This web site offers nonprofits a one-stop resource for technology needs by providing free information, resources, and support. In addition to online information and resources, TechSoup offers a product philanthropy service called TechSoup Stock. Here, nonprofits can access donated and discounted technology products, generously provided by corporate and nonprofit technology partners.
CompassPoint Nonprofit Services
CompassPoint is a consulting, research, and training organization providing nonprofits with management tools, strategies, and resources to lead change in their communities.
Envision Hawai‘i is a network of young public servants and social entrepreneurs – people working to make careers out of making a difference in Hawai‘i. Members are mostly in their 20s and 30s and are in various lines of public-purpose work: educators, social workers, nonprofit staff, public interest lawyers, environmental advocates, and socially-responsible business people. Envision Hawai‘i works to support and unify these diverse young professionals with opportunities for professional learning, networking, peer-support, and collective action.
Hawai‘i Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations
HANO, the Hawai‘i Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations, is a statewide and sector-wide association of charitable organizations. Its purpose is to unite, strengthen and provide a voice for Hawai‘i nonprofits to build a stronger civil society for everyone. HANO is an initiative of Hawai‘i Community Services Council, which works to improve the community by leading systemic change and helping nonprofits become more efficient and effective.
BoardSource increases the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations by strengthening boards of directors through its consulting practice, publications, tools, and membership program.