Additional Technical Assistance
The following three Wisconsin centers are free and public collection sites of current information on private foundations, philanthropy, and nonprofit organization and management. They provide a public source of factual information on private foundations and philanthropy in the United States, including large collections of material to assist grant seekers with fundraising, and letter and proposal writing.
GuideStar National Database of Non-Profit Organizations
This web site is a resource that connects donors, grant makers, and nonprofit agencies with information about charitable organizations, philanthropic issues, the grant writing process and the effective practices of the nonprofit world.
Donors Forum of Wisconsin
Donors Forum of Wisconsin is a member of the Giving Forum, the national organization representing 28 regional associations of grant makers that exist across the United States. The organization provides limited service in the area of information, referral and proposal writing workshops for nonprofit organizations seeking grants. The web site provides easy linkage to grant writing tips, community foundations, and other resources.
The Foundation Center
With a stated mission to strengthen the nonprofit sector by advancing knowledge about U.S. philanthropy, this center's web site is a resource that educates and trains grant seekers on the process of researching and obtaining funding.
Improving the leadership and effectiveness of nonprofit organizations through education, research and service.