Center for Non-Profits
This is the one stop shop for all things nonprofit in New Jersey. From legal assistance in forming a charitable organization to advocacy issues and professional development, the Center for Non-Profits has it all. The Center’s mission is to build the power of New Jersey’s non-profit community by serving as the premier voice and comprehensive resource for and about the sector. Membership dues are relative to budget size and numerous benefits are available.
State of New Jersey Non-Profit Info Center
New Jersey’s Non-Profit Information Center portal is as a one-stop shop for nonprofits in New Jersey seeking to utilize various funding sources and volunteer opportunities available through the State. In May 2011, Governor Christie signed into law N.J.S.A. § 52:16A-110 requiring the Department of State to maintain, in a single, accessible location, a directory of State departments and agencies that provide resources to assist nonprofits in their daily operations.
Donor Prospect Research
Fundraising from the Donor’s Perspective – This handout was provided courtesy of Maria Semple of The Prospect Finder, LLC and Connie Alexis Laona, Director of Individual Giving for Kean University.
Contingency Planning & Budgeting
This outline is provided courtesy of David Gray of Finance Arts, LLC and offers guidance on budgeting during transitional situations.
NJ Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
This pdf offers detailed information on services available to artists and arts organizations through the NJ Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts and includes a needs survey and contact info sheet.
Tech Soup Global – IT Donations & Discounts
TechSoup Global serves 80,000 organizations in 22 countries. They have provided over $1 billion in software donations in the last ten years. Techsoup Stock offers software donations to nonprofits from 35 major technology providers, including Microsoft, Cisco, Symantec, Intuit, and Adobe (for an administrative fee as little as 5% of retail cost). To qualify, organizations must be a 501(c)3. The Refurbished Computer Initiative gives nonprofits a chance to get low-cost, high-quality computers with a new operating system and up-to-date software (covered by a 90-day warranty).
Stay Exempt – Tax Basics for Non-Profits
The Internal Revenue Service has launched Stay Exempt that provides tools and training on relevant topics for 501(c)(3) organizations. Included on the website are tutorials on how to classify an organization as a public charity, determine unrelated business income, and file IRS Form 990.
This is a comprehensive list of job banks for arts administrators
Center for Non-Profits Job Listings – A prime location for non-profit employers seeking experienced staff or enthusiastic newcomers
NY Foundation for the Arts’s Jobs in the Arts – The premiere source for jobs and internships in the arts and culture industry nationwide
Americans for the Arts Job Bank – The premier electronic recruitment resource for the industry
Theatre Communications Group – Full-time, part-time seasonal or year round, paid or volunteer positions in ARTSEARCH online.
The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance’s Job Bank – The region’s definitive source of employment opportunities in the arts and culture industry
Council of NJ Grantmakers’ Jobbank – Jobs in philanthropy and nonprofits
Management Consultants for the Arts – Executive search for senior level management
The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Career Center – Nonprofit jobs nationally
Philanthropy News Digest Job Corner – A service of the Foundation Center