- Management/technical assistance providers
- Legal resources
- Nonprofit associations
- State agencies
- Start-up guides
Management/technical assistance providers
Empowering Nonprofits through IT
Apparo, formerly NPower Charlotte Region, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that transforms Charlotte nonprofits through technology and services that enhance their missions. As a trusted partner and hub for information technology needs, Apparo works to create a vibrant community of technology enabled nonprofits.
Association of Fundraising Professionals
The Charlotte Chapter, founded in 1985, provides members a monthly information and networking luncheon, mentoring, job postings and other resources.
Executive Service Corps of the Triangle
Build a Better Board
This free service helps Triangle area nonprofits recruit board members. It also has resources for organizations and potential board members on topics such as board responsibilities and engagement.
Cape Fear Volunteer Center
The mission of the Cape Fear Volunteer Center is to match individuals and agencies with service opportunities in the Cape Fear Region.
Executive Service Corps of the Triangle
The Executive Service Corps of the Triangle provides professional, affordable consulting to area nonprofits to help them achieve their missions.
Volunteer Center of Greensboro
The center serves Guilford County. According to the site: "By partnering with us you get the opportunity to receive a wide range of services to enhance your programming and operations, gain access to thousands of monthly visitors to our website and be part of a strong network of service-minded leaders and professionals."
Guilford Nonprofit Consortium
The Guilford Nonprofit Consortium is a collaborative of nonprofit organizations in Guilford County, North Carolina, that fosters mutual assistance and support within the nonprofit community to create a more efficient and effective nonprofit sector.
Hands On Asheville-Buncombe
Hands On Asheville-Buncombe, a program of United Way, works in partnership with hundreds of community-based nonprofit agencies to provide volunteers with a variety of meaningful opportunities for service and leadership.
HandsOn Northwest North Carolina
HandsOn Northwest North Carolina helps nonprofits recruit volunteers and provides capacity building for nonprofits, including training in governance, volunteer management, board skills and measuring impact. This page also links to a directory of nonprofit consultants and vendors.
N.C. Center for Nonprofits
Principles and Practices
Principles & Practices for Nonprofit Excellence provides guiding principles on 12 aspects of governance, management, and operations for both nonprofit board and staff members. Also includes specific benchmarks under each category.
Triangle Community Foundation
Resources for Nonprofits
The Triangle Community Foundation provides educational workshops, meeting space, and connections to capacity building resources for area nonprofits. This last section of this page also links to an extensive list of capacity-building resources outside the foundation.
Sign Up Page
Helps nonprofits in Mecklenburg County recruit volunteers. Provides networking opportunities and training classes.
United Way of the Central Carolinas
Offers board trainings at least twice a year. Trainings sessions on other topics such as racial equity and business planning are primarily for the United Way's grantees, but other nonprofits may attend when space is available.
WNC Nonprofit Pathways
A collaborative venture of several area funders, WNC Nonprofit Pathways provides information, training, and in-depth consulting to nonprofits in western North Carolina.
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