Looking for professional development opportunities or resources? Check out the following organizations:
Amhert H. Wilder Foundation: great source for research and data.
Center for Urban and Regional Affairs: good place to find research and resources.
Center for Youth Development: researches and delivers non-formal, out-of-school time youth development programs.
HandsOn Twin Cities: brings people together to strengthen communities through meaningful volunteer action.
Heading Home Minnesota: a statewide initiative to end homelessness.
MAP for Nonprofits: increases the capacity of nonprofits and provides leadership for effective nonprofit management.
Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration (MAVA): resources for professional development and training opportunities.
Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota (MPM): builds and supports mentoring programs and partnerships.
Minnesota Campus Compact (MNCC): great source for research and grant opportunities
Minnesota Compass: great source of research and data.
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN): informs, promotes, and connects individual nonprofits and the nonprofit sector.
Minnesota Council on Foundations (MCF): strengthens and expands philanthropy and provides grant resources.
Minnesota Literacy Council: literacy services for adults and children.
Minnesota Help Info: provides a statewide directory of community services.
Nonprofit Tech for Good: information, resources, and webinars on increasing your nonprofit's capacity using technology.
Nonprofit Technology Network: information, resources, and webinars on using technology in a nonprofit setting.
Nonprofits Assistance Fund: a cache of resources and support for nonprofits.
Volunteer Match: allows organizations to recruit and match volunteers with opportunities and projects.
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network: provides and promotes opportunities for the development of young nonprofit professionals in Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Looking to increase your knowledge through online and free courses? Check out these resources: