Nonprofit Connect is your connection to a wealth of valuable tools and resources to help your organization achieve its mission. New items are continually researched and added and span a variety of focus areas. Browse our list of free, discounted and members-only resources below.
Nonprofit Connect Foundation Directory
This directory is a must have for your fundraising needs. Streamline your grant writing efforts with this up-to-date, searchable database of nearly 1,000 grantmakers, including over 600 local funders. Powered by Access Philanthropy, your Nonprofit Connect membership allows you to search grantmakers and companies, and sort by major interest areas.
NEW! Members now receive FoundationLink, a monthly email with upcoming funding deadlines. This email is a snapshot of a full grant deadline calendar provided by Nonprofit Connect.
Your Nonprofit Connect membership provides access to GrantStation, a searchable database of private grantmakers, federal deadlines, links to state funding agencies and a growing list of international funders. Organizational members of Nonprofit Connect will receive one complimentary login to GrantStation.
Organization Members Only
Nonprofit Connect's Members-Only Offers provide members access to high-quality services, cutting-edge technology and top-of-the-line products. Our Business Premium Members support the nonprofit sector by providing discounts and special deals to give you the most for your money and improve your daily operations.
ResourceLink provides quick access to resources covering all aspects of nonprofit management. Use the library for quick answers to your nonprofit questions, as a training tool, or for in-depth research.
An up-to-date, searchable database of more than 600 members. Find nonprofit organizations based on focus area, or businesses that are committed to working with and helping further the missions of Kansas City's nonprofit community.
Does your organization have good news to share? Nonprofit Connect is pleased to post Member News releases on our website. Members can share recent hiring announcements, honors and awards or other good news. Just log in to post a news release. Reading Member News is open to the public.
The Nonprofit Marketplace connects nonprofits with resources and opportunities in the community. Anyone can post an offer free of charge, but the information needs to be for an opportunity or resource specifically targeted to nonprofit organizations. Potential offers include: spaces or items for rent, free or discounted materials or equipment, funding or fundraising opportunities, calls for nominations for awards or contests, and survey participation.
Community Events Calendar
The Community Events Calendar is a public resource provided by Nonprofit Connect. Members and non-members are invited to post upcoming nonprofit events for the community to consider. Make sure your organization's event is posted on the calendar, and don't forget to check dates when planning your next function.
Kansas City National Funders Workbook 2015
This printed booklet features detailed profiles on 100 national funders that give money to the Kansas City area. Powered by Access Philanthropy, a national philanthropic research firm.
Nonprofit Connect members and Nonmembers can purchase the booklet for $25.
Please call 816-888-5600 or email email@example.com to purchase your copy.
The Salary & Benefits Survey for Greater Kansas City Regional Nonprofit Organizations
& Associations (2016-17 Edition)
Nonprofit Connect, the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership of the University of Missouri – Kansas City, Support Kansas City the Mid-America Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and the Kansas City Society of Association Executives have formed a collaborative partnership to conduct this survey – the only one of its kind in Kansas City. Legally, politically, and ethically, it is more important than ever for nonprofit agencies to use research-based information to establish, benchmark, and defend their salaries and benefits.
With generous underwriting support from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, organizations can receive a free electronic copy (PDF) of the 2016-17 survey report. Click here for more information.
"Nonprofit Connect is a great community resource where nonprofit professionals acquire helpful skills and tools for making their organization the best it can be."
Mark Mattison, Director of Major Gifts at UMKC Foundation
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