Resources

The following resources may assist nonprofit organizations, community leaders and individuals to stay informed and involved.

Texas Issues
www.tano.org   Statewide voice for nonprofit organizations, Austin
www.capitol.state.tx.us   State website to track legislation, statutes and agency rules
www.texascbar.org   Resources for assisting community organizations
www.onestarfoundation.org   State agency for volunteerism and service opportunities

National Issues
www.councilofnonprofits.org   National Council of Nonprofits, Washington, D.C.
www.independentsector.org    Independent Sector, Washington, D.C.
www.nonprofitpanel.org    Independent Sector’s response to Congressional proposals
www.nasconet.org    National Association of State Charity Officials, the regulators
www.nvoad.org   National coalition of volunteer disaster relief agencies
www.philanthropy.com   The Chronicle of Philanthropy, current news
www.urban.org   The Urban Institute, research studies and statistics

Advocacy Rights and Lobbying by Nonprofits
www.clpi.org  Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest
www.afj.org   Alliance for Justice

Social Entrepreneurship:
www.americansforcommunitydevelopment.org  Information about L3C entities
www.se-alliance.org    Social Enterprise Alliance promotes innovative nonprofits
www.caseatduke.org    Duke University, source materials for social enterprise issues
www.bcorporation.net   Background on B-corps and L3C entities

Foreign Operations:
www.icnl.org   International Center for Not-for-Profit Law