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

Texas Issues   State website to track legislation, statutes and agency rules   Resources for assisting community organizations   State agency for volunteerism and service opportunities

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

Advocacy Rights and Lobbying by Nonprofits  Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest   Alliance for Justice

Social Entrepreneurship:  Information about L3C entities    Social Enterprise Alliance promotes innovative nonprofits    Duke University, source materials for social enterprise issues   Background on B-corps and L3C entities

Foreign Operations:   International Center for Not-for-Profit Law