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Published:May 6th, 2008 07:11 EST
Nonprofits save the most valuable resource

Nonprofits save the most valuable resource

By Ashley Mathews

If you have ever spent all day searching the Web for nonprofit resources, your dream of having things in one place to make your search simpler has come true. has created a website dedicated to providing resources for nonprofit organizations. The sites goal is to help those needing to find nonprofits organizations and nonprofit organizations searching for funding, training, or projects.

“The aim of the team was to facilitate the nonprofit organizations in everyway,” said an team member.”

Here’s  how it works:

n      Nonprofits or people visit and click on a provider such as, VolunteerMatch. Then it displays details about the selection, contact information, user reviews, and their website link.

n      If you are looking for information about how to start a nonprofit, you can select from the topics listed in the Helpful section.

In addition, people can find the nonprofits on the site according to location, type, and find volunteers. 1855nonprofitorganizations also, encourages nonprofits to exchange ideas with one another such as, fundraising ideas, job opportunities, etc.  According to, “Transparency is its key to functioning and donors and others can familiarize themselves about not just the vision of a nonprofit organization but its finances and expenditures, certificate of incorporation, fundraising plans, as well as work executed.

The resource that listed on the website are useful, however it does have some faults. “I think this site is not useful for someone with no knowledge of the nonprofit world, the interface was not very user-friendly and they do not have enough topics listed to help nonprofits,” said Charles Robb a user of is on the right path to making the search for nonprofit resources simpler. Thus, nonprofits and people can save a more valuable resource we all know as time.