Nonprofit Resource Center

As our community evolves, the needs of the nonprofit sector in Bismarck-Mandan continue to grow with it. To help our partners keep up with this growing demand, United Way has partnered with the Otto Bremer Foundation to provide training, assistance and overall strengthening. United Way is responsible for administering a generous grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation.

Collaboration and Collective Impact  
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On demand 87 min Collaboration: A Strategy for Surviving in Tough Times  
Toolkit   Toolbox for Building Needle-Moving Collaborations  
Document   What are the Different Ways to Collaborate?  
Article   Nonprofit Collaborations: Why Teaming Up Can Make Sense  
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Document   NAF: An Executive Director's Guide to FInancial Leadership  
Document Nonprofit Audit Guide  
Document Financial Management Self-Assessment Tool  

10 Step Budgeting Checklist

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Resources Nonprofit Fundraisers Strategic Plan Guide  
Resources The Foundation Center  
Document Society for Nonprofits Fundraising Guide  
Governance and Management  
Date Time Title  
Document   Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool  
Document   How to Start a Nonprofit Organization in North Dakota  
Template   MAP for Nonprofits Board Meeting Minutes Template  
On demand   Succession Planning: Planning for the Inevitable  
Marketing and Social Media  
Date Time Title  
On demand   Principles of Social Media Strategy - Slides/Bonus Materials  
On demand   Marketing and PR on a Shoestring  
E-Training   Strategic Marketing Plans E-learning Class  
Document   Guide to Navigating Communications for Nonprofits  
Professional Skills    
Date Time Title  
Request disc   Strategic Problem Solving for Better Decision Making  
Request disc   Great Layout & Design: Tips, Tricks and the Latest Trends  
Resources   Free Management Library  
Program Evaluation, Data Management and Outcome Measurement  
Date Time Title  
Document   Basic Guide to Program Evaluation  
Document Templates    
Date Time Title  
Template   Example Personnel Policy  
Template   Cash Flow Template  
Template   Nonprofit Financial Policy Guidelines and Example  
Template   Nonprofit Operating Reserves and Policy Examples  
Template   MAP for Nonprofits Board Meeting Minutes Template  
Resources for Small Nonprofits  
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Document   How Small Nonprofits Can Improve Their Fiscal Health  
Document   Issues Facing Small Nonprofits  
Document   Five Internal Controls for the Very Small Nonprofit  
Additional Resources  
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Products   Techsoup: Discounted Software and Technology for Nonprofits  
E-learning library Nonprofit Ready  
Resources   501 Commons  
Website   Nonprofit Career Resource Guide  
Sector Data    
Date Time Title  
Data   National Center for Charitable Statistics