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Nonprofits Organizations (Career Resources)

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Career Resources from Kresge Library


  • Excellent directory information for companies and contacts. This is also useful for nonprofits.
  • Categories that will find nonprofits include:
    • Colleges/Universities - Graduate
    • Colleges/Universities - Undergraduate
    • Early Childhood Centers
    • Education/K-12
    • Museums
    • Non-Profit Organizations

Vault Career Insider

  • Great resource for career specific information on both industries and major companies.
  • Click on the Download Guides link and look at the following titles:
    • Vault Guide to the Top Government & Nonprofit Employers (May 2008)
    • Vault Career Guide to Fundraising & Philantropy (May 2008)
  • General titles that might be of interest:
    • Vault Guide to Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviews (May 2003)
    • MBA Career Bible (December 2007)
  • Check out this video overview of Vault Career Insider from Kresge Library


  • Another great resource for career specific information on both industries and major companies.
  • Click on Careers and Industries Tab
    • See the section titled: Non-Profit and Government for learning about 'trends, markets, major players, and jobs in leading industries'
  • Click on Insider Guides
    • Follow the link for Industries and Careers General
    • See: Green Careers
    • Follow the link for Industries and Careers Specific
    • See: Careers in Nonprofit and Government Agencies


85 Broads

  • 85 Broads is an exclusive global women’s network with members who live, work, and study in 82 countries around the world.

Council on Social Work Education

  • The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is a nonprofit national association representing more than 3,000 individual members, as well as graduate and undergraduate programs of professional social work education.

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy

  • Nonprofit resources like blogs, webpages, and education.

The Foundation Center

  • The Foundation Center is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them.

Independent Sector

  • Independent Sector serves as the premier meeting ground for the leaders of America's charitable and philanthropic sector.

National Council of Nonprofit Associations

  • National Council of Nonprofits is the network of state and regional nonprofit associations serving more than 20,000 member organizations.

Network for Good

  • Donate and volunteer online with nonprofits.

Social Edge

  • Social Edge is the global online community where social entrepreneurs and other practitioners of the social benefit sector connect to network, learn, inspire and share resources.

Social Venture Network

  • Social Venture Network inspires a community of business and social leaders to build a just economy and sustainable planet.

Women's Funding Network

  • The Women’s Funding Network is more than 145 organizations that fund women’s solutions across the globe, making us one of the largest collaborative philanthropic networks in the world.

Young Nonprofit Professionals Network

  • YNPN is a national grassroots nonprofit organization that engages and supports future nonprofit leaders through professional development, networking, and social opportunities.

Internet Resources

Careerjet Job Listings for Nonprofits

  • Nice new resource for searching open positions, worldwide
  • Link goes directly to the jobs in charities and nonprofits
  • Use options on the left hand side to narrow the search to states or types of positions

Career Resources from Michigan's Nonprofit and Public Management Center Resources

Chronicle of Philanthropy's Job Listings

  • Includes job listings as well as news about this sector
  • Sign up for Chronicle's free email listing of current jobs in nonprofit and fund raising sectors

Community Career Center listings

  • Nonprofit positions from the Community Career Center, including many management positions

[ Crain's Detroit Business Nonprofit Classified (including job postings)

  • Great source for job possibilities with nonprofits in Southeastern Michigan.

Foundation Center Job Lists

  • The Job Corner provides listings of current full-time job openings at U.S.-based foundations and nonprofit organizations Job Listings Job Listings

Independent Sector Jobs Lists

  • Job postings from member organizations

Land Trust Alliance - Careers in Conservation

  • Job postings for Land Trust Management and other careers in conservation.

Nation Council of Nonprofits

Nonprofit Career Network Jobs Listing

  • Searchable database of current openings in the nonprofit sector

NonProfit Times Career Center

  • Searchable database of current openings in the nonprofit sector

Opportunity Knocks

Salary Surveys

Please see Nonprofit Salary Surveys page on the Kresge Library Wiki.