Charity Resources

Executive Service Corp Houston (ESCH)

YouTube Non-Profit Program

Four excellent guides for Non-Profits

Lifecycle of a public charity – IRS Guidelines

Guidelines for Charitable Raffles in Texas

Texas, Secretary of State – Texas Business Organizations Code Forms

State of Texas, Non-Profit FAQ’s

Current Value of a Volunteer Hour – Independent Sector

Founder’s Syndrome – How Non-Profits Can Suffer

Good Search – Your Supporters can earn money for you just by surfing the web

How did giving fare in the recession? American’s didn’t pull back

Non-Profits have access to donated and discounted software

Get free online advertising through Google Grants

How Charities are Finding the Good with Facebook Cause Pages

Donor – Bill of Rights

The Non-Profit Tagline Report 

Non Profit Career Guide



Degrees for Greater Good

American Marketing Association Foundation

Rice University Center for Philanthropy and Non-profit Leadership

University of Houston – Powertools for Non-profits Conference

University of Houston – American Humanics


Donation Links

Houston Texans

Houston Dynamo

Houston Astros

Houston Rockets

Houston Zoo

Ikea Houston


Southwest Airlines

Limited Brands

Alley Theatre


Family Philanthropy and Foundation Resources

A Foundation’s Guide to Advocacy

Exponent Philanthropy

National Center Family Philanthropy

Resource Generation

Family Philanthropy Resources

Philanthropy Southwest


Greater Houston Community Foundation

Houston Endowment

Donor Houston

Association of Fundraising Professionals Houston Chapter

52 Ways to fundraise

Fundraising Ideas

Non-Profit Boards

Board Chairs: Fire-Up Your Board with a Call to Action!

Ways to Liven Up Your Board Meetings – and Your Board

New Year’s Resolutions for Board Members

The Number One Way to Get Your Board Members to Follow Through

Boards Gone Wild!

Going for Consensus, Not Robert’s Rules

Board Member Position Descriptions

Legal Responsibilities of Non-profit Boards


Social Media

Socialize Your Cause

12 Tips for Non-profits on getting started with Social Media

Media Summit 2010: Lessons for Non-profits

9 Ways Non-profits can excel using Social Media

How Useful is Social Media to Non-profits?

How to Measure Social Media ROI

Social Media Guide for Non-Profits

Volunteer Resources

Learn How to Become – Volunteers and Careers

Houston Association of Volunteer Administrators (HAVA)

Volunteer Houston

Volunteer Match

City of Houston Opportunities

Harris County Citizens Corp

Charity Chicks

HandsOn Network


Recommended Books:


Do your Non-Profit’s Special Events Really Work?

Doing Good Well

The Truth about What Nonprofit Boards Really Want

The Fine Art of Fundraising How to Raise Millions Helping Others Have a Ball

The Greater Good: How Philanthropy Drives the American Economy and Can Save Capitalism

Twenty Ways to Improve the World..Even If You Are Broke 

Make a Difference in 15 Minutes