Resources for Your Daily Work

Whether you are looking to tell your nonprofit’s story, evaluate your fundraising strategy, develop a sound HR policy, or learn more about our state's nonprofit sector, we have publications to help. 



Principles & Practices: Best Practices for North Carolina Nonprofits 

Guiding principles and benchmarks for nonprofit best practices


Legal Compliance Checklist for North Carolina Nonprofits

An outline of laws that affect NC nonprofits’ governance, finances, advocacy, human resources, and fundraising


Salaries and Benefits for North Carolina's Nonprofit Sector  2020 report available!

North Carolina data on salaries, total cash compensation, bonuses, and benefits


Toolkit for Building Organizational Resilience 

A complimentary toolkit of resources, activities, tips, and checklists to plan, rebound, and recover from any crisis or disaster


Going Forward: Best Practices and Considerations for Nonprofit Re-Engagement

Recommendations and considerations as organizations re-open offices and facilities throughout the pandemic


Essential: Our State's Nonprofit Sector is a Vital Economic Engine

A comprehensive report about the economic impact of 501(c)(3) nonprofits in our state 


Countdown to the Inevitable: North Carolina Nonprofit CEOs in Transition

A report to help nonprofits and their leaders navigate executive transitions successfully


Employment Law for North Carolina Nonprofits
A Handbook for Managers and Board Members of Nonprofit Organizations

A handbook of major state and federal employment law requirements for nonprofit
organizations and how to apply to personnel practices


Guidebook for Boards of Directors of North Carolina Nonprofits

An overview of the roles and responsibilities of board members.


Nonprofit Connections

Monthly newsletter featuring articles and resources on nonprofit best practices and trends


Nonprofit Policy Matters

Weekly newsletter featuring current federal and state policy issues that affect all 501(c)(3) nonprofits