National YoungArts Foundation

National YoungArts Foundation identifies and nurtures the most promising young artists with cash awards, mentorship, and a strong alumni community.  It is currently accepting applications for its competition program until October 14, 2016.

Guide Star

Guidestar is an online information service focused on nonprofit organizations throughout the United States.


Forefront, formerly the Donors Forum, is a statewide membership association for nonprofits, public agencies and philanthropy. It provides resources to the sector in the form of data, education and management.

Council on Foundations

Council on Foundations is a nonprofit leadership association of grantmaking foundations and corporations. It provides tools and resources for the philanthropic sector in the United States and globally.

CyberDrive Illinois

CyberDrive Illinois allows organizations to check the Not-For-Profit Certificate of Good Standing through the Secretary of State's office.