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Money as a Tool for Social Change


A community of change-makers networking with one another and partnering with aligned organizations in their work of creating positive change in our global society.


An organization that supports the movement of money and power towards impacted communities and social justice, Changemakers provides donor-partner trainings, philanthropy workshops and resources, and grants to support the community based philanthropy movement.

Council on Foundations

The Council On Foundations provides overall advice and resources for prospective donors, including a list of over 350 local "member" community foundations, who advise donors on local and regional issues.

The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers

The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers is a network of 28 associations, helping more than 3,400 organizations and individual donors nationwide practice effective philanthropy. The Forum can provide information on your region's giving, help you or your advisor explore the range of giving options, and connect you to your area's regional association and other likeminded people interested in philanthropy.


Guidestar, a service of Philanthropic Research, Inc., guides individuals by providing information on the programs and finances of the over 600,000 501(c)3 organizations registered with the IRS.


Connects people to organizations and charities they care about most and offers guidance and resources about the numerous ways people can support their favorite organizations and/or charities.

Leverage Alliance

Comprised of young leaders who have high net assets and a commitment to positive social impact, this international network provides a supportive community in which for members to share knowledge, networks and vision, and to build alliances for specific projects in order to achieve a greater, more systemic positive social impact on the world.

National Center for Family Philanthropy

National Center for Family Philanthropy, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, was established in September 1997 by a group of family philanthropists to encourage families and individuals to create and sustain their philanthropic missions. It is the only national resource center focusing on matters of importance to families engaged in philanthropy and their effective giving.

Resource Generation

Resource Generation is an alliance of progressive young people seeking to support and challenge each other to affect social change through the creative, responsible and strategic use of their own financial and other resources.

Resourceful Women

Resourceful Women is a networking organization promoting positive social change by educating and empowering women to make informed choices when investing, spending and contributing their money.

Responsible Wealth

Responsible Wealth is a national network of businesspeople, investors and affluent Americans who are concerned about the trends of deepening economic inequality and are working for widespread prosperity. Its three primary areas of work are tax fairness, corporate responsibility and living wages.

Threshold Foundation

An intergenerational community of wealthy people committed to progressive social change, and to spiritual and personal growth.  Threshold is also a foundation and an experiment in collective giving and individual philanthropic development.

Women's Philanthropy Institute

Women's Philanthropy Institute (WPI) is a nonprofit organization that brings together philanthropists and philanthropy professionals to educate and advance women as major donors and volunteer leaders for the nonprofit causes and institutions of their choosing.