Library & Links

The following links are presented as a resource, but do not necessarily mean endorsement by the Planned Giving Council of Northeast Florida.

General Information

Foundation Center
A gateway to philanthropy on the Web with lots of information for grant seekers.

A donor's guide to the nonprofit universe. GuideStar offers a free, searchable database of the programs and finances of more than 600,000 U.S. nonprofit organizations.

Indiana University Center on Philanthropy
Home page for the Center also contains interesting research information and current offering of the Center.

Philanthropic Advisory Service
This site, created by the Better Business Bureau, is a resource of information on nonprofit organizations that solicit gifts.

Women's Philanthropy Institute
A site focusing on the difference that women can make, and are making, through philanthropy.

Other Resources

Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
"FASB" is the organization that sets official accounting standards.

The new, friendlier IRS has an extensive home on the Web that is loaded with information, including sections on tax information for businesses, tax help and education and an area for downloading tax forms in PCL or PostScript.

The national LEAVE A LEGACY® site, sponsored by the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners. (LEAVE A LEGACY® is no longer an active program. Public domain resources are available for download on this webpage.)

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
A committee devoted to expanding the horizons of philanthropy to the less wealthy to create a more democratic society.

National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Current information on legislative and regulatory affairs.

Thomas Legislative Information
Track legislation, the Congressional record and all manner of goings on in Washington at this Web site of the Library of Congress.


Association for Healthcare Philanthropy
The national association for development professionals working in health care.

Association of Fundraising Professionals
Formerly known as the National Society of Fund Raising Executives, AFP is the national association for fund-raisers.

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education
The national association for development professionals working in educational organizations.

Council on Foundations
An association of foundations and corporations that serves the public good by promoting and enhancing effective and responsible philanthropy.


The Chronicle of Philanthropy by the Chronicle of Higher Education, Inc., 1255 23rd Street, N.W., Washington D.C. 20037.

The Philanthropy Journal Online by the Philanthropy News Network, 5 West Hargett Street, Suite 805, Raleigh, NC 27601

Planned Gifts Counselor published by Practical Publishing, LLC, P.O. Box 970367, Orem, UT 84097. Tel: 877-PGC-0499

Planned Giving Today edited and published by G. Roger Schoenhals, 100 2nd Avenue South, Suite 180, Edmonds, Washington 98020. Tel: 800-525-5748

Taxwise Giving by Conrad Teitell, 13 Arcadia Road, Old Greenwich, CT 06870. Tel: 203-637-4553

Wiley Non-Profit Resource Center published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 605 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10158-0012. Tel: 212-850-6000

The Planned Giving Council of Northeast Florida brings together nonprofit and for-profit professionals merging their expertise in estate and tax planning, financial planning and charitable giving to foster awareness and to provide an effective forum for education, communication, networking and collaboration for our gift planning community.