Links to Helpful Websites

One of the goals of the LEAVE A LEGACY® Program is to bring together communities, donors and planned giving professionals. Providing valuable references and information about charitable giving is an essential part of our efforts. We hope you find this reference list valuable and encourage you to let us know of other valuable resources. At its discretion, LEAVE A LEGACY® Western New York will add and/or change links to helpful sites.



LEAVE A LEGACY® WESTERN NEW YORK's PARTNERS:

Non-Profit Partners
Professional Advisor Partners



TO LEARN MORE ABOUT LEAVE A LEGACY®COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY:

LEAVE A LEGACY® www.leavealegacy.org
Web site for national organization with information on global progress and links to programs throughout the U.S. and Canada.



TO LEARN MORE ABOUT ORGANIZATIONS DEDICATED TO PROMOTING CHARITABLE GIVING:

The Partnership for Philanthropic Planning www.ppp.org
The professional association for people whose work includes developing, marketing and administering charitable planned giving.

The Association for Fundraising Professionals (AFP formerly known as NSFRE) www.afpnet.org
Association of individuals responsible for generating philanthropic support for a variety of not for profit charitable organizations.

The Council on Foundations www.cof.org
Supports Foundations by promoting knowledge, growth and action in philanthropy

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) www.case.org
An International Education Association

The Philanthropic Initiative www.tpi.org
A non-profit organization offering philanthropic design and management services to corporations, foundations, individuals and families. Conducts educational programs and research studies to help donors make giving more effective.

The Regional Association of Grantmakers www.givingforum.org
Helps grant makers practice more effective philanthropy and provides a forum for promoting to inspire and enhance leadership and capacity in promoting the public good.

The Women's Philanthropy Institutewww.philanthropy.iupui.edu/PhilanthropicServices/WPI/
The Women's Philanthropy Institute works to raise awareness of women as donors and encourages women to increase their charitable giving.



TO LOCATE OR CONTACT SPECIFIC CHARITIES:

Better Business Bureau www.bbb.com
The Better Business Bureau includes reports on charities.

GuideStar www.guidestar.org
GuideStar is a searchable database of more than 620,000 non-profit organizations in U.S. charities can be searched by name, subject, state, zip code, or other criteria.

IRS www.irs.ustreas.gov/prod/search/eosearch.html
The IRS's searchable list of exempt organizations.

 

 

 

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