Alliance magazine

Alliance is the leading magazine for philanthropy and social investment worldwide. It provides news and analysis of what’s happening in the philanthropy and social investment sectors across the world. It also acts as a forum for exchange of ideas and experiences among practitioners. As well as news and conference reports, book reviews and opinion columns, each issue has a special in-depth feature on some key aspect of philanthropy and social investment, with contributors from around the world and expert guest editors. Click here to subscribe.

Alliance Magazine – #ShiftThePower: the rise of community philanthropy

Guest editors of the December 2016 issue of Alliance magazine Jenny Hodgson and Barry Knight explore the issues of community philanthropy, durable development, and the collective sharing of resources.   In this special feature on community philanthropy, we propose a new paradigm called ‘durable development’. This involves shifting power closer to the ground, giving agency to local people and their organizations on the principle that they should have greater control of their own destinies. The growing field of community philanthropy has much to contribute towards such a paradigm shift because it marks a distinct break with many of the conventions Read more

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Blue Avocado

Blue Avocado is a nonprofit online magazine for community nonprofits. We publish approximately seven times per year through an HTML newsletter delivered to more than 64,000 subscribers. Thanks to its sponsors and members, Blue Avocado subscriptions are free.

Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Chronicle of Philanthropy is the No. 1 news source, in print and online, for nonprofit leaders, fund raisers, grant makers, and other people involved in the philanthropic enterprise. For more than 20 years, The Chronicle has been connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas. The Chronicle provides news and information for executives of tax-exempt organizations in health, education, religion, the arts, social services, and other fields, as well as fund raisers, professional employees of foundations, institutional investors, corporate grant makers, and charity donors. Along with news, it offers such service features as lists of grants, fundraising ideas Read more

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations exists to help grantmakers turn their desire to improve into real progress. That’s the power of the GEO community. With more than 5,000 grantmakers across the globe, we work together to lift up the grantmaking practices that matter most to nonprofits and that truly improve philanthropy. There’s no shortage of advice out there for grantmakers working to improve. There’s also no shortage of hurdles to making change. Since 1997, GEO has provided opportunities for grantmakers to come together to share knowledge and inspire each other to act. GEO members find value in making strong connections to Read more

Inside Philanthropy

Raising money is hard work—and the information gap between funders and nonprofits can make it even harder. We know. We’ve been there. Too often, nonprofits don’t know which funders might help, exactly what those funders are looking for, or who to contact. At the same time, funders aren’t always connecting with the right potential grantees. That’s why we started Inside Philanthropy, the premier source of day-to-day philanthropic coverage, reporting on how foundations and individual donors give away their money.

International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing

The International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing (IJNVSM) provides a global forum for peer-reviewed research on marketing for the not-for-profit sector. We publish articles which meet the highest standards of academic rigour, and have a direct relevance to practitioners in the field.

Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership

The Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership is a peer-reviewed journal published in the United States with a specific focus on the areas of nonprofit education and leadership. This Western Kentucky University Research Foundation publication focuses on improving research and practice and reducing the disparity between the two in the represented disciplines. The journal’s mission is to improve nonprofit education and leadership through the publication and dissemination of peer-reviewed manuscripts centered on professional practice, research, and theoretical discussions. Publishing articles which contribute to the development of theory and practice is a guiding principle of the publication. The journal solicits high Read more

March 2017 issue | Philanthropy scholarship and practice – bridging the divide

Be sure to keep an eye out for the March issue of Alliance magazine as it looks at the ways in which we can bridge the gap between philanthropy scholarship and practice. As philanthropic studies gain speed and popularity in universities and academic programs around the world, we attempt to explain why studying philanthropy is important and how much priority should be given to informing policy and practice. Guest edited by Marta Rey-Garcia of Spain’s Coruna University, the issue answers some of the key questions that arise when philanthropy scholarship moves into practice and provides a detailed account of philanthropy’s growing Read more


Nonprofit Management and Leadership

Launched in 1990, NML was the first journal to bring together the best thinking and most advanced knowledge and research about the special needs, challenges, and opportunities of nonprofit organizations. NML is committed both to academic excellence and to advancing creative interaction between rigorous research and engaged practice. It is currently one of the leading journals in the field of nonprofit management. The new editor, who will have earned significant distinction in the field of nonprofit management and leadership, will lead NML and be charged with raising its profile among researchers and practitioners. The editor must hold a Ph.D. in Read more

Nonprofit Voluntary Sector Quarterly

Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (NVSQ), peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, is an international, interdisciplinary journal for nonprofit sector research dedicated to enhancing our knowledge of nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and voluntarism by providing cutting-edge research, discussion, and analysis of the field. NVSQ provides a forum for researchers from around the world to publish timely articles from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

Philanthropy Journal

The Philanthropy Journal is an independent voice and champion for nonprofits and their supporters. Through a daily website and free, weekly email bulletin, we deliver nonprofit news, resources, announcements and job listings. The Philanthropy Journal is a program of the Institute for Nonprofits at NC State University in Raleigh, N.C.

Philanthropy News Digest

Philanthropy News Digest (PND) a daily news service of the Foundation Center, is a compendium, in digest form, of philanthropy-related articles and features culled from print and electronic media outlets nationwide. Published daily, each PND abstract summarizes the content of, or from, an original article, press or news release, or grantmaker Web site. Each abstract includes a citation of the original news source, which readers of the Digest can use to read the original Web site, or to find a copy of the original article (if abstracted from a print source) through a library or a document delivery service. Sign Read more

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Stanford Social Innovation Review is an award-winning magazine and website that covers cross-sector solutions to global problems. SSIR is written for and by social change leaders in the nonprofit, business, and government sectors who view collaboration as key to solving environmental, social, and economic justice issues. Published at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at Stanford University, SSIR bridges academic theory and practice with ideas about achieving social change. SSIR covers a wide range of subjects, from microfinance and green businesses to social networks and human rights. Its aim is both to inform and to inspire.

The Foundation Review

The Foundation Review is the first peer-reviewed journal of philanthropy, written by and for foundation staff and boards, and those who work with them implementing programs. It provides rigorous research and writing, presented in an accessible style. Our mission: To share evaluation results, tools, and knowledge about the philanthropic sector in order to improve the practice of grantmaking, yielding greater impact and innovation. Visit and bookmark our homepage to keep up with the latest information regarding The Foundation Review including upcoming issues and information for contributors and readers.

The Nonprofit Quarterly

NPQ is a nonprofit based in Boston. It has six staff members and a board of directors but what really fuels it and provides it its credibility are its community of volunteer content contributors/readers and cash contributors. NPQ has always been known for its rigor and grounded understanding of nonprofits and philanthropy and it has always depended upon its readership to guide its editorial agenda. This is what keeps it relevant and a trusted source for hundreds of thousands of practitioners across the country and beyond. NPQ’s guiding philosophy is that an active and engaged and sometimes disruptive civil sector Read more

The Nonprofit Times

The NonProfit Times, the flagship publication of NPT Publishing Group in Morris Plains, N.J., is the leading business publication for nonprofit management. Geared to the executive suite, The NonProfit Times delivers news, business information and original research on the daily operations of tax-exempt organizations.

VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations

The official journal of the International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR), Voluntas is an interdisciplinary journal that provides a central forum for worldwide research in the area between the state, market, and household sectors. The journal combines full-length articles with shorter research notes (reflecting the latest developments in the field) and book reviews. Voluntas is essential reading for all those engaged in research on the Third Sector (voluntary and nonprofit organizations) including economists, lawyers, political scientists, psychologists, sociologists, and social and public policy analysts. It presents leading-edge academic argument around civil society issues in a style that is accessible to Read more