As a chapter of the premier organization for fundraising research, analytics and relationship management, Apra Carolinas strives to promote the knowledge-sharing of all tools and resources to assist all members in achieving success. This resource section includes links to many free research tools, listservs, journals, and foundation information, as well as links to research tool vendors, online webinars, and other educational opportunities listed below. 

**March 2017 - We are in the process of updating our list of resources. 
Please contact us at if you would like your link included or have a recommendation.**

Prospect Developers' Sites

Northwestern University Research Bookmarks

Portico — Web Resources for Advancement Professionals

Stanford University — Development Research

Specialty Pages

Ann Castle's Women in Philanthropy page at the University of Michigan

Real Estate Assessment Resources

Portico's Real Estate Online Assessors

Christina Pulawski's (formerly Northwestern University) Tax Assessor Database



York University Foundation's Prospect Research FAQ

Compiled by APRA Carolinas, Word document

Compiled by APRA Carolinas, Excel file

International Prospect Research Glossary

Other Links

The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University

University of Wisconsin Madison — Grant Information Center

Other Associations for Nonprofit Professionals

American Association of Grant Professionals

Association of Fundraising Professionals

Association for Healthcare Philanthropy

Council for Advancement and Support of Education

The Independent Sector

National Committee on Planned Giving

New England Development Research Association

Northwest Development Officers Association

The Puget Sound Grantwriters Association

Links to Discussion Groups


Apra Carolinas' Forum

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DISCLAIMER: The presence of a vendor on the above lists does not constitute an endorsement of the vendor. In an effort to develop the most comprehensive list of all research tools and resources, Apra Carolinas encourages suggestions for vendors, educational opportunities, and online resources to add to the above lists. 
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