Heather Comstock Connects

Helping nonprofits and other volunteer organizations develop strong relationships and a clear voice in the community.

Helpful Links

Stay Exempt

This great site from the IRS contains tons of free and easy to use resources such as interactive trainings and videos.

Guidestar

This site is a repository of all public information available on nonprofits.  Its a great way to review the 990’s of charitable organizations.  For nonprofits, there’s an option to provide additional information such as your annual report or audit which makes it easier than ever to be transparent!

Great Nonprofits

This site is a wonderful platform for nonprofits to share their success stories, recruit volunteers, and manage donation campaigns.

MailChimp

This site provides email marketing services for free.  Its a great way to create and send out e-newsletters and other email marketing.  MailChimp works with Facebook, WordPress, and EventBrite.  You can build a widget that allows you to collect emails via your blog or website and build your contact list.

Maryland Nonprofits

This great organization with offices in Baltimore and Silver Spring provides a variety of trainings and online resources for nonprofits, particularly small ones.

Foundation Center

Another great online resource along with their sister organization, Grant Space, have wonderful resources online as well the publishers of an exhaustive database funding opportunities for both individuals and organizations.  Access to the database is available at the Howard County Library and at the Annapolis Branch of the Anne Arundel County Library System

Idealist.org

Provides listing opportunities for volunteer positions and a blog to help with recruiting volunteers and staffing.

Volunteer Center of Howard County

This fantastic group of people are a wonderful resource for residents and organizations in Howard County.

Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County

A great resource for organizations in Anne Arundel county and residents seeking volunteer opportunities.

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