Lake Leaders Institute Resources
http://grants.library.wisc.edu/index.html - UW-Madison Grants Information Collection, a cooperating collection of the Foundation Center library Network
GrantProposal.info - Free resources to assist nonprofits
Non-profit Guides - Free grant-writing tools to assist established non-profits through the grant writing process
Proposal Preparation Checklist - from proposalwriter.com
Proposal Writing Short Course - from the Foundation Center. A systematic outline of the elements of a proposal and how to address them; includes good approaches to evaluation plan and sustainability.
School Grants Grant Writing Tips - K-12 funding opportunities and many sample proposals
Show Me the Money - from Education World. Grant writing tips and resources
Writing a Successful Grant Proposal - from the Minnesota Council on Foundations
http://www.uwex.edu/ces/cced/nonprofits/management/library.cfm - The Nonprofit Management Education Center library contains links from Governance to Grant Writing to Volunteer Job Description template and many more valuable links.
http://wisconsinnonprofits.org - Wisconsin Nonprofits connects nonprofit managers to a world of resources.
http://www.snpo.org/lino/index.php - Society for Nonprofit Organizations: The learning Institute for nonprofit organizations.
http://www.toastmasters.org/MainMenuCategories/FreeResources/QuestionsaboutLeadership/OrganizationalSkills.aspx - Toastmasters International: Learning Leadership
http://www.hesselbeininstitute.org/knowledgecenter/journal.aspx - Leader to Leader, the Institute's award-winning quarterly journal, offers cutting-edge thinking on leadership, management, and strategy written by today's top thought leaders from the private, public and social sectors.
http://www.usa.gov/Contact/Elected.shtml - contact links
http://www.ehow.com/how_5935194_write-letters-local-government.html - How to Write a Letter to Your Local Government
http://www.energizeinc.com/art/elecbooks.html - Energize, Inc. is an international training, consulting and publishing firm specializing in volunteerism with pages of on-line resources
http://www.fws.gov/policy/volunteer_guidebook.pdf - US. Fish & Wildlife Service: A Guide for Working with Volunteers
http://www.idealist.org/info/VolunteerMgmt - Volunteer Management Resource Center has a wealth of information
http://www.serviceleader.org/leaders - Volunteer resource management: What it is and how is it done?
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