Links and Resources

As the statewide association of nonprofit organizations in Ohio, OANO’s mission is to enhance the ability of Ohio’s nonprofits to serve their communities. OANO attempts to provide the latest and most current information available to assist nonprofit organizations. Please browse the collection of links listed here to find the information and/or contacts you are looking for. We are continually updating this list. If there is something that you feel we should add to this list please email OANO :



Independent Sector is the leadership network for nonprofits, foundations, and corporations committed to advancing the common good. Our nonpartisan coalition’s networks collectively represent tens of thousands of organizations and individuals locally, nationally, and globally.




Nonprofit organizations seeking nonpartisan voter engagement resources can visit This Web site provides voting statistics, information how nonprofits can legally become involved in the voting process and tool kits to get started.



Established in 1956, Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training, it connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed. Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants — a robust, accessible knowledge bank for the sector. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level. Thousands of people visit Foundation Center’s website each day and are served in its five library/learning centers and at more than 470 Funding Information Network locations nationwide and around the world.

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An operational resource for board members of charitable organizations.   HERE


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Guide to starting a nonprofit organization in the State of Ohio