Foundations

Foundations

American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) believes associations have the power to transform society for the better. Their passion is to help association professionals achieve previously unimaginable levels of performance. They do this by nurturing a community of really smart, creative, and interesting people - their members. In short, they are the Center for Association Leadership.

The Bridgespan Group is a nonprofit advisor and resource for mission-driven organizations and philanthropists. They collaborate with social sector leaders to help scale impact, build leadership, advance philanthropic effectiveness and accelerate learning. They work on issues related to society’s most important challenges and breaking cycles of intergenerational poverty. Their services include strategy consulting, leadership development, philanthropy advising, and developing and sharing practical insights.

The Center for an Urban Future is a public policy organization dedicated to improving the overall health of New York City and serving its long-term interests by targeting problems facing low-income and working-class neighborhoods in all five boroughs. You can read their many reports about issues in the city, but job seekers will also want to look at the wonderful Jobs & Classified area they host with numerous jobs in "New York's vibrant public service, nonprofit, social services, government, academic, organizing, and arts sectors." Learn about the issues then find your place in the effort to make a difference!

Change.org is the world's largest petition platform, empowering people everywhere to create the change they want to see. There are more than 65 million Change.org users in 196 countries, and every day people use their tools to transform their communities – locally, nationally and globally. Whether it's a mother fighting bullying in her daughter's school, customers pressing banks to drop unfair fees, or citizens holding corrupt officials to account, thousands of campaigns started by people like you have won on Change.org – and more are winning every week.

The Council on Foundation's mission is to provide the opportunity, leadership, and tools needed by philanthropic organizations to expand, enhance, and sustain their ability to advance the common good.

Idealist connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives. Idealist is independent of any government, political ideology, or religious creed. Their work is guided by the common desire of their members and supporters to find practical solutions to social and environmental problems, in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect.

The National Association of Colleges and Employers connects campus recruiting and career services professionals, and provides best practices, trends, research, professional development, and conferences.

Planetizen is a public-interest information exchange for the urban planning, design, and development community. It is a one-stop source for urban planning news, editorials, book reviews, announcements, jobs, education, and more. Planetizen prides itself on covering a wide number of planning, design, and development issues, from transportation to global warming, architecture to infrastructure, housing and community development to historic preservation. They provide a forum for people across the political and ideological spectrum, ensuring a healthy debate on these and other important issues.

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