Nonprofit Resources


Immunizations for Babies - A Guide for Parents.

Click here to download the guide.

The Nonprofit Resource Center: Based in Sacramento, the Nonprofit Resource Center provides information on workshops and trainings, how to start a 501(c)(3), local grants, jobs, and volunteer opportunities.

My Volunteer Page: My Volunteer Page is a website that links volunteers with volunteer opportunities in Roseville, CA. This is a perfect resource for people of all ages and non-profits of all kind.

TechSoup: “The Technology Place for Nonprofits”, provides resources on funding opportunities for technology-related projects, how to write an RFP, how “non-techies” can update your website, and other how-to’s and affordable products and software for your non-profit.

Freecycle: The Freecycle Network™ is a grassroots, nonprofit movement of people who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their local communities. Find furniture, electronics, and more for your non-profit, or make a tax-deductible donation to a group in your area.

Placer County Child Health & Disability Prevention: Placer County Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP) program is a prevention program that delivers periodic health assessments and services to low income children and youth. CHDP provides care coordination to assist families with medical appointment scheduling, transportation, and access to diagnostic and treatment services.

Free Conference Calling: Visit Free Conference to schedule free conference calling.

YouSend It: Send large files over the Internet for free!  Large Powerpoints, pictures, or reports that don't fit on email can be sent through You Send It.

Healthy Living Map of the Capitol Region: This interactive Health Map gives you the unique ability to visualize the well being of the four-county Capital Region. Yet more than a map display, this site contains a relational data base that allows you to conduct your own health queries, compare data, make charts and tables, and find information on our region’s health assets. provides real estate resources to nonprofits interested in buying, renting or managing their space needs  Find local pro bono real estate services and check out's FREE space listing service for Northern California nonprofits. 

Board Development Resources

BoardSource: Build effective nonprofit boards of directors through good governance.

Media Relations/PR Resources

PCN Presentation: Communicating with Customers in Government
PCN Presentation: Raising Awareness

Health Indicator Data

Conflict Resolution Resources

Placer Dispute Resolution Services (PDRS): “Community Mediation in Placer County,” PDRS is a non-profit which provides mediation services and conflict resolution facilitation.

Meeting Rooms and Facility Rentals

City of Roseville Facilities Rentals: Rent a room for any event. City of Roseville offers banquet style, sports facilities, or simple meeting rooms.

City of Rocklin Facilities Rentals: Download this form to view the City of Rocklin’s rental facilities and inquire about booking a facility for your event

City of Auburn Rose Room: The Rose Room is available for use and rental to non-profit civic organizations active in community service, federal, state, county or city governments.

City of Lincoln Facilities Rentals: Many facilities are available for rent in the City of Lincoln. View all rooms and halls available, as well as rates and contact info.

Other General Resources

Proposed Strategic Planning Resources (pdf)

Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness in Placer County (pdf)

Transportation Resources
Western Placer Consolidated Transporation Services Agency (WPCTSA) 
Placer County Transporation Planning Agency: Unmet Needs
Transportation Interest List
PCN Transporation Forum Notes
WPCTSA-Related Discussion Issues


The Board Café Emporium

Great Boards for Small Groups: A 1-Hour guide to Governing A Growing Nonprofit, by Andy Robinson. Available at or

Nonprofit Genie. Get a free, excellent series of Frequently Asked Questions and answers about fundraising, written by the legendary fundraiser Kim Klein. Go to, then click on "FAQs", then on "Fundraising." Nonprofit organizations above a certain size are required to submit Form 990 to the IRS each year. You can see your organization's 990, as well as the 990s of others.

Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Orgs, A Practical Guide & Workbook, 2nd edition, by Mike Allison & Jude Kaye. This guide can be adapted to fit any timeframe and is filled with real-world insights, planning tips, and useful pointers. Available at

Boards That Love Fundraising: A How To Guide for Your Board, by Robert Zimmerman and Ann Lehman. Available at for $29.00 plus shipping + handling.

Planet 501c3, by Miriam Engelberg. The cartoon strip for nonprofits.


Community Collaborative of Tahoe Truckee

Placer County Network of Care

Nonprofit Resource Center

Campaign for Community Wellness

Placer Community Foundation