More Than Money
Issue #23

Partners in Social Change

Table of Contents

“Resources - Organizations”

  • The Center for Living Democracy: An educa-tion service that prepares people to make democ-racy a rewarding, practical, everyday part of their lives. Their Interracial Democracy Program assists interracial dialogue initiatives nationwide; the Living Democracy Learning Center offers workshops and publishes a catalog of books on citizen action; and the American News Service offers solution-oriented news about public participation.

P.O. Box 8187
Brattleboro, VT 05304- 8187
802-254-1234
www.livingdemocracy.org

  • Funding Exchange: A national network of alternative community foundations that support grassroots organizing. FEX also provides activist donor committees, educational programs for people with wealth, donor-advised accounts, and an international working group.

666 Broadway, #500
New York, NY 10012
212-529-5300

  • Calvert Foundation's Community Invest-ment Database: An Internet site that profiles over 30 groups around the country and the world which accept direct investments or loans from individuals to support community development loan programs. The database can be searched by geography or interest categories and offers three levels of information.

www.calvertgroup.com/foundation/CIPindex.cfm

  • Youth on Board: A national organization offering training and consulting to empower young people to take leadership on nonprofit boards.

58 Day St., 3rd Floor
Somerville, MA 02144
617-623-9900

Periodicals

  • The Green Money Journal: Reports on socially responsible investing. Includes a mutual fund performance chart, calendar of events, web sites, and information about their book Investing with Your Values.

608 West Glass Avenue
Spokane, WA 99205
509-328-1741

  • Hope Magazine: Covering individuals and organiza-tions who are working to make the world a better place and encouraging a greater sense of possibility. A wonderful antidote to pessimism.

Box 160
Brooklin, ME 04616
207-359-4651
www.hopemag.com

  • Who Cares: A bimonthly with information to help people create, manage, and grow organizations for the common good. Subscriptions are free to U.S. subscribers.

1436 U. Street, NW #201
Washington, DC 20009
202-588-8920
www.whocares.org

Books

  • Soul of a Citizen: Living With Conviction in a Cynical Time by Paul Rogat Loeb. Moving stories of Ameri-cans who have found fulfillment through social involvement. Powerful lessons on how to move from frustrated passivity to effective civic participa-tion. (New York: St. Martin's, 1999.)
  • 100 Jobs in Social Change by Harley Jebens. High-lights the corporate, nonprofit, and free-lance opportunities available for contributing to social change. (New York: Macmillan, 1996.)
  • Healing Into Action: A Leadership Guide for Creating Diverse Communities by Cherie Brown and George Mazza. Practical guide for creating alliances in any organization or community across racial, cultural, and class lines. (Washington, DC: National Coali-tion Building Institute, 1997.)


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