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  • NSFA's Member Resource Library contains sample policies, procedures, job descriptions, recordings of webinars on annual funds, major gifts, planned giving, board development and much more.  Join NSFA today to access these resources.
  • Education Foundation Leader Training and Certification Program is a partnership between NSFA and National University. 
  • Board Member Training Program is a program of courses meant to better equip you and your board to to play a leadership role in your foundation. 
  • Research Findings includes research articles related to establishing and operating school foundations.
  • The Library of Literature features an extensive list of annotated recommended readings. In order to facilitate your search, the books are classified into seven broad categories: Fundraising, Boards of Trustees, Foundations, Grants, Funding, Donations and Donors, and Nonprofit Organizations.
  • The Glossary links users to the list of terms put together by the Council on Foundations (www.cof.org).
  • The Useful Links section recommends a list of Web sites that contain information about establishing a school foundation, foundation resources, as well as links to directories, articles, sample documents, and tax issues.
  • The Video Library contains video links to education foundation across the country in one of four categories: Fundraising Videos, Program Videos, Thank you Videos, "About Our Foundation" Videos and Social Media Clips.  If you're a member of NSFA and would like to have your fabulous video added to this site, please send the link and appropriate category to marketing@schoolfoundations.org.
  • Other Resources for Students contains links to resources for students including those with special abilities, college and career planning, SEL and more.