Sector Resources

Sector Resources


Sector Resources

For Community Foundations: On-Line Express Training and Certification Program for New and Seasoned Practitioners
PSW members receive a $400 discount on an online training and certificate program focused on community foundation core essentials. This first-of-its-kind series of affordable on-line training videos and certificate program for communities of all sizes anywhere in America was developed and is made possible by the Kansas Association of Community Foundations. Over a 15-module series, nearly every aspect of community foundation work is addressed: from asset development and quality grants programs design to fiduciary and policy matters. Also included is 24-hour-access to the easy-to-navigate short (5-15 min) modules in any order from the comfort of a home or an office, in private, or in group setting. 

Philanthropy Southwest members may join PSW Peer Networks to connect with and learn from other leaders in philanthropy who share their personal and/or professional interests. PSW Peer Networks are a benefit of membership for the staff and board members of the foundations and donors in our membership. To view available listservs, please click here

Alliance Magazine
Members receive a 20% discount on new print and digital subscriptions for philanthropy and social investment worldwide providing news and analysis of what’s happening in the sector.

Members receive a discount using ClickTime, an online time tracking for employees and expense reporting to ensure compliance, drive increased funding, and manage expenses. 

Directors & Officers Liability Insurance
Members can access premium pricing from Great American Insurance Group on D&O liability, fiduciary liability, employment practices liability, cyber liability, and more. Discounts vary and are available by requesting a quote. 

Exponent Philanthropy Publications
Members receive a 20% discount on these valuable publications:  
The Foundation Guidebook: Publication written for newcomers to foundations or philanthropy. Gain the baseline knowledge to operate your foundation, including board responsibilities, tax and legal issues, administrative details, investment matters, grantmaking basics, and more.
The Trustee Handbook: A comprehensive resource for foundation trustees and key staff, with detailed guidance on foundation governance, grantmaking, tax and legal issues, and financial oversight and investments.
Foundation Operations and Management Report: A flagship report which includes more than 60 pages of mission-critical benchmarking data about foundations’ boards & governance, investments, administration, and grantmaking.

Foundation Legal Help Desk
The Help Desk is designed to provide foundations with access to legal assistance and answers to legal questions related to the operation of a foundation. This service is available for an annual fee. To learn more, click here.
Members receive a 10% discount using this tool, PhilanTrack for Grantmakers to streamline their grants management which saves time and money while achieving a better return on grants.
Members receive a 25% discount on an easy-to-use engagement hub designed for nonprofit leaders to organize and manage working groups including boards, committees and community groups with tools such as discussion boards, file sharing, task management, shared calendars, channels, and others. 
Members receive a 15% discount off comprehensive VOIP phone system, webinars, and audio and video conferences plus a $50 discount off all RingCentral-offered phones.
Stanford Social Innovation Review 
Members receive discounted pricing when subscribed to Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR), whose mission is to advance, educate, and inspire the field of social innovation by seeking out, cultivating, and disseminating the best in research- and practice-based knowledge.
The Foundation Review
Members receive a 20% discount off the first peer-reviewed journal of philanthropy issued quarterly written by and for foundation staff and boards and those who work with them. Each issue provides rigorous research and writing, presented in an accessible style to evaluation results, tools and knowledge about the philanthropic sector on how to improve the practice of grantmaking and yield greater impact and innovation. 
Amalgamated Bank
Members receive banking and investment products specifically designed for PSOs and foundations. This benefit includes free/discounted banking, along with a preferred private banker. by Bromelkamp Company
Members receive a 5% discount on set-up and training fees.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Members receive a 10% discount on a site license to The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Community Foundation Services
Members receive a national listserv for CEOS of community foundations, as well as a $400 discount on the Kansas Association of Community Foundations’ On-Line Community Foundation Express Training for new and seasoned practitioners.
Great American Insurance Group
Members receive premium pricing from Great American Insurance Group on D&O Liability, fiduciary liability, employment practices liability, cyber liability, and more.
Inside Philanthropy
Members receive a 25% discount off a new subscription price. Every day, Inside Philanthropy editors and journalists seek to bring more transparency and accountability to philanthropy at a time that it's having a growing impact on America and the world through their reporting.
Other Resources 
Philanthropy Southwest maintains a library of resources including program presentations, date and information and various tools relating to philanthropy through its PSW Learning Library.
In addition to reduced registration fees to all Philanthropy Southwest conferences and programs, members enjoy a number of benefits and discounts. Please contact Amanda Esaena to learn more and receive access. 


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