Throughout the Toolbox, books, articles, reports, films, and other materials have been
cited that can be useful for funders interested in exploring various aspects of the CO field
and in designing and implementing a CO grantmaking program. In addition, Web site
addresses and other information about key organizations involved with CO — both funders
and CO groups — accompany many of the case studies and other examples that are used to
illustrate major points in the text.
In this brief section, we list and describe the contents of several publications that vari-
ous NFG members have found particularly helpful to them in implementing a CO grantmak-
For additional references, please contact NFG’s staff.
www.arc.org - The Applied Research Center is a public policy, educational and research
institute which emphasizes issues of race and social change.
www.acorn.org - The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN)
Web site includes a Living Wage Resource Center, publications, and other campaign
www.ctwo.org - The Center for Third World Organizing site has information on trainings
and other resources to promote and sustain political analysis, policy development, and col-
lective action in communities of color across the U.S.
www.gamaliel.org - The Gamaliel Foundation is a network of professional community
organizers and key institutional leaders working to rebuild urban areas, with a predominant
focus on faith-based community organizations.
*Some organizing networks do not have a Web site.
Other Web site resources
www.americanprospect.com - American Prospect is a monthly news magazine which fre-
quently covers organizing campaigns.
www.citylimits.org - City Limits is a monthly New York city-based monthly publication cov-
ering organizing and other strategies for community groups.
Resources ■ The Community Organizing Toolbox
www.commchange.org - The Center for Community Change helps poor people to