To do their best, philanthropies need the same access to solid information and good advice that for-profit businesses have. It is to provide it that The Bridgespan Group was created. Modeled on the working methods of business consultants, the nonprofit Bridgespan has worked hard over the past decade to translate the best of management theory into a practice that works in the unique context of the nonprofit world. Today it offers a range of services, from helping nonprofit organizations create sound strategies to finding leaders and seeking funding. Case studies, in-house research, and other support can all be found at the Bridgespan Web site, where you also can sign up to receive a regular online newsletter.