A brief introduction to mapping and GIS technology and concepts
Examples of successful nonprofit projects using GIS and/or mapping technologies
Helpful strategies for planning your own mapping/GIS project
A review of public data sources with freely available data
A brief review of free and low-cost tools for nonprofit mapping and GIS projects
The Guide is released under a Creative Commons 3.0 NC/BY/ND license.
The MapTogether project provides free map-related training and tools for community and nonprofit groups around the world. Their resources include software, data sets, online mapping services, documentation, and training resources.