CoversDesert Charities News is the Coachella Valley’s only publication focused on the thriving nonprofit sector in the area, supplying views and news for and about the more than 800 nonprofit organizations in the community.  Editor-Publisher Steve Tolin, who has been instrumental in producing more than 45 trade publications nationally, launched Desert Charities News six years ago to create a single platform for local charity communications.  DCN is now the premier news magazine and website dedicated to Philanthropy and charitable giving in the Desert Cities.
To further support the charitable community, Steve and DCN’s president Kristin Peterson have developed a central database for the nonprofit sector and are creating an online directory of local nonprofits with free listings.
Nonprofits can fill out forms online for their Free Listing –
Nonprofits can also create a Profile Listing in the Directory. The profile will create high impact exposure for any nonprofit. The Profile includes logo, description, mission statement, Main fundraising event, executives and contact information including Twitter and Facebook urls as well as a video on the nonprofit.
Nonprofits can reserve Profile listings beginning in February, 2016. Desert Charities News will introduce a unique program that will allow companies to Sponsor a nonprofit profile online listing too.
The directory will be added to the existing website,, and will also feature a directory of suppliers that provide goods DCN logoand services to nonprofits, such as auction services,  caterers, event planners,  fundraising products, production/audio visual services, ice sculpture security, Venues, Video Production, Photo Booths,  cause  marketing and public relations consultants.
The Nonprofit Directory will be published exclusively online and will debut on the new website for