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Resources for Nonprofit Institutions
Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance
Collects and distributes information on hundreds of nonprofit organizations. It routinely asks such organizations for information about their programs, governance, fund raising practices, and finances.
The Foundation Center collects and organizes information on U.S. philanthropy, facilitates research, and provides education on the grantseeking process.
GuideStar, the national database of U.S. charitable organizations, gathers and distributes data on more than 850,000 IRS-recognized nonprofits.
Idealist.org contains over 37,000 nonprofit and community organizations in 165 countries. Once an organization has been listed it can post job openings, volunteer opportunities, events, internships, campaigns, and resources.
Joseph and Matthew Payton Philanthropic Studies Library
Indiana University Center on philanthropy's fund raising, voluntarism, and nonprofit management collection. Check here to learn about reference services, academic research, and the Philanthropic Studies Index.
National Center for Charitable Statistics
Clearinghouse of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States.
National Center for Nonprofit Boards (BoardSource)
Gateway to an array of information dealing with nonprofit governance. The Knowledge Center includes information on trends in board practices and governance strategies to increase board effectiveness.
Network for Good
Network for Good enables you to search and donate to more than 850,000 charities online.
Nonprofit Resource Center
This repository of links covers many areas of non-profit management, from giving strategies to tax laws to volunteers.
Nonprofit Association of Oregon
Information on nonprofit organizations in Oregon and links to resources for nonprofits.
A blog that shares best practices in prospect research.
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Grant Programs
Information on current foundation and fraternal grants and scholarships. Includes a Chapter locator and instructions for getting started.