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Do you want to research a nonprofit organization or a charity, find grants or other sources of funding, or find out how many organizations offer a certain kind of service? We have plenty of resources dedicated specifically to nonprofits and charities. If you want some more resources that focus on nonprofit organizations, check out our Nonprofit Sector research guide.
Directories of Nonprofit Organizations
Foundation Directory Online
Grantseeking research tool which provides access to the Foundation Center's comprehensive database of 80,000 grantmakers and half a million grants. Includes detailed information on grantmakers, companies, grants, and grant recipients, as well as access to grantmaker web sites and searchable 990s.
Research and Scholarly Literature
Chronicle of Philanthropy
News, jobs, ideas and statistics. Also available in print and microfilm. Semimonthly, 1988 - current. In Van Pelt current periodicals until microfilm recieved.
Nonprofit research, including statistics through the National Center for Charitable Statistics.
Center for High Impact Philanthropy (UPenn)
"The Center provides independent analysis, education and other decisionmaking tools for donors concerned with maximizing the social impact of their funds."
Search for nonprofit or other related terms.
Wharton Social Impact Initiative (UPenn)
"The Wharton Social Impact Initiative (WSII) brings Wharton's expertise, entrepreneurial spirit, and vast network to bear on the complex intersection of business and social impact by fostering key social impact initiatives throughout the school. By enabling the integration of learning, experience and impact, and the development of research, outreach and student-centered programs, WSII furthers the commitment to make Wharton a "force for social good."
Center on Wealth & Philanthropy
Boston College multidisciplinary research center.
Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Indiana University school dedicated to strengthening philanthropy.