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This research guide highlights resources for understanding nonprofits, primarily in the United States.
990s, Financials & Regulations
Articles and Books
Research Centers and Associations
America's top charities
As ranked by Forbes.
Chronicle of Philanthropy: Data
Search Research and Data
Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy.
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Facts & Figures on Private & Community Foundations. Most recent edition available at the Lippincott Library Reference Desk at HV85 F684.
Annual facts and trends on American philanthropy.
Click on About and then About our Sector
National Center for Charitable Statistics
Urban Institute. Repository of data on the U.S. nonprofit sector. Charity Rankings, Profiles. State profiles + more. Forms. Select Statistics for gateway to statistics resources from many providers.
Statistical Fact Book
By the Direct Marketing Association. Nonprofit statistics for direct mail and other channels. Located at the Lippincott Reference Desk at HF 5410 S738.
Tax Statistics for Charitable & Exempt Orgs
From the IRS.
Volunteering in America.
Data and rankings on volunteering in the US.
Includes access to
Giving in Numbers
Giving in Numbers report is available from CECP. Detailed study by industry. No individual company information.
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