Coronavirus Supplement

  Coronavirus & Nonprofits
Links to news sources and public and private resources for nonprofits in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

Understanding the local community served by the social enterprise and local competing organizations is essential to strategic planning.  The databases listed below can be used for local research and nonprofit research.


  Chronicle of Philanthropy
Provides news and information for executives of tax-exempt organizations as well as fundraisers, professional employees of foundations, institutional investors, corporate grantmakers, and charity donors. Along with news, it offers such service features as lists of grants, fundraising ideas and techniques, statistics, and reports on tax and court rulings. Coverage goes back to 2015.

  ESRI Business Analyst Online  Tutorial  Access Instructions
Provides geographic analysis tools. Includes demographic, consumer spending, and business data.
Access courtesy of the Department of Geography & the Environment.

  Foundation Directory Online Professional (Foundation Center)
Offers information on foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking charities. Grantmaker profiles include private and independent foundations, corporate foundations, U.S. federal funders, public charities, and international foundations.

  GuideStar Pro
Provides detailed information about nonprofit organizations including IRS Form 990 with financial statements. Also offers self-reported information about programs and activities.
Partially funded by Villanova School of Business.

  Philadelphia Business Journal (American City Business Journals)
Local business news beyond the Philadelphia metro area too.

  Regional Business News (EBSCO)
Provides full text coverage of regional business publications including journals, newspapers, and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

  Data Axle Reference Solutions (Formerly Reference USA)
Small business directory.