Chronicle of Philanthropy The leading trade publication for charitiable organizations. Turn to this publication to find job postings, sector statistics and reports and analysis. Read it or search it to find out about trends and developments. Subscription content only available to Villanova community members.
Urban Institute Nonprofits Nonpartisan research, evaulation and assistance organization.
National Center for Charitable Statistics Generate statistical tables on public charities and private fundations.
USA.gov for Non-Profits A portal by the federal government for grants, loans, management and tax assistnce for nonprofits.GuideStar Pro
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Use these directories to identify sources for grants, identify foundations and verify public charities status.
Foundation Directory Online Professional The key resource for grant seekers and information about foundations. It offers subscribers the best search engine for grants and grantmakers. Non-profit literature is also indexed and many reports written by Foundation Center experts are included. Use it to find out about employment opportunities as well.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Provides detailed information on over 2000 federal assistance programs open to local and state governments, organizations both profit and non-profit as well as individuals.
State Grant Sites Index to state web sites for grants.
IRS Publication 78, Cumulative List of [Charitable] Organizations Us this to find out of an organization is a federal charity qualited to accept tax deductable donation.
Charity Navigator Organization devoted to making balanced evaluations of charitable organizations freely available.
Grants.gov Portal for finding and applying for federal grants.
Villanova Office of Research and Sponsored Projects Maintains a excellent list of free and subscription sources for identifying potential grant sources.
American Institutie of Philanthropy A watchdog and rating service for philanthropies
Philanthropic and Nonprofit Studies [series]
Use these article databases to find both trade news and research on topics relating to nonprofits, charitable organizations and philanthropies.
Use our catalog to find additional books on nonprofits, . Subject terms such as these may work best:
- Nonprofit organizations-management
- Nonprofit organizations-accounting
- Social entrepreneurship
- Proposal writing for grants
- Fund raising
These crowdfunding sites provide a platform for individuals or groups to launch a fundraising campaign.