ASAE (The Center for Association Leadership)
Represents more than 21,000 association executives and industry partners from more than 9,300 organizations. The members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies, and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world.
Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)
This association is a U.S.-based, national and international association that connects scholars, teachers, and practice leaders interested in research on nonprofit organizations, voluntary action, philanthropy and civil society. Provides an annual conference, publications, electronic discussions and special interest groups.
Association of Fundraising Professionals
Provides education, training, mentoring, research, credentialing and advocacy to enable effective and ethical fundraising for not-for-profit organizations and professionals.
Charities and Donors (Better Business Bureau)
Provides a charity reporting and review system. Search the National Charity Report Index by name of charity, categories of charities or browse an A-Z list of all BBB reports provided by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance.
Find your State Association (National Council of Nonprofit Associations)
Find state associations or centers for nonprofits. Membership covers 41 states and DC with over 25,000 member organizations.
Grant Professional Association(GPA)
A leading professional association for nonprofit people in grant development.
Offers a Consultant Directory which you can search by name of organization/consultant or browse a dropdown list of categories which includes nonprofit organizations. Free articles on grant making and related issues can be found in the Resource Center.
Grants Managers Network
A national association of grant management professionals that helps members to learn best practices that iimprove grantmaking and benefit the philanthropic community.
Tax Information on Charities and Nonprofits (IRS)
The IRS provides lots of information on taxation and registration of charities and nonprofits. Business researchers need to know that tax forms of Nonprofit Organizations are available to the public. Nonprofits are required to submit their financial statements and other information -- including the salaries of directors, officers, and key employees -- to the IRS.
The IRS and nonprofits themselves are required to disclose the information on Form 990 to anyone who asks. However, many nonprofit websites make Forms 990 available for the searching, including the Foundation Center and at GuideStar.
This organization has provided studies on nonprofit news sector, e.g. Finding a Foothold: How Nonprofit News Ventures Seek Sustainability which offers a look at nonprofit news organizations and methods between 2010 and 2012.
National Council of Nonprofits
Washington, D.C. based organization whose mission is to assist nonprofits. A number of resources from this association are listed separately in this research guide.
Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO)
Provides PA nonprofit organization members with resources. Search for similar associations in other U.S states.
Nonprofit News. Pew Research Center
Offers studies and surveys on nonprofit news.
USA.gov for Nonprofits
This site pulls together most everything U.S. government agencies offer nonprofit organizations at all levels of government. Search for "nonprofits".
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Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation
Arizona State University
Center on Wealth and Philanthropy
Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations
Case Western Reserve University
Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society. Graduate School and University Center
City University of New York
Center for Nonprofit Policy and Practice. Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Cleveland State University
Public Services Graduate Program
Center for the Study of Philanthropy and Voluntarism. Sanford School of Public Policy
Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership. McCourt School of Public Policy
Nonprofit Studies Program. Andrew Young School of Public Policy Studies
Georgia State University
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership
Grand Valley State University
Hauser Institute for Civil Society at the Center for Public Leadership
Harvard University. Kennedy School
Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Indiana University, Indianapolis and Purdue University
Center for Civil Society Studies
Johns Hopkins University
Milano School of International Studies, Management, and Urban Policy
The New School for Public Engagement, NYC
Wagner School of Public Service
New York University
National Center on Philanthropy and the Law
New York University School of Law
Center for Nonprofit Management
Northwestern University. Kellogg School of Management
Institute for Nonprofit Management
Portland State University. Hatfield School of Government
Institute on the Common Good
Master of Nonprofit Leadership Program
Center for Public Service
Seton Hall University
Center for Women in Government and Civil Society
University at Albany, SUNY, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Center for Social Sector Leadership
University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business
Center for Civil Society
University of California, Los Angeles. Luskin School of Public Affairs
Center for Community Research and Service
University of Delaware
Nonprofit and Public Management Center
University of Michigan. School of Social Work
Nonprofit Management Certificate Graduate-Level Program
University of Minnesota. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership
University of Missouri - Kansas City. Henry W. Bloch School of Mangement
Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program
University of Missouri - St. Louis
Netter Center for Community Partnerships
University of Pennsylvania
Center for High Impact Philanthropy
University of Pennsylvania
Institute for Nonprofit Education and Research
University of San Diego
Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy
University of Southern California
Center for Nonprofit Management
University of St. Thomas
RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service
University of Texas, Austin
Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
School of Public and International Affairs
Social Sector Management Program
York University. Schulich School of Business
Last updated: 01/23/2018