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Research

Subject-specific online resources, recommended websites and more.

Nonprofit Organizations

See also Economic Data, Finance and Investing, and Foundations and Grants.

  • Candid Learning
    Formerly GrantSpace, provides easy-to-use, self-service tools and resources to help nonprofits become more viable grant applicants and build strong, sustainable organizations. Note: some of the features of this website may require free registration.
  • GuideStar
    A complete source of information about U.S. charities and other nonprofit organizations with a database of more than 1.8 million IRS-recognized organizations. It may be used to benchmark your own nonprofit's performance or research the sector. Note: some features of this website may require free registration.
  • IRS.gov
    Tax information for charities and other nonprofits.
  • National Council of Nonprofits
    The nation’s largest network of nonprofits.  With State Associations and 25,000-plus members, it serves as a central coordinator to help nonprofits increase their collective impact in local communities.
  • Starting a Nonprofit Organization
    This federal government site includes information about types of nonprofits and a step-by-step guide to incorporating a nonprofit with links.
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