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Nonprofits and Associations

 

GuideStar
Access: UCI
Geography: Global

GuideStar specializes in nonprofit company intelligence.  It covers 2.7 million nonprofits and it features: Current financial data, IRS forms, and visualizations of financial trends for nonprofits.  A directory to search for nonprofits by size, cause, and location.  A directory to search for people in leadership roles at nonprofits.

 

Plunkett Research Online
Access: UCI

Geography: US 

Includes glossaries, statistics, company profiles and contacts, and industry associations and organizations.

  • Homepage > Select a Major Industry Group [dropdown menu] > Industry Associations

 

National Center for Charitable Statistics
Access: Public

Geography: US 

The national repository of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States.  NCCS builds compatible national, state, and regional databases and develops uniform standards for reporting on the activities of charitable organizations.

 

IRS:  Tax Exempt Organizations
Access: Public

Geography: US 

Find information about a tax-exempt organization’s federal tax status and filings.

 

The Nonprofit Network
Access: Public

Geography: US 

From the Center for Public Integrity.  Nonprofits must report money they give to other nonprofits on the public portion of their tax returns. This grant-funded resource mined 850,000+ tax forms  filed electronically since 2010 from 250,000+ givers.   

 

Yearbook of International Organizations Online
Access: Public

Geography: Global

From the Union of International Associations (UIA).  Detailed information on  global civil society bodies and networks (organization contact details, origins, relations, members, bibliography, biographies, events, statistics, etc.)

 

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CA Registry of Charitable Trusts
Access:  Public
Geography: CA

Entities that solicit donations in California have to register with the state Attorney General.  You can search the registry by name to verify whether a charitable organization or fundraiser has complied with the AG's registration and reporting requirements.