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Nonprofit & Foundation Profiles
Research key players or build your own list.
Foundation Directory Online
Information about the largest 10,000 public and private foundations and grantmakers in the U.S. By Candid.
Data on IRS registered non-profit organizations. By Candid. Discover the mission, legitimacy, impact, reputation, finances, programs, transparency, and governance of over 1.8 million nonprofits. Includes Form 990 data and PDF images.
Access: 5 simultaneous users. Create an account to save and download/export data.
Gale Directory Library
Includes National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations.
BBB Wise Giving Alliance
Better Business Bureau for charities. Links to the National Charity Report Index which notes whether 20 better business standards have been met.
Charity Navigator's rating system examines two broad areas of a charity's performance; their Financial Health and their Accountability & Transparency.
Statistics & Data
Nonprofit statistics and data can be found in many places, including:
Find statistics around donor cohorts, budgeting and nonprofit spending.
Find grant and funding opportunities in the United States.
Great resource if looking for a federal grant for your nonprofit startup. Also contains other grant information.
Find grant and funding opportunities beyond the US.
European Research Council
Grants support individual researchers of any nationality and age who wish to pursue frontier research.
The EU provides funding in the form of loans and grants for a broad range of projects and programmes.
Asia Funding Sources
Sources of Grant Funding for Asia-Based Organizations.
The following resources may also be helpful for researching the nonprofit industry.
Publications on Nonprofits