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  • Many names and functions for nonprofits/ third sector, independent sector, charity, civil sector, NPO’s, CSO’s, social enterprise, not-for-profits, non-governmental, NGOs
  • US nonprofits have to file a 990 tax form with the IRS. These are available on Guidestar. Associations Unlimited will help to find groups that are nonprofit special interest. Global Business Browser can create a list of nonprofits with specific criteria. Foundation Directory has profiles of foundations and their financials and tax forms.
  • There is a wide variety of nonprofit literature from newspapers to scholarly. Business Source Complete and Academic Search are both from EBSCHO company, as well as ABI, and have many nonprofit focused journals. Newspapers and other news sources are in Factiva. The library subscribes to a site license for the Chronicle of Higher Ed.
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  • Anne Esler Richard FelverKaren Sluzenski
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  • 1999 2009 Number Percent Number Percent Pct. of All of Orgs. of All Orgs. of Orgs. Change Orgs.All Nonprofit Organizations 1,202,573 100.00% 1,581,111 100.00% 31.50% 501(c)(3) Public Charities 631,902 52.50% 1,006,670 63.70% 59.30% 501(c)(3) Private Foundations 77,978 6.50% 120,617 7.60% 54.70% Other 501(c) Nonprofit 492,693 41.00% 453,824 28.70% -7.90% Organizations Small community groups and Unknown NA Unknown NA NA partnerships, etc. Source: http://nccsdataweb.urban.org/PubApps/profile1.php?state=US
  •  Guidestar Associations Unlimited Global Business Browser Capital IQ Foundation Directory
  •  Business Source Complete (EBSCHO) Academic Search Complete (EBSCHO) ABI/Inform Global (ProQuest) Factiva Chronicle of Higher Education (website)
  •  Subject heading Non-Governmental Organizations Subject heading Nonprofit organizations – Management>web resources Keyword Social enterprise
  •  National Center for Charitable Statistics http://nccs.urban.org United Nations>NGO Branch>Civil Society Organizations http://esango.un.org/civilsociety/displayAdvancedSearc h.do?method=search&sessionCheck=false
  •  Federal Government ◦ USA.gov for Nonprofits http://www.usa.gov/Business/Nonprofit.shtml ◦ IRS Charities and Nonprofits http://www.irs.gov/charities/ State Government ◦ NH Center for Nonprofits http://www.nhnonprofits.org/ ◦ Vermont Nonprofit Links http://www.sec.state.vt.us/corps/dobiz/npo/npo_links.htm
  •  National Council of Nonprofits http://www.councilofnonprofits.org/resources Urban Institute http://www.urban.org/center Grassroots: Free Resources for Charities http://www.grassroots.org/ Better Business Bureau: Charities http://www.bbb.org/us/charity/ Independent Sector http://www.independentsector.org/
  •  Google for Nonprofits http://www.google.com/nonprofits/resources.html Facebook: Non-profits on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/nonprofits TechSoup http://home.techsoup.org/pages/about.aspx Idealware http://www.idealware.org
  •  Volunteer Match http://www.impactonline.org/ Idealist http://www.idealist.org/ Network for Good http://www1.networkforgood.org/ The Online Giving Study http://www.onlinegivingstudy.org/ Taproot Foundation (pro bono services) http://www.taprootfoundation.org/ The Community Corps https://thecommunitycorps.secure.force.com/
  •  Research Guide: Social Enterprise http://researchguides.dartmouth.edu/content.php?pi d=5890&sid=471277
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