Funding Directories

Associations on the Net
Collection of more than 500 Internet sites for professional and trade associations, cultural and art organizations, business, industry and labor groups, political parties and advocacy groups.

Charity Channel CharityChannel is a resource that connects you to your nonprofit colleagues across town, across the country, and around the world.

Chronicle of Philanthropy
Weekly news journal of the nonprofit sector includes a summary of news, plus full text of major feature stories. (Past issues are not searchable, but major stories can be browsed by topic.)

European Foundation Centre

Foundation Center
The Center's purpose is to disseminate information about foundations, corporate giving, and grant-making. This site includes a publications catalogue, statistics on foundation giving, and information about the Center's libraries and activities.

Foundation Center: Researching Philanthropy
Free access national, state, and metropolitan area data on U.S. foundations and their grants

Foundation Finder

Foundations Online

Global Directory of Nonprofit Web Sites (The Idealist)
Provides links to more than 10,000 Web sites in 120 countries.

Guidestar Database of Non-Profits (data from IRS documents)
From Philanthropic Research, a free information service on the programs and finances of more than 600,000 charities and nonprofits, news on philanthropy, and resources for donors and volunteers.

Independent Sector
Nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen the nonprofit sector by encouraging volunteerism, philanthropy and citizen action. IP publishes research reports on trends in the nonprofit sector.

Indiana University Center on Philanthropy
In addition to supporting degrees in nonprofit management and philanthropic studies, the Center publishes research material on the nonprofit sector, including the Philanthropic Studies Index. The Joseph and Matthew Payton Philanthropic Studies Library (####) accommodates reference requests from practitioners and researchers outside the Indiana University community.

Institute for NonProfit Management. Columbia University.
INM was formed to build the managerial capacity of not-for-profit organizations. Through intensive, graduate-level programs, participants study core management disciplines tailored specifically to the not-for-profit sector. INM’s programs emphasize the importance of deploying resources strategically to fulfill the organization’s mission and meet its goals.

The Martindale-Hubbell lawyer locator is an excellent resource for finding lawyers. The search interface allows you to search by name, law firm, geographical location, and by the law school.

The National Center for Charitable Statistics at the Urban Institute
The national repository of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States.

National Center for Nonprofit Boards
Includes materials to help board members and senior staff at nonprofits work together to lead their organizations more effectively.

New York State Attorney General Office's Charities Site
Tips and guides, reports, forms, and other web sites.

U.S. Chief Financial Officers Council
An organization of CFOs and deputy CFOs of federal agencies, along with Treasury and Budget Office executives, dedicated to improving financial management in the federal government.