Directories - Identifying Nonprofit Organizations
Use the directories below to identify nonprofit organizations by keywords and other criteria, such as geographic area. Most sources give brief directory and IRS data while others provide more extensive information, financials and evaluations.
Many of the directories include Web addresses. Web sites of organizations provide a wealth of information on the company's mission statement and activities. Often, you may also find an annual report and financial data. If the web site is not included, try web services such as Google or Yahoo.
|Be aware that some directories abbreviate common words such as "assn" for "association." Try using just significant words, such as "American Heart" or just "Heart." In the Internet search engines, enter your association with the name in quotes to search a phrase, such as, "American Heart Association."
- asae - American Society of Association Executives
Searchable gateway of over 6,500 associations.
Includes IRS Form 990 PF tax returns filed by private foundations for 1990 and forward. The database can be searched by name, location, asset range, EIN, or keyword.Contains publicly available data received from the IRS. Currently, the information is being provided by NOZA. To search NOZA's companion database containing more than 1,000,000 foundation grant records (also free), please visit Nozasearch.
- Internal Revenue Service:
Search the IRS's official and current list of Exempt Organizations. This online version of Publication 78, Cumulative List of Organizations, is intended to assist you in learning if an organization is exempt from federal taxation and, if so, determining how much of your contributions to that organization are tax deductible.
The National Database of Nonprofit Organizations.
Searchable database of more than 1.8 million IRS-recognized nonprofit organizations. Features in-depth Analysts Reports that can be purchased separately. They cover financial reports on more than 200,000 organizations, which can be viewed over several years, then compared with a group of its peers.
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