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Funding Information Center User Guides
A major publisher and clearinghouse of information on private foundations and the nonprofit sector.
- 990 Finder (Provides 990 tax information.)
- Community Foundation Atlas is a comprehensive directory of the world's community foundations.
- Foundation Directory Online Free (from the Foundation Center)
- Foundation Stats generates tables and charts on the size, scope, and giving priorities of the U.S. foundation community.
- Guide to Funding Research (Provides a basic primer on the grantseeking process.)
- Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy Dashboard (Examines funding for disasters by U.S. foundations and bilateral and multilateral aid, corporate giving, and online giving.
- Tools and Resources for Assessing Social Impact (a database of over 150 approaches to measuring the impact of social programs and investments.)
- Webinars (Free webinars on all aspects of fundraising.)
Links to Web sites for foundations throughout the country. Maintained by the Northern California Community Foundation. Inc.
An association of foundations and corporations serving the public good by promoting and enhancing effective and responsible philanthropy.
Provides background information, lists of recent grants, grant guidelines, contact information, and more.
A regional association of grantmakers that supports and promotes effective philanthropy.
Lists community foundations across the country.
The Internal Revenue Services' Exempt Organizations Select Check is an on-line search tool that allows users to select an exempt organization and check certain information about its federal tax status and filings
Independently republishes the IRS's publication 78. Comprehensive listing of United States public charities. Includes 990 tax information.
You can use this database to find organizations and see details like their executive compensation, revenue and expenses, as well as download their tax filings going back as far as 2001.
The official benefits website of the U.S. Government, with information on over 1000 benefit and assistance programs.
A directory of all grant opportunities from the federal government.
The daily newspaper of the federal government. Lists new federal grant opportunities.
An electronic storefront for federally administered grant programs.
NEH grant information and forms available
An excellent list of state government funding and assistance programs created by the Grants Information Center of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is the professional association for individuals responsible for generating philanthropic support for a wide variety of not-for-profit, charitable organizations. Click here for the South Eastern Wisconsin chapter.
The Alliance's primary purpose is to educate donors. While it never recommends one charity over another, it offers valuable information about specific charities and publications to help donors make their own giving decisions.
The site for a nonprofit organization dedicated to building stronger nonprofit boards and stronger nonprofit organizations.
Analyzes the financial fitness of over 5000 nonprofit groups.
The Charity Village is a support service for Canadian charities. Provides 1,000 pages of news, jobs, information and resources for staffers, donors, and volunteers in Canada's nonprofit sector.
Great Nonprofits contains reviews of over 5500 charitable organizations.
A nonprofit academic center serving Milwaukee and Wisconsin through graduate and professional education, research and community programming.
National leadership forum to encourage philanthropy, volunteering, and nonprofit initiatives.
Search for nonprofit jobs in Wisconsin.
A legal information, education, & referral service for nonprofits.
The national repository of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States.
Links to charity evaluations.
A hub for nonprofits, the center provides the tools and training nonprofits need to fulfill their mission
A service of the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, this tool helps the nonprofit sector in Southeastern Wisconsin find and select consultants to help with capacity building.
The Nonprofit FAQ is an indexed collection of answers to Frequently Asked Questions about nonprofit organizations.
Purpose is to improve management effectiveness and efficiency of nonprofit organizations and to increase the resources for nonprofit management in the greater Milwaukee area.
A monthly newspaper of the nonprofit sector.
VolunteerMatch is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help everyone find a great place to volunteer, and offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic engagement
Statewide membership association of nonprofit organizations.
Mainly dealing with proposal writing, this short course also examines the research on, the outreach to, and the cultivation of potential foundation and corporate donors.
The Grantsmanship Center provides training opportunities in proposal writing and is also a leading information source on fundraising and nonprofit sector information.