Annual Register of Grant Support. Q180.A1 A5 (Reference, Butler Library)
The Annual Register of Grant Support provides descriptions of over 3,200 organizations in 12 categories ranging from the humanities to technology and industry. In addition to basic directory information, many of the entries include an e-mail address, areas of interest, type of funding, geographic restrictions, eligibility, amount of award, number of applicants and awards given, and an inquiry contact.
The Encyclopedia of Associations contains over 120,000 entries for regional, national, and international nonprofit organizations. The Encyclopedia provides directory (e.g., phone, address) and descriptive (e.g., organization profile, conference schedule) information. The database also provides links to each organization's home page.
Corporate Giving Directory
Corporate Giving Directory is a leading source of information on corporate philanthropy. Fundraisers and other nonprofit executives seeking a share of corporate funding depend on CGE as a primary tool in finding and securiing chartiable support for their nonprofit organizations. This uniquue, single-volume source provides detailed descriptive profiles of over 1,000 of the top corporate chartitable giving programs in the United States.
Foundation Directory Database
Foundation Directory provides descriptions of grant makers, including private grant-making foundations, community foundations, operating foundations, and corporate grant makers.
Nonprofit Management and Leadership
Available online 1990 to present
Refereed journal written for both scholars and practitioners. The focus is on nonprofit governance, human resources, fundraising and financial management, and organizational effectiveness. Includes calendar of conferences and meetings.
Includes: Salary Survey--Nonprofit Executives: published in January; NPT Sector Report/Year-end Review: published in December. Available online 1990 to present.
Focuses on organizational management and leadership from the practitioner's viewpoint. Published by the Society for Nonprofit Organizations. Available through Business Source Complete (1986 to present).
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Business Source Complete
ABI/Inform Global on ProQuest Direct
Periodical database specializing in business literature, including full text of over 2060 of the 3040 ABI/Inform titles. All titles are indexed and abstracted. Also included in ProQuest are Newspapers and General Periodicals. Coverage: 1971 to present ; Updates: Daily
Business Source Complete
Covers all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance, international business, econometrics and economics. Contains full text of the Harvard Business Review, California Management Review and other important journals. BSP also includes country reports from EIU and Global Insight as well as company reports from Datamonitor.
Factiva is an excellent resource for finding company and industry information. Factiva contains a database of nearly 8,000 publications, including: academic and trade publications, industry newsletters, international and regional newspapers, business magazines, and business newswires. The two sections of the database that are most commonly used for this assignment are the "Factiva Library" (which allows researchers to search the 8,000 sources) and the "Quick Company Search" (which contains company profiles - information about: finances, competitors, company history, etc.).
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.
Includes materials to help board members and senior staff at nonprofits work together to lead their organizations more effectively.
Provides evaluations and ratings of more than 5,000 charities in the United States. Registered users (free registration) can compare, track, and search charities based on financial health and efficiency to identify and assess worthy charities in America.
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 and activities.
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.
The Institute for Not-for-Profit Management (INM), 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.
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.