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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 Quick Start (Free)(from Candid)
- IssueLab (Collects and shares social sector research)
- 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.
- 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.
The Council on Foundations
An association of foundations and corporations serving the public good by promoting and enhancing effective and responsible philanthropy.
The Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Provides background information, lists of recent grants, grant guidelines, contact information, and more.
Wisconsin Philanthropy Network
A regional association of grantmakers that supports and promotes effective philanthropy.
Community Foundation Locator
Lists community foundations across the country.
Exempt Organizations Select Check - IRS
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
GuideStar, the Donor's Guide to Charities and Nonprofits
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.
The Federal Register
The daily newspaper of the federal government. Lists new federal grant opportunities.
An electronic storefront for federally administered grant programs.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grant Program
NEH grant information and forms available
A directory of all grant opportunities from the federal government. (Formerly the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance.)
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
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.
Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance
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.
CatholicFundraiser.net is a website that provides 100% Catholic online training, advice, and resources for Catholic organizations, religious orders, and missionaries around the world who want to strengthen their missions in an era of secular, money-focused fundraising tactics.
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.
Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management
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.
Jobs that Help
The largest job board focused on nonprofit career opportunities in Wisconsin.
Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic
Provides free brief legal advice and referral services for nonprofits by appointment only.
National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS)
The national repository of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States.
National Charity Reports Directory
Links to charity evaluations.
The Nonprofit FAQ
The Nonprofit FAQ is an indexed collection of answers to Frequently Asked Questions about nonprofit organizations.
A collaboration of local capacity-building intermediary and philanthropic organizations, Nonprofit Lift is where nonprofit leaders can easily find regional resources for organizational capacity-building, including a Consultant Directory.
The Nonprofit Management Fund
Purpose is to improve management effectiveness and efficiency of nonprofit organizations and to increase the resources for nonprofit management in the greater Milwaukee area.
The Nonprofit Times
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
The Grantsmanship Center
The Grantsmanship Center provides training opportunities in proposal writing and is also a leading information source on fundraising and nonprofit sector information.