March 28, 2007
Looking for IRS 990s (Nonprofit annual reports to the IRS)
If you are looking for a nonprofit's IRS 990 forms, there are a few places to look.
If you are at the U of Michigan, you can Guidestar Library Edition:
If you are not at the U of Michigan, here are some other possibilities:
1. Look at the organization's Website. They will often have annual reports and many have the IRS 990s documents.
2. Grantsmart has a large number of 990s that you can view.
3. The Foundation Center also has many 990s.
For information on what you will find in these documents, the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New has a great resource on how to read these filings.This entry was posted in the following categories: Free Internet Resources , Government Resources , Library Internet Resources (via Univ. Libraries or Kresge Library)
March 09, 2007
NextBillion.net (Development Through Enterprise)
NextBillion.net brings together the community of business leaders, social entrepreneurs, NGOs, policy makers, and academics who want to explore the connection between development and enterprise. Many of the resources here explore the economy at the Bottom of the Pyramid (BOP). This is sponsored by the World Resources Institute (WRI).
This is a great resource with links to many news articles, reports, and other documents on the web. Additionally, the site includes case studies looking at development issues, full-text reports and book reviews, and conference resources. Appears to be a great resource for exploring issues relating to NGOs in developing countries.This entry was posted in the following categories: Free Internet Resources , Microcredit & Microfinance , NGO (Non-Governmental Organizations) , Sustainability
March 06, 2007
Source for Nonprofits: OneSource Global Business Browser: US Edition
Source for Nonprofits: OneSource Global Business
The OneSource Database has information, articles and news stories on over 23,000 nonprofit organizations in the United States. You can search for them by name and then view all the associated resources. This includes both parent organizations and regional or local subsidiaries. This should be used to supplement what you can find in databases such as Guidestar (Ross Link) and the Foundation Center (UM Libraries Link).This entry was posted in the following categories: Library Internet Resources (via Univ. Libraries or Kresge Library)