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Foundation Finder offers basic information on grantmakers in the U.S. including private foundations, community foundations, grantmaking public charities, and corporate giving programs. Search by grantmaker name or location.
database of 2 million nonprofit organizations. Register for free to get the most information out of this database.
an interactive site for exploring community resources & nonprofits
IRS's "Search for Charities" page
an online, searchable list of organizations eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions
Find a Nonprofit's Homepage
Search Google to locate your nonprofit organization's homepage.
From the homepage, you can research organization history, programs, news, and contact information.
Find News about a Nonprofit
articles from various newspapers, including the Arizona Daily Star (09/29/2001 to present), as well as TV and radio transcripts
articles from various newspapers, including the New York Times (2002-current)
home of a local newspaper, includes free access to all archives
Find Nonprofit Financials
A free look-up tool, from the Foundation Center, that allows you to search for IRS information returns of private foundations, public charities, and other nonprofit organizations.
Nonprofit Organization Information | Economic Research Institute (ERI)
Free search tool for financials of more than 2 million U.S. nonprofits. Records include organization's basic details. ERI collects, analyzes, and publishes information on nonprofit executive compensation.
Free access to 990-PFs (private foundation tax returns) by Noza
Citing Form 990s
How to cite an IRS form in MLA format. --Kris Swank, Librarian, NW Campus
Government. Department. Agency. "Document title." Web site title. Publisher/sponsor. Publication date. Medium. Date of Access.
United States. Department of Treasury. Internal Revenue Service. "2004 Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990): American Cancer Society." 990 Finder. Foundation Center, 2006. Web. 14 October 2010.
(Make sure to double space your citations, and use the hanging indent. Technical limitations prohibit proper formatting here.)