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REA 091 - Desert Vista - Researching Social Agencies/Nonprofits - Condit and Haro: Researching Nonprofits

Identifying Nonprofits

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.

Google Web Search

Basic Definition of a Nonprofit Organization (NPO) (Investopedia)


"What is a Nonprofit Organization?

A nonprofit organization is a business that has been granted tax-exempt status by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) because it furthers a social cause and provides a public benefit. Donations made to a nonprofit organization are typically tax-deductible to individuals and businesses that make them, and the nonprofit itself pays no tax on the received donations or on any other money earned through fundraising activities. Nonprofit organizations are sometimes called NPOs or 501(c)(3) organizations based on the section of the tax code that permits them to operate. "  (Reviewed by Will Kenton, 5/13/2019)

Find News about a Nonprofit

Examples: Nonprofit/Social Services Organization--United Way

Nonprofit/Social Service Organization: Casa de Los Ninos