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  • Listing of Grantmaker Websites, funding trends, guides to funding and proposal writing, and so much more. Includes highlights of the 1998 study on arts funding, and the Literature of the Nonprofit Sector. One of the most useful sites on the web. Also an online librarian to answer reference questions. Highly recommended.
  • Learning center for philanthropy issues, database with information on more than 650,000 nonprofits, collection of articles and web links for nonprofit subjects.
  • Find a wealth of information on a nonprofit's operations, programs, finances, and personnel on this indispensable site.
  • Searchable directory of 10,000 non-profit organizations in 150 countries. Find information on events, resources, services, volunteering, and employment.
  • The largest website of its kind, Idealist.org lets you search or browse through tens of thousands of nonprofit and community organizations in over 165 countries. The Nonprofit Career Center lets you search for jobs and internships all over the world, there is an extensive list of global volunteer opportunities as well, and information for possible donors.
  • Published by volunteers who mine the Net for research nuggets (hence the name). Current and past issues of their newsletter, multiple web resources for company directories and news, guides to understanding financials, search engine for foundation searching. Also includes links to SEC/Edgar: a database on company activities, financial data and executive compensation.
  • NYRAG is a nonprofit membership association of donors in the tristate area focusing on improving the practice of philanthropy. Provides programing aimed at educating the grantseeker and grantgiver alike. Site contains New York/New Jersey Area Common Application and Report Forms and the NYRAGTimes, a quarterly newsletter.

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