The Charity Watch (formerly known as the American Institute of Philanthropy) rating of over 500 charities are based on what percentage of the budget goes to programs and not fundraising and expenses. To get an A rating charities must spend 75% of funds on programs and spend less than $25 to raise $100.
Is the premier independent charity evaluator, its mission is to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of over 5,500 of America's largest charities.
This website sorts over 300 charities by the subject area they raise funds for, and also by foreign or domestic focus of activities. All charities have met the government's 10 accountability standards.
Requires free registration. Provides financial information on over 1.8 million nonprofits and information about nonprofits' programs and "Tips for Choosing a Charity: A Donor's 10 Step Guide". GuideStar Premium, a comprehensive and authoritative source for both grantmakers and grantseeking tax-exempt charities is available at The Pittsburgh Foundation Center in the Carnegie Library.
Develops and disseminates high quality data on nonprofit organizations and their activities for use in research on the relationships between the nonprofit sector, government, the commercial sector, and the broader civil society.
These databases contain scholarly and popular articles published in journals, magazines and newspapers. Search the database for news articles and profiles about your chosen organization.
Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary resource containing a large number of peer-reviewed journals.
This is good place to start for most topics, including all sciences, religion, law, history, psychology, political science, criminal justice, literature, current events, sociology and communications. Abstracts and full-text for most journal articles; Varies by title many from 1980s-present
Indexes international English-language business periodicals, with some full-text.
Covers all aspects of the contemporary business world from the broad areas of accounting, taxation, foreign trade, advertising, public relations, government regulations, corporate acquisitions, insurance, communications, management, marketing, and computers, to specific industries, businesses, trades, and topics of current interest and concern. The Advanced Search mode allows for searching by SIC and NAICS codes. Citations, abstracts, and full-text; indexing 1982 - present; full-text 1995 - present
Scholarly database providing a collection of bibliographic and full-text content in all disciplines of business.
Additional full-text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, and SWOT analyses.; Citations, abstracts, and full-text; Abstracts: 1886 - present; Full-text: 1990 - present
Broad and current coverage of scholarly research and information related to all levels and areas of education.
Content primarily consists of articles, but also includes some books and conference papers.; Abstracts with some full-text; Varies by title mostly mid-1990's to present with some content back to the 1930's