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Reports on the non-profit market
Pomerantz Biz Library Resources
Voluntary directory of nonprofit organizations that can be searched by name, keyword or geography. Requires free registration for financial and other information. Guidestar also sells access to more detailed information through subscription.
Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center
UI hosted organization that brings together resources and expertise to benefit the Iowa nonprofit community.
National Center for Charitable Statistics
From the site: mission is to develop and disseminate 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.
Find Iowa Nonprofit Organizations
INRC database of Iowa community nonprofit organizations. Use the Directories tab at the top of the site for similar information on state and national levels.
Grants & Foundations
UI Division of Sponsored Programs
For University of Iowa students, faculty and staff. Resources for finding research grants and external funding for other needs.
Candid (foundation information)
Formerly Guidestar and The Foundation Center. Connects nonprofits, foundations, and individuals to the resources they need to do good, building on 88 years of dedicated experience.
Local Foundation Center Cooperating Collections
The Foundation Center makes many of their resources available to the public through collections in local libraries around the country. Often, local librarians are trained to help you use Foundation Center resources.
Clearinghouse for federal grant programs. Read the "who is eligible for a grant" in the About Grant.gov section before spending a lot of effort here.
The Research Assistant
Public/private partnership site with, "...tips, tools, and information to navigate the world of behavioral science research, from formulating your question to getting your proposal funded"