Nonprofits & Foundations
Formerly the National Center for Nonprofit Boards, this site offers information for nonprofit board members.
Chronicle of Philanthropy
Biweekly newspaper that covers philanthropy. Recent news articles are available and some past issues. They are organized by subject area and also includes conference, job and grant deadline listings.
Energize Inc for Volunteer Coordinators
Resources for leaders of volunteers. Provides guidance on volunteer management, with helpful tips and information on key conferences and events.
Guidestar--Guide to Charities and Nonprofits
Provides addresses and financial information on over 620,000 charities. Also makes 990 forms available. Site includes a FAQ on what to do if a charity won't give you its tax returns.
Good source for information on smaller nonprofits. Search for organizations by using the Nonprofit Locator, which has over one million tax-exempt entities in the U.S.
Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance
From the Better Business Bureau. Before donating to a national charity, visit this site to learn how the group is organized and what percentage of funds actually go to the course. Site also has a "Wise Giving" guide and "Tips on Charitable Giving" guide.