Answered By: Meghan Dolan
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2019     Views: 524

What are the top resources for nonprofit company/sector research?


These are the top resources that we recommend for nonprofit research:

  • GuideStar Pro Nonprofit financials (form 990s) for thousands of non-profit organizations.
  • Baker Library Social Enterprise Research Guide Links to e-resources, websites, reference materials and more.
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy Our subscription to the online product includes access to articles, a jobs section, and interactive features. A Facts and Figures section includes data on donors, charities & foundations, corporate donations and CEO compensation.

Additionally, you may want to search the following databases. We have included some basic search strategies using microfinance as an example:

Thomson ONE  Locate investment reports and industry analysis.  Use Internet Explorer to access this database. 

See our Fast Answer for details on searching for investment analyst reports.

Search strategy: microfinance in TITLE and limit date to last 2 years; limit to industry reports

Factiva News articles from business, trade and industry publications.

Search strategy: (kiva) and microfinance and (WC>350)

Good luck with your research and please let us know if you have any further questions.