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Nonprofit Research

Resources for conducting research on the nonprofit sector.

Starting Points

Selected titles retrieved using keyword searching in the Catalog, Penn State Library's catalog:

PSU Resources

Penn State University Libraries offer access to databases that contain authoritative and relevant information. Unlike many internet sources, these resources are current, vetted, and are only available to current Penn State students, faculty, and staff for educational purposes.

Company & Organization Research

News and Current Events

Industry Research

Web Resources

Internet resources can provide a wide-range of information. However, expertise, objectivity, and relevancy are not always apparent. Be cautious when using a search engine to research your topic. The resources below have been hand-picked as credible resources for your research.

Ratings, Reports and Statistics

Filings and Directories

Grants and Other Forms of Funding

Government Organizations

Foundation Center Network Partners

Trade Associations and Organizations