Financial and organizational data for over 1.8M IRS recognized U.S. nonprofits, community foundations, and faith-based organizations.
Use the Foundation Directory and GuideStar in tandem for non-profit research:
Foundation Directory - Who is giving money to non-profits and how much?
GuideStar - How are non-profits spending the money?
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Search by location, financial criteria, employee size, type of 990 filed, and more.
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Financial data includes:
- Revenue and expense data for the current year
- Up to three years of IRS 990 images, pulled from the IRS master file
- Updated once a month, when the IRS digitizes them
- This data maybe 18-24 months behind due to variances in organizations' fiscal years and available time to file
- Balance sheet data for up to five years
- Annual reports for all years
- Funding sources (such as contributions, program service revenue, fundraising, etc)
- Expenditures for contractors
Organizational data includes:
- Demographics including gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability for board members, senior staff, full time staff and part time staff
- Compensation for key employees
- Names of CEO, Board chair, board members, and charity contact information
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