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The GuideStar web site is produced by Philanthropic Research, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
The Internet Nonprofit FAQ Center provides information for and about nonprofits. It has one of the best frequently asked questions sections on the web.
The American Bar Association's Business Law Section has a Nonprofit Corporation Committee reporting section.
The National Council of Nonprofit Associations is the state-by-state support network for nonprofit organizations. State associations of nonprofit organizations have emerged in the last 15 years. They are an effective and efficient provider of services and peer-to-peer support for the nonprofit sector. At the state level, they speak with a strong voice to increase public understanding of the importance of nonprofit organizations. NCNA state associations represent all nonprofit organizations, large and small, well-established and starting up, in all fields of nonprofit effort: social service, education, health, and cultural activities.
Idealist is a project of Action Without Borders. In this site you will find approximately 20,000 nonprofit and community organizations in more than 150 countries, which you can search or browse by name, location or mission. If your organization is not yet listed you can add it. There are thousands of volunteer opportunities in your community and around the world, and a list of organizations that can help you volunteer abroad; and the best Nonprofit Career Center on the Web, with hundreds of job and internship listings.
The National Center for Charitable Statistics
(NCCS) is the national repository of data on the nonprofit sector
in the United States. Its 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.
The Independent Sector is a nonpartisan coalition of approximately 500 charities, foundations and corporate giving programs committed to advancing the common good in America and around the world.
Grassroots.org is a free portal community devoted to "Web Enabling" the registered charitable organizations throughout the world, with extra emphasis on issues facing the United States.
The Urban Institute's Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy (CNP) explores the role and impact of nonprofit organizations and philanthropy in democratic societies. By deepening the understanding of the multiple roles that nonprofits play—as service providers and as avenues of civic participation and public voice—CNP research endeavors to address the relationships among nonprofits, government, and the market from a variety of perspectives.
FirstGov is the first-ever government website to provide the public with easy, one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources. This cutting-edge site gives the American people the "Information Age" government they deserve.
The Federal Commons is an Internet grants management portal serving the grantee organization community.
The Vermont District Office of the Small Business Administration (SBA) is responsible for the delivery of SBA's many programs and services to all 14 counties in the state of Vermont. The District Director is Kenneth Silvia. The District Office is located at 87 State Street in Montpelier. Office hours are from 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
The Vermont Community Foundation was established in 1986 to address the needs of Vermont now and in the future by building charitable capital and by providing services, resources, leadership, and encouragement to donors and to the nonprofit sector.
The Vermont Small Business Development Center (SBDC), is a nonprofit partnership of government, education State Colleges and business. Its goal is to spur Vermont's economy by helping its small businesses succeed and grow.
The Vermont Department of Libraries has good resources on fund raising, nonprofit organizations, and numerous other subjects. You can search their database by author, title, keyword, or subject. The Vermont Department of Libraries, 109 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05609-0601
The Vermont Department of Taxes has all of the tax forms and answers to tax related questions, including S-3 forms for proof of tax exemption. Vermont Department of Taxes, 109 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05609-1401; Phone: (802) 828-2505
The Attorney General's Office Charity Information page is a resource for nonprofits who intend to hire a paid fundraiser or for citizens who want to learn about the fundraising practices of a nonprofit.
The Vermont Department of Economic Development has information on financing, exporting, government contracts, regulations & permits, and workforce training.