Evaluating Nonprofits

WHEREtoGIVEmidsouth is a new, local directory listing nonprofit organizations in the Greater Memphis area.  This searchable database provides a multi-page report on each organization, including their mission statement, financial information, a management profile, and contact information.

Exempt Organizations Select Check
This service, provided by the IRS, allows users to verify the name of a tax-exempt organization and find information about its federal tax status and filings.  The EO Select Check combines three previous databases, creating a single, more efficient way to search for organizations that: are eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions, have had their tax-exempt status revoked, and/or have filed a Form 990-N.

“The donor’s guide to the charitable universe.” This user-friendly website accesses a database of more than 620,000 nonprofit organizations in the U.S. Includes information from 990’s, and a link to the actual form in some cases.

BBB Wise Giving Alliance
The BBB Wise Giving Alliance collects and distributes information on hundreds of nonprofit organizations that solicit nationally or have national or international program service.

Charity Navigator
This site provides ratings of over 5000 charities based on their financial performance. Charity summaries provide such information as overall rating, organizational efficiency, revenue, expenses, and mission statement. Summaries may be searched by charity name, keyword, category, or region.

The National Council of Nonprofits: Self-Assessment and Evalution of Outcomes
The National Council of Nonprofits offers a number of tools to help nonprofits conduct effective self-assessment and evaluation of outcomes.  Click on each topic for a list of specific resources.

Offers online help preparing an assessment/evaluation plan for your nonprofit.

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