We know you want to make better-informed, more effective giving decisions. To help make these important choices easier, below is a selection of sources for finding comprehensive background information on the charities you may be interested in supporting.
This simple search is for users who want to verify a nonprofit's legitimacy, learn whether a contribution will be tax deductible, view a nonprofit's recent Forms 990, or find out more about its mission, programs, and finances. Thanks to the generosity of a number of foundations, GuideStar Basic is available at no charge to users. Just log on to www.guidestar.org and start searching. Advanced searches for the professional user or dedicated philanthropist are available by subscription to Guidestar Select or Guidestar Premium services.
Charity Navigator, America's premier independent charity evaluator, works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of America's largest charities. Charity searches are divided into 9 easy categories, with plenty of additional tips and resources to help make your giving more informed. Start here at www.charitynavigator.org.
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