Asian American Federation of New York: The Federation aims to advance the civic voice and well-being of Asian Americans by fostering philanthropy, undertaking research to help shape policies, and provide support to community organizations.
Asian American Philanthropy: The website of A New Heritage of Giving, an organization that promotes philanthropy, civic involvement, and volunteering among Asian Americans, offer a look at their research and activities, and ways to become involved.
Better Business Bureaus' Wise Giving Alliance: The BBB Wise Giving Alliance helps donors make informed decisions through their evaluations of charitable organizations. The Alliance has developed standards for charitable accountability to promote fair and ethical conduct by charities, and advance support for philanthropy.
Charity Navigator: This independent charity navigator works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of America's largest charities.
Generous Giving: This web site has an outstanding list of links to articles describing general philanthropy trends.
The Giving Circle Knowledge Center: useful information, resources, sample documents, an d inspiration for anyone who is considering starting or joining a giving circle.
Guidestar: At this site, a donor can search GuideStar's on-line database for a report on a nonprofit organization by its location, revenue, key word or activity field. The data base is based on IRS data from form 990 (or a financial statement if revenue is below $25,000). Some of the data is old (1992), and many small organizations have less then $25,000 in income.
iGive.com: Now you can support your favorite worthy cause, including donating to the Chinatown Health Clinic Foundatin, while you shop on line. Registration is free and easy.
Internet Nonprofit Center: Has a searchable database of nonprofits that have filed for tax-exempt status with the IRS.
IRS Non-Profit List: The IRS now has an online version of Publication 78, Cumulative List of Organizations. It is intended to assist you in learning if an organization is exempt from federal taxation and, if so, determining how much of your contributions to that organization are tax deductible.
Learning to Give: (formerly the K-12 Education in Philanthropy Project) - Learning to Give seeks to perpetuate a civil society by: educating children about the independent sector (knowledge), developing behavior and philanthropic experience (skills), and, stimulating private voluntary citizen action for the common good (behavior).
Women In Philanthropy Institute: Inspires, educates and encourages women to effect change in the world through philanthropy.