Guides to Business Subjects
No. 21 Nonprofit Organizations
This is one of a series of subject guides produced by the Thomas J. Long Business Library at the University of California, Berkeley.
Unless indicated, all call numbers refer to The Business Library.
Long Business Library has one of the most comprehensive collection of materials on nonprofit management and leadership. Please look in OskiCat subject keywords: nonprofit management, nonprofit leadership, nonprofit vocational guidance, nonprofit finance, nonprofit statistics, etc.
UC Berkeley faculty, registered students, and staff who are off campus may use items marked * by using the library's proxy server.
Last updated 06/2010.
|News, Articles, Research||
* Academic Search Complete
Literature of the Nonprofit Sector
Urban Institute Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy
Philanthrophy Annual 2009 (PDF)
* Board leadership
Bimonthly workshop with John Carver writing about nonprofit boards and governance.
* Chronicle of Philanthropy Academic Search Complete (1 month delay for online version)
* Nonprofit management & leadership
* Voluntas : international journal of voluntary and non-profit organisations
|How to Incorporate Nonprofits||
Incorporating nonprofits by state
Links to each state's regulations and forms.
The California nonprofit corporation kit
Starting & building a nonprofit : a practical guide
|Financing and Accounting||
Demystifying IRS Form 990, by the Foundation Center.
How to read an organization's Form 990. Form 990 is required to be submitted by nonprofits and shows fiscal data for the organization, names of trustees and officers, application information, and a complete grants list. Larger nonprofits also have annual reports available on their websites.
Information for Tax-Exempt Organizations
Books on nonprofit finances and accounting at Long Business Library:
Better Business Bureau's guide to charities for philanthropic giving
Evaluates charities by BBB charitable giving standards.
Nonprofit Virtual Library
|Programs||Haas Nonprofit and Public Management Program|