Nonprofit Research Resources

Golda Meir Libraries (UW-Milwaukee)

The UWM libraries have holdings in nonprofit management and nonprofit sector studies, and new publications are added regularly. Access is also available for critical journals in the field. The library is free and open to the public. Community members may obtain borrowing privileges with membership in Friends of the Golda Meir Library. Visit the Nonprofit Gateway at the UWM Libraries to access an online directory of resources for nonprofit research, including journals, books, search engines, and databases.

Contact Kris Bina Midthun, Business Librarian, for information on philanthropy and nonprofit research resources, access to nonprofit journals, UWM book collection, and UWM library services.

Funding Information Center (Marquette University)

Marquette University’s Funding Information Center is one of over 250 worldwide cooperating collections of the Foundation Center in New York City. Since its establishment in 1956, the Foundation Center has been the primary source of factual information on private foundations and philanthropy in the United States. The Center has participated as a cooperating collection since 1973.

Contact Mary Frenn, Funding Information Librarian, for information on private foundations, philanthropy, and nonprofit resources (including proposal writing and fundraising).

Joseph and Matthew Payton Philanthropic Studies Library (IUPUI)

This site provides links to various tools for research, teaching, and learning about philanthropy and the nonprofit sector, including search engines, glossaries, and sources for statistics.

Contact Fran Huehls, Associate Librarian, for information on the Philanthropic Studies Index, philanthropy resources online, and the Indiana University collection.

Contact Brenda Burk, Philanthropy Archivist, for information on FOLIO, PubHub, Policy Archives, and the IUPUI Manuscript Collection.

Philanthropy Research Workshop (IUPUI)

Like HBI’s Community Forum Series, the Philanthropy Research Workshops presented by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) offers a look into some of the latest research in the area of Philanthropic Studies.