NCCS Community Platform



  • 1. General Nonprofit Information
  • Creating a Nonprofit
    Nonprofit Numbers and Trends
    Nonprofit Resources
    Types of Nonprofit Organizations
  • 2. Nonprofit Regulation
  • Selected IRS Forms and Publications
  • 3. Nonprofit Funding and Finance
  • 4. Foundations
  • 5. Charitable Giving and Volunteering
  • 7. Nonprofit Research Databases
  • Cross-Database Items
    IRS Business Master Files (BMF)
    IRS Statistics of Income Files (SOI)
    NCCS Core Files & IRS Return Transaction Files (Core)
    NCCS Unified Database of Arts Organizations (UDAO)
    NCCS-GS Research Database (Digitized Data)
    Using the NCCS Data Web & NCCS Tools
  • 7. Other Useful Research Tools & Tips
  • This category includes information on a range of resources and tips.
    Industry or Subsector Studies
    Regional Studies and Contacts
    Survey Research
  • 8. NTEE Classification
  • Classification Tools
  • National Center for Charitable Statistics KnowledgeBase
  • Here you can find resources and links to help you build stronger communities.
    National Center for Charitable Statistics: User Help Tips
    Education - Primary and Secondary
    General Nonprofit Information (The National Perspective)
    Giving and Volunteering (National)
    Health Care and Public Health
    Nonprofit Organization Funding and Finances (National)
    Population Overview & Needs
    Program Development
    Communication and Collaboration
  • Fundraising Effectiveness Project
  • IRS Form 990
  • Information and resources about filing the IRS Form 990
  • NCCS and CNP Project Information
  • This page includes information on NCCS as well as on current and archived projects.
    Electronic Filing Project
    Nonprofit Fundraising and Administrative Costs
    Resources for State Charity Officials
  • Nonprofit Fundraising and Administrative Costs
  • From 1999 to 2004, researchers at the Urban Institute's National Center for Charitable Statistics (...
    Research Briefs
    About the Overhead Cost Study
    Tools, Guides and Other Resources
    Survey Methodology
  • Nonprofit Fundraising Surveys (Nonprofit Research Collaborative)
  • NCCS works with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Association of Philanthropi...
  • Maps: Default to specific Custom List
  • Excel Tip: Converting a list of EINs into a MySQL filter for use on the Dataweb
  • Profiles of Individual Charitable Contributions by State, 2003-2006
  • KnowledgeBase Overview Presentation
  • NCCS KnowledgeBase Users Guide