Nonprofit Directory

A guide to help identify, locate, and find information about nonprofit organizations, including: public charities, social service organizations, clubs, and professional associations.


Online Databases

Gale Directory Library
Includes Encyclopedia of Associations and the National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations.

Reference USA
This business directory includes non-profit organizations in its database.

Web Sites

Independent Sector
Nonprofit Organizations include, among others, public charities, social service organizations, clubs, and professional associations. Check here for a helpful definition of what comprises nonprofit or "third sector" organizations.

Indiana Nonprofit Organizations -- A Lookup Directory
Sponsored by The Center on Philanthropy and Indiana University, this directory allows users to search by organization name, county, address, city, or ZIP code for Indiana nonprofit organizations.

Indiana Secretary of State's Business Entity Name Search
Indiana Secretary of State's Business Entity Name Search Search this site for Indiana nonprofits, as well as for businesses, by name. Some basic information is available at no charge, but there is a fee for more extensive information.

City of Indianapolis Registered Neighborhood Organizations
From the Indianapolis Department of Metropolitan Development, a list of registered community organizations, including neighborhood organizations and business associations.

Connect2Help
A database of area health and human services information.

Nationalities Council of Indiana, Inc.
The association of Central Indiana ethnic organizations. Read their newsletter, Ethnic Hoosier, and find out about the International Festival. Included is a list of member organizations, with links to those with web sites.

Exempt Organizations Select Check
The IRS list of organizations eligible to receive tax deductible charitable contributions. Publication 78 is no longer a separate electronic publication.

Idealist Searchable Database of Nonprofits
Enter "Indianapolis" or "Indiana" in the Search the whole site box to find a listing of many city and state nonprofit organizations. Information includes the organization's mission, services, contacts, and a link to their website if available.

Library Materials

Nonprofit Nonsense Common Sense

Nonprofit Nonsense Common Sense
Mcnott, Marshall
658.048 MCN

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Foundation Directory
361.76025 FOU

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Non Profit Handbook
658.048 NON