Community Research

Information & Knowledge Centers

Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership
Mission: to inspire the next generation of leaders to create and seize opportunities to achieve social impact across sectors.

Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy
Mission: to promote understanding of civil society and improve nonprofit sector performance through rigorous research, clear analysis and informed policy.

Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University
Mission: to increase the understanding of philanthropy, improving its practice, and enhancing participation in philanthropy.

Commonwealth Club of California
Mission: to be the leading national forum open to all for the impartial discussion of public issues important to the membership, community and nation.

Council on Foundations
Mission: members are committed to the public benefit and to their philanthropic purposes and act accordingly.

Foundation Center
Mission: to strengthen the social sector by advancing knowledge about philanthropy in the U.S. and around the world.

Giving Institute
Mission: to educate and engage members in the ethical delivery of counsel and related services to non-profits through research, advocacy, and best practices.

Independent Sector
Mission: to advance the common good by leading, strengthening, and mobilizing the nonprofit and philanthropic community.

Institute of Museum and Library Services
Mission: to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas.

National Center for Charitable Statistics
Mission: to build compatible national, state, and regional databases and develops uniform standards for reporting on the activities of charitable organizations.

National Council of Nonprofits
Mission: to advance the vital role, capacity, and voice of charitable nonprofit organizations through state and national networks.

Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society
Mission: to engage students, faculty and practitioners in scholarship and dialogue that examines ways in which philanthropic institutions, nonprofit organizations and other key elements of civil society work to address public interests.


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