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Introduction & Overview
This guide was created to assist those students enrolled in MGT 356 and was designed specifically to assist you in locating those resources available through the Library.
If you need assistance, my contact information is on this page and we can also assist you at the front desk in the MCOB Library. The tab titled "Help & More" will further provide contact information as well.
Global Trends in Giving Report 2018
Very detailed study on the preferences of donors worldwide, including a section on North American donors.
The Foundation Center
Get some very basic statistics on Non-Profits for free. You can narrow down the information to the State of Alabama. Most recent data is from 2015. Find out number of organizations, top 50 by giving, by assets and by gifts.
Alabama Non-Profit Association
Great information about running a nonprofit in Alabama.
Statista This link opens in a new window
Has detailed reports and statistics on nonprofits.
Nonprofit Information at Mobile Public Library
Mobile Public Library- West Regional Branch ONLY (5555 Grelot Rd, Mobile, AL 36609) has a subscription to the Foundation Center's database. You have to be inside the West Regional Library to use it.
The Funding Information Network provides free public access to Foundation Center databases, directories, fundraising and philanthropy publications, and training resources.
- Foundation Center Online - a research tool to help nonprofits find the grantmakers most likely to fund their projects
- Foundation Grants to Individuals Online - an online database of nearly 10,000 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers
- Foundation Maps Professional - a data visualization tool and way to see who is funding what and where around the world