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Nonprofit Organizations

Resources (print, databases, and web sites) for research on nonprofit organizations.


Welcome to the Subject Guide for Nonprofit Organizations. This guide will direct you to sources at the UNO Criss Library and on the Web for nonprofit research.

What is a Nonprofit?

A group, organization, institution or corporation formed to provide goods and/or services for a charitable, educational, religious, literary or scientific purpose. Nonprofits' assets are usually donated by companies, foundations or individuals who do not expect to be repaid. These contributions are tax deductible.

If a nonprofit meets the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service's Code, section 501(c)(3), it can obtain tax-exempt status, and does not pay federal or state income taxes.

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