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Almanacs & Dictionaries

The Nonprofit Almanac 2012.   Kennard T. Wing...[et al.]Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute Press, 2012.
The Almanac produced jointly by Independent Sector and the National Center for Charitable Statistics at the Urban Institute, provides key data, high-quality information, and insightful trend analysis about the nonprofit sector as a whole.
Dewey & ULIB: REF HD 2769.2 U6 N64 2012

State Nonprofit Almanac. Biennial. Washington, D.C.: Urban Institute Press, 1997-.
This book lists 501(c)(3) public charities and their support, expenses, and assets, as reported to the Internal Revenue Service on annual information returns (Form 990). The charities are also categorized by their activities, using the National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities. This publication is a product of the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), located in the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy at the Urban Institute, in collaboration with Independent Sector.
Dewey: REF HV 89 S83x

A Dictionary of Nonprofit Terms and Concepts. David Horton Smith, Robert A. Stebbins, and Michael A Dover. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006.
Dewey Ref: HD 2769.15 S63 2006

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