This guide contains references to Internet sources, subscription databases, and print sources of information. It is intended to provide guidance to both those researching nonprofits and those working in nonprofit organizations.
the IRS Exempt Organizations Select Check is an on-line search tool that allows users to search for and select an exempt organization and check certain information about its federal tax status and filings.
The IRS Exempt Organization Business Master File Extract (EO BMF) includes cumulative information on exempt organizations. The data are extracted monthly and are available by state and region. The files are in comma separated value (CSV) format and can be opened by most computer applications including Excel.