Penrose Library has a database called Foundation Directory that can be used to find the Form 990s that this type of organization must submit to the IRS. Data that is asked for in the 990 include an analysis of revenue and expenses and balance sheet data (such as cash and savings). To access this database take the steps below:
1. Go to the library homepage at library.du.edu.
2. Click on the “Databases” tab and then click on the letter “F.”
3. You will get a list of databases that begin with “F.” Scroll down and click on Foundation Directory.
4. Once in the database click on the 990 tab and begin your search.
The library also has a Nonprofit Resources Guide that identifies a wide range of sources, including databases to find articles about these entities and websites such as that of the National Center for Charitable Statistics that provide statistics. Click on the following URL to retrieve this guide: libguides.du.edu/nonprofits.