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The Nonprofit FAQ: Government Agencies

Select an FAQ   (13):

What is National Volunteer Week?
Background on this annual event
Grant Writing Tools Web Sites
A listing of free online resources that may be helpful in the preparation of grant applications (including a collection of complete sample proposals).
How to Help the Attorney General Handle a Complaint?
An Assistant Attorney General offers advice on how to seek help when there appear to be abuses of nonprofit status.
Is the federal tax code available online?
Yes. The US House of Representatives provides a copy and there are more convenient versions available online as well.
Is the full-text of the Federal Register available on-line?
It is. But read this for even better deals!
Is there a toll-free phone number for the I.R.S.?
Yes. And there are other ways to get information from the IRS as well.
Local Organizations State-by-State: A through M
A listing of statewide associations of nonprofits and other organizations active in the sector that work primarily at the state level.
Local Organizations State-by-State: N through Z
A listing of statewide associations of nonprofits and other organizations active in the sector that work primarily at the state level.
National Support and Advocacy Organizations: A through M
A list with brief program summaries of some of the organizations that support and assist nonprofits in the US.
National Support and Advocacy Organizations: N through Z
A list with brief program summaries of some of the organizations that support and assist nonprofits in the US.
What about U.S. Federal Grants
The process for applying for federal grants through Grants.gov.
What to do if you suspect damaging activities at a nonprofit
How to proceed if there are rumors or other signs of mismanagement, improper payments, insider self-dealing, conflict of interest, etc., involving a nonprofit organization.
Where can I find information about federal grants?
This information is covered in another FAQ item at http://www.idealist.org/if/i/en/faq/452-125/338-278.