APRA Community

Research Links
This collection of links is designed to help APRA members in their research work. The sites listed below provide access to the most current sites and tools for identifying and qualifying prospective donors. These sites are built and maintained by researchers or their peers, all employed by nonprofits. For-profits are not listed, but can be involved with APRA in other ways. Vendors and consultants can contact APRA headquarters or visit the Sponsors and Partners section for more information.

Send recommendations for additional links to APRA headquarters.


Prospect Developers' Sites

Northwestern University Research Bookmarks
www.nudevelopment.com/research/bookmark.html

Portico — Web Resources for Advancement Professionals
http://indorgs.virginia.edu/portico/.

Stanford University — Development Research
www.stanford.edu/dept/OOD/RESEARCH

University of Southern California — NETSource@USC
www.usc.edu/dept/source/DevResTool.htm

University of Vermont Prospect Development and Reference Tools
www.uvm.edu/~prospect/index.html

Wheaton College — Prospect Development Links
www.wheatoncollege.edu/Tools/ProspectResearch/


Specialty Pages

Ann Castle's Women in Philanthropy page at the University of Michigan
www.women-philanthropy.umich.edu

Gary Price's List of Lists
www.specialissues.com/lol

Ethan Starr's Regional Business Journals on the Web
www.bibliomaven.com/businessjournals.html

Ethan Starr's Judaica Libraries and Archives on the Web
www.bibliomaven.com/


Real Estate Assessment Resources

Portico's Real Estate Online Assessors
http://indorgs.virginia.edu/portico/personalproperty.html

Christina Pulawski's (formerly Northwestern University) Tax Assessor Database
www.pulawski.com

University of Southern California Wealthy Zip Codes
www.usc.edu/dept/source/zipcode/index.htm


International

GlobalEdge
http://globaledge.msu.edu/

York University Foundation's Prospect Research FAQ
www.yorku.ca/prorsfaq/


Other Links

The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University
www.philanthropy.iupui.edu/

University of Wisconsin Madison — Grant Information Center
http://grants.library.wisc.edu/


Other Associations for Nonprofit Professionals

American Association of Grant Professionals
www.grantprofessionals.org

Association of Fundraising Professionals
www.afpnet.org

Association for Healthcare Philanthropy
www.ahp.org

Council for Advancement and Support of Education
www.case.org

The Independent Sector
www.independentsector.org

National Committee on Planned Giving
www.ncpg.org/

New England Development Research Association
www.nedra.org/

Northwest Development Officers Association
www.ndoa.org

The Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
www.grantwriters.org


Links to Discussion Groups

Connections for APRA Writers and Editors
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/APRAConnections

British Discussion Group
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/prospect-research-uk/ 

PRSPCT-L
http://listserv.apra-prspct-l.org/wa.exe?A0=PRSPCT-L