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 Researchers' 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 Research and Reference Tools
    www.uvm.edu/~prospect/index.html

    Wheaton College — Prospect Research 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


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