While many foundations and organizations evaluate nonprofits, most of the findings are not disclosed. The following websites provide data on the inner workings of nonprofits.
Provides nonprofit 990 IRS tax return forms. The 990 lists the expenses, income, salaries, and other financial data of the nonprofit.
Provides strategic, programmatic, organizational, and financial data about 2,500 nonprofits in the Kansas City area.
Provides financial reports of over 5,300 nonprofits. CN rates nonprofits based on how well they use their resources on a short term basis and their financial stability in the long run.
Provides a detailed analysis on selected nonprofits. Works directly with nonprofits to collect data and select the organizations that provide the most social impact per donation.
Researches nonprofits based in the UK. Provides a two-page fact sheet that details the purpose of the nonprofit, the impact of additional funding, and additional metrics, such as an assessment of risk and the difficulty of fundraising.
Better Business Bureau ratings on nonprofits. Rates a limited number of nonprofits based on whether 20 better business standards have been met.
Wiki created by a donor giving away $260,000. The "scorecard” judges nonprofits based on operational efficiency, data from 990 forms, and a checklist to determine organizational transparency.
Provides a letter grade of over 500 nonprofits based on annual financial reports, a checklist for effectiveness, and 990 data.