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GuideStar - Database of Nonprofit Organizations

GuideStar - Database of Nonprofit Organizations
Watch Our First-Ever Impact Call Our February 24 call was a great success. Watch the recording or view the presentation to learn about GuideStar's results in a more timely, interactive, inclusive, and comprehensive manner. View a live recording of the callView the presentation GuideStar and BoardSource Partner to Shed Light on Nonprofit Governance Nonprofits can share information about how their organizations are governed, a critical indicator of organizational strength and stability that is often hidden from public understanding or view.

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Market Segmentation (Business Reference Services, Library of Congress) Compiled by Ellen Terrell Business Reference Services January 2005 Updated March 2013 "Know your market" is a mantra for marketing professionals. Sellers and advertisers want to be able to determine what the potential market is for their product or service, as well as the best ways to reach potential consumers. In order to know the potential market they must identify the characteristics of individuals likely to be interested in that particular product or service, establish how many such individuals there are, as well as study how these people behave and respond to particular advertising approaches. Homepage Gütersloh - 09/04/2014 Sustaineo 2030: Today's sustainable development visions, realized tomorrow In the year 2030, one country has translated today's better-governance efforts into a political and administrative system. The Bertelsmann Stiftung invites you on a time travel to that year. The new publication "Sustaineo 2030: Learning Sustainable Development from the Future" will bring you to the fictional country of Sustaineo. more

Penn World Tables 6.3 (189 countries, 1950-2007, 2005 as base year) The Penn World Table provides purchasing power parity and national income accounts converted to international prices for 189 countries for some or all of the years 1950-2007. The European Union or the OECD provide more detailed purchasing power and real product estimates for their countries and the World Bank makes current price estimates for most PWT countries at the GDP level. Please note that CHASS only provides access to the data; we are not involved in the collection or maintenance of the data. Please cite the data as follows:

Investigative Reporters and Editors Telephone and E-mail address directories Here are some online directories that can help you find people or businesses. Remember that many of them base their numbers on the same regional telephone books. Most now include e-mail address look ups. But many of the databases are out of date and cell phone numbers remain difficult to trace. Many of these sites will click through to pay sites, but all below are free. The Fortune 500 and Breaking Business News - Fortune on Companies are ranked by total revenues for their respective fiscal years. Included in the survey are companies that are incorporated in the U.S. and operate in the U.S. and file financial statements with a government agency. This includes private companies and cooperatives that file a 10-K or a comparable financial statement with a government agency, and mutual insurance companies that file with state regulators. It also includes companies that file with a government agency but are owned by private companies, domestic or foreign, that do not file such financial statements. Excluded are private companies not filing with a government agency; companies incorporated outside the U.S.; and U.S. companies consolidated by other companies, domestic or foreign, that file with a government agency. Also excluded are companies that failed to report full financial statements for at least three-quarters of the current fiscal year.

Grants for Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries Home > PRESS RELEASE > Grants now open to train library and information science professionals Monday, April 11th, 2016 Grants now open to train library and information science professionals and users in developing countries on how to use Research4Life The Medical Library Association (MLA) has establishing the HINARI/Research4Life (R4L) Activities Grant for 2016 to 2018. Funded by the Elsevier Foundation, up to five awards, per year, will support HINARI/R4L training activities that promote the use of the programs’ scientific research resources in emerging/low income countries.

Start — Small Business Nation What Are The Basic Steps For Starting A Business [SBA] Great tips on everything from financing to choosing a location What Are The Most Important Pre-Launch Business Decisions [SBA] Checking these boxes will ensure you’ve thought through key moves How to Find a Co-Founder [Guy Kawasaki] Tips on building your exec team from the famous Silicon Valley VC What You Need to Know About Your Market [SBA] Walkthrough on learning about your customers, your competitors, and your industry How to Put Together a Market Opportunity Analysis [Udacity] Great tips for completing a comprehensive market appraisal and developing a robust business plan How to Perform Market Segmentation [GreenBook] Explains how predictive segmentation parses the market into easily-identifiable and discrete market segments

Funding Opportunities - Duke University Institutionally Limited Opportunities Some grant and fellowship programs limit the number of proposals that may be submitted by an institution. If you submit a proposal to such a program and Duke's limit is exceeded, your proposal, and other proposal(s) submitted from Duke, will very likely be rejected without review. To prevent this, ORS coordinates the internal review process. Ranking of economies Economy Rankings Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1–190. A high ease of doing business ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm. The rankings are determined by sorting the aggregate distance to frontier scores on 10 topics, each consisting of several indicators, giving equal weight to each topic. The rankings for all economies are benchmarked to June 2016.

Statistics for Specific Industries A great deal of data about specific industries is collected by federal government agencies. This information can be valuable when developing your business plan, refining your business strategy and managing your business over time. For information on the standards used to classify industries and businesses, visit the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS Codes) website. Select the topic of interest below to jump to that section on this page. Agriculture Agriculture Economic Research Service

European Commission - Grants of the European Union Contracts The Commission uses public contracts to buy in goods and services – studies, technical assistance and training; consultancy, conference and publicity services; books and IT equipment etc. Beginners' guide to EU public contracts How to tender for a Commission contract – with guidance on the different types of contract, finding a contract that's relevant to your business and filling out the forms. Public contracts by EU policy Calls for tender issued by Commission departments, offices and agencies around Europe.