Useful Links - Consumer Information

Charities & Non-Profit Organizations


  • Charity Navigator
    An independent charity evaluator that helps users evaluate the financial health of over 5,300 of America's largest charities. The site is easily navigable by charity name, location or type of activity and also features opinion pieces by Charity Navigator experts, donation tips, and top-10 and bottom-10 lists which rank efficient and inefficient organizations in a number of categories
  • is your source to find, apply for and track applications for federal government grants.
  • Network for Good
    Network for Good is an online charitable resource where people can donate to more than 1 million charities and search from among more than 36,000 volunteer opportunities. Additionally it features online donation forms and crisis relief news. This site is fully searchable. This is a website where you can give to your favorite charity/charities and have all your donation records stored and accessible at any time.
  • New York State Office of the Attorney General Charities Bureau Registry Search
    The Attorney General's Charities Bureau is responsible for supervising charitable organizations to insure that donors and beneficiaries of those charities are protected from unscrupulous practices in the solicitation and management of charitable assets. The Bureau also supervises the activity of foundations and other charities to ensure that their funds and other property devoted to charitable purposes are properly used, and protects the public interest in charitable gifts and bequests contained in wills and trust agreements. The Bureau also maintains a registry of charities and fundraising professionals.
  • US National -- For charities and donors
    Check out a business or charity, file a complaint, inquire about a company, and view annual reports.