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  • Making the Most of Libraries in the Washington Area

    - Description of libraries in the Washington D.C. area, including the Library of Congress, National Libraries, Federal Agency Libraries and Depositories - list of addresses and directors of regional archives - list of presidential libraries and directors - information sheet on the National Library on Money & Politics

    Tags: Libraries; Washington;



  • The World of Nonprofits

    This tipsheet is a composite of all the IRE resources on nonprofits available in 1993, including tipsheets, a listing of IRE stories, nonprofit contacts, articles from Uplink and IRE Journal re: nonprofits, a sample Form 990 and a copy of the Stanford Bookstore series. Attached in PDF format is the table of contents. Order the entire kit or just the pages you need. Chapter 13 of The Investigative Reporter's Handbook is about nonprofits.

    Tags: nonprofit; charity; philanthropy; 990; attorney generals; IRS; Internal Revenue Service; charities as businesses; tax-exempt

    By Dan Langan, Charlie Shepard, Gil Gaul, Bill Montague, Rich Robertson, Olive Talley, Steve Weinberg, Russel Clemings