Links and Resources
Animal Protection Laws of the U.S. and Canada - http://aldf.org/article.php?id=259
Compendium of animal-related laws from the Animal Legal Defense Fund.
Humane Scorecard - http://www.hslf.org/humanescorecard
Scoring of U.S. federal legislators from the Humane Society Legislative Fund.
World Animal Net - http://www.worldanimal.net
Seeks to improve communication and coordination between international animal protection groups.
Research and Evaluation
FIREPAW - http://firepaw.org/fp/Research_Archives.html
Research studies on companion animal topics.
Faunalytics - http://faunalytics.org
(Formerly HumaneSpot.org/Humane Research Council)
Public opinion and behavior research studies on a wide variety of animal protection topics.
Animal Charity Evaluators - http://www.animalcharityevaluators.org
Dedicated to identifying and disseminating information about the most effective animal advocacy interventions and charities.
Guidestar - http://www.guidestar.org
Gathers and publicizes information about nonprofit organizations, including 990 forms.
Foundation Center - http://www.foundationcenter.org
Maintains database of U.S. and global grantmakers/grants; operates research, education, and training programs.
Philanthropedia - http://www.myphilanthropedia.org/
Rates and recommends nonprofit organizations based on input from experts.
The Council on Foundations - http://www.cof.org
A nonprofit membership association of grantmaking foundations and corporations.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - http://www.philanthropy.com/
News source for grantmakers, nonprofit leaders, and others involved in philanthropy.
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations - http://www.geofunders.org
Promotes strategies and practices for grantmakers that contribute to grantee success.
United States International Grantmaking - http://www.cof.org/topic/global-grantmaking
Facilitates effective and responsible international grantmaking by U.S. foundations.
BoardSource - http://www.boardsource.org
Supports and promotes excellence in board service by providing resources and information related to nonprofit boards.