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Canadian Directory to Foundations and Corporations (access limited to LAC on-site users)
http://ic.imaginecanada.ca/login.asp
Includes foundations and corporations whose main activity is grant-making and whose funds are disbursed to a variety of organizations. Does not include foundations that exist to fund only one institution (e.g., most hospital and university foundations). Almost all of the Canadian foundations included in this Directory have registered charitable status with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Includes a helpful manual to assist in researching foundations and developing a funding proposal.

IPL Associations on the Net (AON)
www.ipl.org/div/aon/
Collection of over 1,100 Internet sites providing information about a wide variety of professional and trade associations, cultural and art organizations, political parties and advocacy groups, labor unions, academic societies, and research institutions.

Idealist.org
www.idealist.org/
Includes a database of non-profit and community organizations in 190 countries. Good coverage for Canada.

Scholarly Societies Project
www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/society/overview.html
"Facilitating access to information about scholarly societies across the world". Searchable site linking to websites of Scholarly Societies. Search by name, acronym, subject.