Sector News

by NGOsource_Team, posted May 7, 2021

In response to the horrific surge of COVID in India, we compiled a list of Indian NGOs working in health and development that have currently valid EDs on file with NGOsource.

by NGOsource_Team, posted August 23, 2020

TechSoup's General Counsel provides an overview of "due diligence" in the charitable sector. Part 1 examines the meaning of the term. 

by NGOsource_Team, posted December 20, 2016

With the support of its 60 global partners, TechSoup has a service to verify that NGOs meet the local charity standards of the country where they are located to make them eligible to receive...

by NGOsource_Team, posted October 18, 2016

On October 3, NGOsource received its 2,000th equivalency determination (ED), which represents grants to 1,353 unique organizations in 113 countries around the world

by NGOsource_Team, posted July 19, 2016

NGOsource’s equivalency determination (ED) repository helps community foundations serve their stakeholders by making international grantmaking more efficient. 

by NGOsource_Team, posted May 24, 2016

We are excited that corporate foundations and corporate philanthropy programs are increasingly joining NGOsource, a joint project of TechSoup and the Council on Foundations, to support their...

by NGOsource_Team, posted May 13, 2016

NGOsource recently conducted a survey of the NGOs for which we completed an ED in the last two years. Through this survey, we received helpful feedback from 150 NGOs in 40 countries that provides...

by NGOsource_Team, posted March 28, 2016

In three short years, NGOsource has come a long way towards fulfilling our mission: to make equivalency determination (ED) easier for both grantmakers and NGOs.

by NGOsource_Team, posted December 2, 2015

Insight into how the NGOsource legal team works to certify as many non-U.S. NGOs as possible in order to streamline and increase international giving.

by NGOsource_Team, posted September 30, 2015

As our central ED repository grows, grantmakers have a greater chance of finding that the ED they want to request has already been certified by us. EDs are delivered within one business day for...

by NGOsource_Team, posted September 29, 2015

The IRS and Treasury department issued final rules on equivalency determinations (EDs) on September 25, 2015. These regulations are a direct result of years of advocacy by the Council on...

by NGOsource_Team, posted August 3, 2015

An NGO that has been through the ED process with NGOsource once gains an advantage from already having an ED in our repository because multiple grantmakers can affordably request an ED from us for...