University Advancement

Development Research and Relationship Management


Selected Sites for Development Research on the Web



Starter sets for Internet-based research; Focus on free sites

        Corporate Internet Research

        Foundation Internet Research

        Individual Internet Research


Additional sites for development research:

        Corporate Intelligence Part I (USA): Business information on US companies

        Corporate Intelligence Part II (International): International business information sites

        Directory of Directories: Zip code directories, white pages, yellow pages and even map sites to locate prospects nationally and internationally

        Fund-Raising and Foundation Information: Sources for fund-raising, foundation research and philanthropy news

        Genealogy Research: Guides to genealogical research sites

        Go Fetch!: Selected software sites (smart agents and others) to help grab all the latest news on important prospects

        GovDocs: Gateway to federal, state and local government documents and funding sources

        HollyBiz: Sites for researching celebrities and the entertainment industry

        Legal Research: Locate lawyers and law firms here

        News & Current Events: Links to newspapers in the US and around the world

        Pay-Per-View: Web links to paid commercial database aggregators

        Planned Giving: Resources for the planned-giving professional, including related investment and regulation sites

        Prospect Research: Research guides, associations, publications

        Super Salary Site: Compilation of links for locating salaries and other compensation

        Top Lists: Rankings and ratings of individuals and corporations

        Wealthy Zip Codes: Wealthy zip list by state and links to other real estate and zip code related sites

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USC Development Research Staff Presentations (1997 - present)

* Last Updated: 10/19/12 * 

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