Resources on charitable giving and fiscal accountability:
Although these organizations are all based in the U.S., many monitor ministries with large global reach.
RESEARCH — The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Urban Institute’s National Center for Charitable Statistics and Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy, Independent Sector and Foundation Director Online all host relevant research.
WATCHDOGS — Wall Watchers, an independent source for Christian ministry ratings, posts financial profiles. CharityWatch, GuideStar.org, and Charity Navigator post evaluations of nonprofits.
NEWS — The Chronicle of Philanthropy and the Philanthropy Journal.