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Kresge Library Databases

Guidestar / UM Ann Arbor Users

  • Key resource for nonprofit organizations in the United States
  • Search by almost any variable, including names, location, NTEE Codes, etc.
  • National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities
    • Codes of note include:
    • K30 (Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs)
    • K31 (Food Banks, Food Pantries)
    • These also translate into NAICS code: 624210

Associations Unlimited / UM Ann Arbor Users

News Databases

ABI/INFORM (ProQuest) / UM Ann Arbor Users

Business Source Complete / Ross Only Resource

  • Find scholarly articles and news stories on food banks

Food Bank Organizations

Feeding America

  • Formerly known as America's Second Harvest, Feeding America is the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity.
  • Resources of note include:
    • Studies - which feature the yearly almanacs on the state of hunger in the United States.
    • Programs - provides examples of work they are supporting
    • Food Bank locator
    • Newsroom
    • Faces of Hunger - with features showcasing the people who are relying on assistance for food in the United States.

Food Bank Council of Michigan

Food Research and Action Center (FRAC)

  • The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) is the leading national nonprofit organization working to improve public policies and public-private partnerships to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the United States. FRAC works with hundreds of national, state and local nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and corporations to address hunger and its root cause, poverty.
  • Resources of note include: