Charitable Giving Information Resources
The Attorney General wants all Iowans to make informed decisions about their charitable giving. To help Iowans in make these important personal decisions the Attorney General offers a variety of resources here which allow you to find information on a charity before writing that check.
Iowa Secretary of State. Search for the business filings of Iowa Non Profits
Guidestar. allows searching of financial records of non-profits (some features requires (free) registration)
Charity Navigator. an independent charity evaluator, that evaluates the financial health of over 5,300 of America's largest charities.
Better Business Bureau. Check out a business or charity.